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I have a compaq w17q lcd monitor. I have a blue box that constantly flashes "osd locked". I have tried everything to unlock it including disconnecting the cables and reconnecting. Is there some way to fix this problem?

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Hope this is what you're looking for:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&product=374665&dlc=en&docname=c00306984

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COMPAQ W17Q MONITOR CANNOT UNLOCK OSD


Here is the link to the monitor manual:
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00881436.pdf
If you can operate the OSD menu, try resetting.
I have noticed in the past that Compaq products have proprietary wiring schemes for their cabling. If you are using a VGA/SVGA cable (D-Sub) make sure that all the pins are present and wired. A pass through type cable will ensure that this is done.

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"OSD LOCKED" box on my screen


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 ten 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.



OSD stands for "On Screen Display." It is an onscreen configuration menu included with various monitors. When you press the MENU button or one of the other buttons on the front or side of a monitor, the onscreen display may appear. The OSD typically includes monitor calibration options, such as brightness, contrast, and color adjustments. Some OSDs may also include horizontal and vertical position controls as well as tilt and keystone adjustments.
If you can't make adjustments to the monitor settings using the OSD interface, the onscreen display may be locked. You may also see the phrase "OSD Locked" appear when you try to change the settings. Some monitors include an option within the menu called "OSD Lock", which you can turn on or off. If this option is available, simply turn OSD Lock off and you will be able to make adjustments to the settings.
If your monitor does not include the "OSD Lock" option, you may be able to unlock the OSD by pressing and holding the MENU button on the front or side of the monitor for several seconds. If you try this method, be patient! It may take up to 15 seconds for the OSD to unlock.


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Dec 07, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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I have a compaq w17q osd is locked


turn off the monitor and hold the menu button in while you turn it on. this will unlock it.

Sep 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Why am I getting osd main controls locked flashing and then the same message saying unlocked and i am unable to clear it - posted in Monitors ... the attention osd locked is constantly flashing on and off...


Most of the monitors have a function to lock the OSD to prevent accidental changes in the configuration of the monitor.
If you are constantly getting the message about OSD being locked and unlocked then it means that the OSD locking button is constantly pressed.
Usually it is the "Menu" button on the monitor which is used to lock the OSD.
Check if the Menu button is constantly pressed.

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I have a compaq w17q monitor and the osd locked message keeps popping up. how do I get this to stop?


Hold the menu button in WHILE turning on the power. This toggles the state of teh OSD lock.

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Compaq FP5315 monitor with OSD Lock out


Here is the tip to solve your problem. Hope this might be helpful to you.

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 five 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.

Good luck!

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My computer screen has a blue box that pops up and say "Controls locked". I am assuming that the buttons on the bottom right hand corner of my moniter is what it is talking about because when I hit the...


This is from the user manual for the monitor. You can download a copy from hp here:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=324216&os=228&lang=en&

Click on the "monitor user's guide" link to download.

There are four adjustable options on the OSD settings screen: Lock OSD settings, Timeout, H Position, and V Position.
To change OSD settings:
1 Open the OSD setting screen under the Advanced menu. See
“Using the On Screen Display” on page 25.
2 Press the Browse buttons to select the option you want to adjust.
3 Press the Select button to check the option.
To change OSD lock setting:
1 Press the Browse button to select yes (lock) or no (unlock). The
setting is automatically saved when you change the value.
2 Choose Exit sub-menu and press the Select button to return to
the OSD Main Menu or press the Menu button to exit OSD.
NOTE: Once OSD is locked, all OSD functions including the
shortcut buttons are disabled. If OSD is locked, pressing
any button on the monitor directly opens the Lock OSD
settings window so that you can unlock OSD.

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OSD LOCKED in Compaq LCD 17" Model No. 7020


I had this problem with a different model. try this.

. turn off the monitor.
. press and hold the Menu key while you turn on the monitor again.


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