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OSD Menu on my montior is lock on a Balance CM2017 LCD monitor i cant change any of my menu opitions....HELP

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    I have the same problem. I also have a white empty square in the middle of my email. It's annoying. How do we fix the OSD lockout.

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The answer depends on your monitor model, of course.
For some of the LCD models you may reset the monitor by pressing (and releasing) the "MENU" button (OSD menu appears) then hold the "SOURCE" button for a few seconds. When you see the monitor blinks it means that reset was done.

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I get a message that OSD is locked i cant increase brightness or other settings


Please try this:
OSD Lock ?The OSD can be enabled or disabled by
pressing and holding the Menu button on the front panel for
10 seconds. If the OSD is locked, the warning message
?SD Lock?displays for 10 seconds.
?If the OSD is locked, press and hold the Menu button for
10 seconds to unlock the OSD.
?If the OSD is unlocked, press and hold the Menu button
for 10 seconds to lock the OSD.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4460477-hp_vs_15_17_19_f_1705_1905_lock

Please leave rating if it helps.
Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
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Jan 30, 2011 | HP Vs17 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

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Can not stop monitor from truning on then off. then it says osd locked.


OSD Lock
The OSD can be enabled or disabled by pressing and holding the Menu button on the front panel for 10 seconds. If the OSD is locked, the warning message OSD Lock displays for 10 seconds.
If the OSD is locked, press and hold the Menu button for 10 seconds to unlock the OSD.

If the OSD is unlocked, press and hold the Menu button for 10 seconds to lock the OSD.

plz do rate the solution if helped

Nov 22, 2010 | HP L1506 15" LCD Monitor

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AOC LCD MONITER OSD LOCK


1) Press the MENU-button ( ) to activate the OSD window.

2) Press or to navigate through the functions. Once the desired function is highlighted, press the MENU-button to
activate sub-menu . Once the desired function is highlighted, press MENU-button to activate it.

3) Press or to change the settings of the selected function. Press or to select another function in sub-menu .
Press AUTO( ) to exit . If you want to adjust any other function, repeat steps 2-3.

4) OSD Lock Function: To lock the OSD, press and hold the MENU button while the monitor is off and then press power
button to turn the monitor on. To un-lock the OSD - press and hold the MENU button while the monitor is off and then
press power button to turn the monitor on.

5) Eco Mode hot key ( ) : Press the Eco key continuously to select the Eco mode of brightness when there is no OSD (
Eco mode hot key may not be available in all models).

6) Volume adjustment hot key : When there is no OSD , press Volume ( ) to active volume adjustment bar, press or
to adjust volume ( Only for the models with speakers).

http://www.retrevo.com/support/AOC-917SW-Monitors-manual/id/23449ag008/t/2/

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Apr 24, 2010 | AOC 917Sw 19" LCD Monitor

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Problem is i cant adjust colour and size because of showing "LOCK


This is how:

OSD Lock & Unlock
When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD
When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD
This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others
from adjusting the current settings.
Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment
lock function.
Unlock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to deactivate the OSD adjustment
lock function.

User manual:
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/detail/supportPrdDetail.do?menu=SP01&prd_mdl_cd=&prd_mdl_name=2233BW&prd_ia_sub_class_cd=P

Apr 23, 2010 | Samsung SyncMaster 2233BW 22" LCD Monitor

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My hp 1740 monitor is displaying osd lockout and menu back ond forth and i cant get rid of it


  1. Power your computer completely off and then remove the monitor cable from the port on the back side of the computer case. Reattach the cable and make sure the pins are correctly screwed in all of the way. Power the computer back on and check to see if the OSD lock out message is still being displayed.
  2. Step 2 Check the manual that came with your computer or monitor and locate the troubleshooting section if you are still receiving the OSD lock out message. Find the OSD lock out heading and read the method that your particular model of monitor uses to remove the lock out. Follow the instructions to remove the lock out.
  3. Step 3 Attempt generic lock out removal procedures if you no longer have the manual that came with your monitor. Press and hold the "Menu" button located at the bottom end of your monitor for 15 seconds and wait to see if the OSD lock out message disappears.
  4. Step 4 Press the "Menu" button again if the lock out message remains on the screen. Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the main menu options. Highlight the "Settings" or "OSD Menu" option and then hit the Menu key again to access the new list of settings.
  5. Step 5 fix-lockout-display-computer-monitor-1.5-120x120.jpg jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('#jsArticleStep5 span.image a:first').attr('href','http://i.ehow.com/images/a04/or/7q/fix-lockout-display-computer-monitor-1.5-800X800.jpg'); }); The OSD Settings Menu Scroll down to the "OSD Lock" heading. Use the arrow keys to change the setting to "No." Hit the Menu key again to return to the main menu. Scroll over to the "Exit" setting and then hit the Menu key a final time to exit the menu setting and remove the OSD lock out.

Apr 15, 2010 | HP L1740 17" LCD Monitor

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Osd locked message from HP in on for the first time. What is osd and how do I get rid of it?


When the OSD is locked, settings cannot be changed in the OSD menu. To Unlock the OSD, press and hold the MENU button on monitor while the monitor is off, then press the Power button to turn the monitor on. To lock the OSD, repeat the Unlocking procedure.

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Osd lockout? How do I get the on screen display unlocked?


OSD Lockout prevents changes being made to the monitor through the use of the front panel buttons. When the OSD is locked, pressing a button from front panel displays OSD Lock-out for about 10 seconds. You can quickly remove the OSD Lockout message by pressing a front panel button again. To unlock the OSD, press and hold the Menu button until the Main menu displays, about 10 seconds. To lock the OSD, press and hold the Menu button until an OSD-Lockout message displays, about 10 seconds.

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Press the Menu switch around 35 sec continuas..If lock open no prob other wise you have to replace the Menu micro switch..

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