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Monitor menu shows up all of a sudden

Basically, the problem is that the menu (the one where u can choose brightness, contrast, screen size and all that stuff) is showing up all of a sudden, as if someone was pressing the buttons, someting like "ghost commands" or whatever you may call it... Since it was really annoying me, I just pressed button "2" for a few seconds, but, now, the message "OSD LOCK" keeps on flashing on my screen - again, as if someone was trying to open up monitor settings. I have tried lots of suggestions, such as trying to see if any button was stuck, updating drivers, but all of these had unsuccessful results, and "OSD LOCK" screen is still there, in front of my screen. So, any help would be really appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    Somebody please help .. my screen says OSD LOCK but how do I unlock it?

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    viewsonic screen menu not displayed

  • Anonymous Sep 27, 2008

    osd lock

  • Matthew Poli Oct 01, 2008

    The audio adjust menu flashes on my screen.  I have the 22inch version of this monitor.  Its driving me crazy! 

  • joe-pctech Oct 02, 2008

    on my ViewSonic VA912b monitor the "On-Screen-MENU" for Contrast appears -- and will not disappear. Clicking any of the six buttons will not work. Cycling power on the monitor will not work. Cycling power on the computer will not work. Very annoying because the display still looks 'good' and should have more years of use!

  • joliee Oct 05, 2008

    i have the same problem..monitor syncMaster 720Nshowing the menu for brightnes, contrast...please help!

  • lucas0965 Nov 21, 2008

    a got the same ghost...playing with my monitor menu....PROBLEMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!

  • dragonrower Feb 11, 2009

    it seems this is already a hardware issue. it keeps on happening to me as well. osd locked but now the osd lock message keeps on popping up! sadly, this happens just 2 weeks after my 1 year warranty expired. now that i see many of you have the same problem, i am starting to lose faith on viewsonic products. this is ridiculous!

  • dantebawar May 11, 2010

    I have a P76f+B viewsonic monitor that keep on changing the display mode even the display mode botton was not pressed...

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