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kathy wrote at 2007-07-07 02:40:23
We had the same problem and figure out that it was the closed captioning that was set on th 'On' setting. We turned it to the 'Off' setting and the problem went away


hnp wrote at 2009-10-12 14:52:28
i just fixed this problem in my home....the dvd was set to deliver 4x3 aspect ratio....and tv was 16x9,,,,also, if you are using 3plug rca jacks instead of 5 plug componect jacks there is possibly a setting for that to.....look in setup of your dvd player


yevon wrote at 2011-02-09 17:24:26
I had the same problem....After getting the right help from Sony...it was my TV...the Closed Caption Button had been turned on...It must be turned off.  So use the TV remote to turn off CC and then the black box disappeared.


belle wrote at 2012-10-09 23:07:53
Had the same problem. Just went to turned off the closed captioning and its gone.  


wequiock wrote at 2012-10-22 22:17:25
Thank you.  Turning off the closed captioning fixed it for me, also


Jamiegs wrote at 2012-11-25 01:34:17
I had this happen and it was the closed captioning on the television


Glenda wrote at 2016-10-30 14:49:07
Thank You!I too had this problem when I connected my DVD to another Television. Thanks to this Troubleshooting procedure...Well It Worked!


Glenda wrote at 2016-10-30 14:49:16
Thank You!I too had this problem when I connected my DVD to another Television. Thanks to this Troubleshooting procedure...Well It Worked!


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