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Menu randomly pops up while pushing no buttons....

For some reason, the menu to change monitor settings will randomly pop up and block my screen for 30 or so seconds at a time. Sometimes this will happen every 3 or 4 minutes, but not usually that often. Hitting the buttons on the monitor will not make the menu go off and I'm actually not even sure if I am able to change the settings for the monitor. Also, related and almost just as annoying, when I try to turn off my monitor, say while the computer is still on because I won't be using it for a bit, hitting the power button will not turn off the monitor but instead bring up the settings menu. Nothing will make menu go off and eventually get fed up with trying to turn off my monitor. Sometimes hitting the power button 15 or more times will eventually turn it off, but it's a major pain. Any help would certainly be appreciated. I believe I still have time on my warranty, so if that seems like the best option than so be it. I figured that I would try here first. Thanks...

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Re: Menu randomly pops up while pushing no buttons....

It sounds like an issue with the power button board and I would certainly make use of the warranty option.

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