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I bought my monitor about 2 years ago, just recently it has started coming on with the contrast menu popped up. I tired to press '1' to exit, but nothing works and it won't come off the screen. i have tried unplugging the monitor for a while, and the contrast menu doesn't come on for about 2 minutes, but no matter what i do, it always comes back on. any suggestions?

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    My monitor may be old but the Contrast keeps popping up... the only way to keep it closed is to hold the EXIT button

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Yes, sounds like the button is jamed down and is holding the little button on the inside in the down position.

Try poping it out using a little knife or by opening it up and fixing it from the inside. Make sure to unplug it first.

If it ame with a driver CD, install it, if not then the previouse should work

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If your the monitor was purchased seprately from the computer , it might be still under warrnaty.Call Dell and get it replaced.If not, open the on screen menu and try factory reset on the monitor , it tends to fix the issue.
The monitor you are talking about is a philips or a dell

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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Plz open the case of the monitor and check the buttons and see if it is struck.If everything is ok then u have to show it to a qualified technician.

Caution Inside the monitor there is a high voltage so be carefull.

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Sounds like the buttons are sticky. Open unit and clean with electronic cleaner. May try spray with unit off.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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