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I have a black rectangle taking up the bottom half of the screen. Periodically it will leave. How do it get rid of it.

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Go into menu and turn closed caption off, it is probably set to text. in audio setup

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It is your Closed Captioning malfunctioning. You can try and access the menu and turn the CC off but more times than not it is a malfunction that is unfixable.
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Look in the manual and find how to restore the factory settings - it will probably be some weird combination of buttons that you would never guess. On her set, which has a built-in VCR, it was simultaneously pressing "play" and "FF" (on the set, not the remote) for five seconds until the set powered down. Yours will probably be something different but equally odd. That should get rid of the black rectangle. Then you go through the initial setup and you're back in business.

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SOUNDS LIKE U HAVE THE CLOSED CAPTIONING ON, CHECK IN YOUR MENU AND TURN OFF

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