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How do I get rid of a oblong black box on screen?


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An 7 inch black box has shown up on my screen. I don't know how or why it's there, but I do NOT want it there. It mirrors my typing and does other things.

I want to get rid of it. How?
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Try pressing command + F + 5

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a plus sign and F and a plus sign and 5? Is that what you're suggesting, or just F5?
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Command and F and 5

or open System Preferences - Universal Access, and turn off Voice Over

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thanks...the system preference cite is what worked to get it to go away.
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