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Black Boxes, and not those on jets, either!

For about 18 months, I have been getting countless and pointless black boxes on my TV. After reviewing all the channels I have access to, I see that about 10 or 15 channels are blocked, partially, by these black boxes. Do these black boxes serve a purpose other than to get the customer so ********** as to his/her breaking point includes trashing the TV? I did not trash mine, but I felt like doing so. So, my challenge to you is; show me how to get these "black Boxes" from hell gone permanently. Some of my favorite prograns have been affected. Whats worse, those black boxes usually happen between 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM and at 11:30 PM - 1:00AM. Please help. My email address is

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  • jazzi11 Jul 22, 2008

    Certain channels get a large black box in the center of the screen. It doesn't happen everyday but at least several times a week. I have a sharp flat screen. I can make the box disappear for a few seconds by pressing the volume key, but it comes right back after a few seconds. So I have to go to another channel and in a few hours it goes away until a day or two and it returns.


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It is usually caused by the text or closed captioning being on. Look in the menu to turn this off

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