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Ok i been searching for a solution and i have gotton i thought i would post my problem, i hope it can be answered. i have a viewsonic monitor and almost ever since i'v had this computer, the main power cable has been loose. its come undone hundreds of times....some times taking me over an hour to get another connection. im only 15 and i dont know anything about this a whole lot. but like 5 mins ago my monitor went out and when i finally got it back in, my color turned light red so its not clear anymore and when i try and open the "ocd" it says "OCD LOCKED" and my power button says "POWER BUTTON LOCKED". i have tried everything form holding power button from 10 seconds to 5 minutes and same with the menue buttons...i dont know wuts wrong with this monitor/cord its about 4 years old. so please help me i hope i explained this enough.

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1) To unlock the monitor:

2) I am not sure about the red light, are you taking about the power light or you are getting red tinting cast on the screen.

3) The monitor is old will more likely to have problem in the power supply by now due to bad caps and it can make the monitor act strangely. I am not sure what you mena by loos power cable.

I would not suggest you to try to take it apart since there are high voltages inside that can kill you.

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