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Red M on top

I don't what happens but suddenly a Red M show on top of the screen and the close caption wont work any more. I did press any button but nothingm

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  • Haschsu Sep 24, 2007

    yes, there's sound, and cc is in 1

  • irishmom Dec 31, 2008

    I have the same problem. Red M at the top of the screen and the volume automatically goes up to 32. Checked, and tv is set at CC1.



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Is the M for Mute, is there sound? The CC has many different stages, if you are on text it would show a black square, and you have CC 1-4. You should be on CC1. Check this first.

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