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LCD Main MEnu

Hi, I m Sheila. My problem is my screen main menu keeps popping up even without me touching the small screen button. it really drives me nut because every few second the menu keeps coming up. sometime theer would be this purple padlock pops up in the screen. please help me out on this. thanking u in advance.

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It is possible that menu button on the monitor is stuck. I suggest to call your computer manufacturer where you purchased the monitor, check for the warranty and request for a replacement.

Keep me posted.


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