Question about HP vs15 15"LCD Flat Panel Monitor
Hold the menu/ok button for ten seconds, to unlock the OSD.
If this doesn't solve the problem, then it's probably the button that got stuck.
There are two things you can do to repair it, but both require that you dismantle the casing, which voids any warranty.. so, if the monitor's still covered by the warranty, or if money is not an issue, have it repaired by professionals on an accredited brand shop (check your warranty details for more information on this subject).
If not, remove the casing, locate the menu button's contact switch on the circuit board, and try to release it using something thin like a screwdriver, x-acto knife, or set of plyers.
If this doesn't work, chances are the menu button is stuck on a loop, sending a continuous signal to the board (which keeps locking/unlocking the OSD).
If so, your only solution (other than take it to a repair shop) is to remove it, by prying it off with a screwdriver or set of plyers.
Of course, you'll lose access to the OSD features, but I guess this is better than to have a message stuck on front of your screen all the time..
This is a tried and working solution, since I had this problem myself (with a Philips 190B monitor), and solved it successfully, with this method.
Posted on Sep 25, 2008
I've been getting a OSD Lockout message and cant fix it. Can you explain to me what it is the problem.
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Press and hold any front panel button for 15 seconds. the OSD lockout will dissapear and the real OSD menu will aprea
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
1 step. first you turn your computer off
2 step. then you hold the menu bar for atleast 5 seconds
3 step. just turn your computer on
4 step. when you turn your computer on your menu bar keeps going off and on
thats as far as i know
after i unlocked the osd my menu bar has been apearing off and on so i dont know what to do reply
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
It's possible a button is physically stuck in the "pressed down" position, check the buttons for normal function. and un-stick by using something thin around the button to pull out or unstuck
hope this helps
Posted on Jan 09, 2008
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monitor, osd lockout Posted in Fixes ' Comments (32)
This has most likely annoyed many of you at some point. You turn on your monitor one day and see a jeering message telling you something about an "OSD Lockout". It doesn't allow you to change any of your monitors settings, including the setting intended to turn off this message. While I've only seen this error on HP monitors I know that others have encountered it on other brands as well. The fixes I provide should work on those monitors too. (Note: OSD stands for On Screen Display.)
Fix One: Plug in the monitor and power it up. Hold down the Power button until you get a message saying "OSD Unlocked". If the problem persists after OSD is unlocked then unplug the monitor from the wall, wait 20 seconds and try again.
Fix Two: Turn on the monitor and hold down the Menu button for 10-20 seconds. This should unlock the OSD.
Fix Three: Turn off the monitor, press down the Menu button and then turn on the monitor. Wait 10-20 seconds. This should unlock the OSD.
Fix Four: The Menu button may be stuck in a pressed in position. To get it "unstuck" you'll usually need to open up the monitor. This could be tricky unless you know what you're doing. Unfortunately there are too many models of monitor for me to provide detailed instructions. If you have warranty this is where you want to contact the manufacturer.
If you know of any other fixes feel free to contact me. Good luck!
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