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Contrast and Brightness require adjustment

COMPAQ 1720 MONITOR.
I press the Menu button but cannot get a Menu on the screen.
Yesterday the contrast box - showing maximum kept coming onto the screen automatically - it has now disappeared.
The contrast and possibly the brightness require adjustment.
Maureen

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  • Seabee Tim May 11, 2010

    Odd. Is this a new monitor? Did it come with an installation disc? Have you installed any new programs lately that may have caused a conflict with your display? A new game, maybe? What is your operating system and graphics card?

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Hi im josh in cebu phils. Maureen may i help you? If it happened yesterday that the contrast box keep on coming. there's a problem in your monitor.so try to check the buttons if covered with dust cleaning may solved the problem.Maureen if you have the manual use it in adjusting the resolution and if you dont have try to press the button mark + or increase just press both of the to the brightnest as posible so that you may be able to proceed another action. thats all for now.hope i helped you.good luck.

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