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How do I adjust brightness and contrast. When I hit a button the monitor says "OSD Locked"

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Press and hold the Power button until it show you "menu"or say OSD Unlocked

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How to unlock buttons?


Not sure if this is exactly the same as yours your model hard to find I had 2 similar monitors at previous employer and they both operated the same way Taking a Look 1. Power Switch Pressing this button turns the display system power on or off. 2. Menu/Select ? Pressing this button pops up the OSD menus on the screen, and used to select ("Up" direction) the OSD control options on the screen. ? This button is used to select ("Down" direction) the OSD control options on 3. Select the screen. 4. + This button is used to increase the value of the selected OSD control option. 5. 0 This button is used to decrease the value of the selected OSD control option. Quick Adjustment Function When the OSD Menu is not active, the following functions are available for the quick adjustment. Pressing ? button once pops up the OSD Function Main Menu . Pressing ? button once pops up the small Brightness icon. Use +or 0button to adjust the Brightness level. Pressing + button once pops up the small Volume icon. Use +or 0 button to adjust the Volume level.

Apr 17, 2016 | Princeton Digital VL173 Monitor

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Brightness/contrast locked


All computer monitors, whether they are LCD or CRT style, have a built-in feature called the on-screen display (OSD) lockout that prevents users from viewing any images on the monitor. If your computer screen has accidentally been set to the OSD lockout setting, there are several ways you can remove the lockout.

Power off your computer and then remove the monitor cable from the port on the back side of the computer case. Reattach the cable and make sure the pins are correctly screwed in. Power the computer back on and check to see if the OSD lockout message is still being displayed. Check the manual that came with your computer or monitor and locate the troubleshooting section if you are still receiving the OSD lockout message. Find the OSD lockout heading and read the method that your particular model uses to remove the lockout. Attempt generic lockout removal procedures if you no longer have the manual that came with your monitor. Press and hold the "Menu" button located at the bottom of your monitor for 15 seconds and wait to see if the OSD lockout message disappears. Press the "Menu" button again if the lockout message remains on the screen. Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the main menu options. Highlight the "Settings" or "OSD Menu" option and then hit the Menu key again to access the new list of settings. Scroll down to the "OSD Lock" heading. Use the arrow keys to change the setting to "No." Hit the Menu key again to return to the main menu. Scroll to the "Exit" setting and then hit the Menu key a final time to exit the menu setting and remove the OSD lockout.

Mar 02, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 580 Desktop Computer...

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How to make the images darker


Push the 'OSD' ("On Screen Display") button on the bottom-edge of the monitor.
Use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select BRIGHTNESS or CONTRAST.
Use the OK button to choose that selection.
Use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to decrease/increase the BRIGHTNESS.
Use the OK button to confirm the setting.
Use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select CONTRAST.
Use the OK button to choose that selection.
Use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to decrease/increase the CONTRAST.
Use the OK button to confirm the setting.
Push the 'OSD' button to exit from the OSD.

Jun 01, 2011 | Acer AL1916W 19" LCD Monitor

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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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How do I make screen adjustments - brightness, contrast, etc.?


Press the OSD (On Screen Display) button, to display the OSD menu. Use the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons to cycle through the various settings. Press the OSD button to "select" one of the settings to be changed. Use the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons to alter the setting. Press the OSD button to "accept" the new setting.

Oct 23, 2010 | AOC Monitor

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Want to unlock my monitor


This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of
settings or prevent others from adjusting the current settings.

1. Lock : Hold down the menu button for more than five seconds to activate
the OSD adjustment lock function.

2. Unlock : Hold down the menu button for more than five seconds to
deactivate the OSD adjustment lock function.

Though the OSD adjustment lock function is activated, you can still
adjust the brightness and contrast, and adjust MagicBright ( )
using the Direct button.

Found at: http://www.retrevo.com/support/Samsung-713BM-PLUS-Monitors-manual/id/2994ag905/t/2/

Hope this helps and please remeber to give me a rating, thanks!

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Apr 06, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster 713BM 17" LCD Monitor

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The menu that controls contrast, brightness ect is stuck on the menu and when i push the number 1 button on he monitor it does nothing but lock the osd. If i hit the down button the contrast will move down...


Try pressing the number 1 again. It should exit the OSD. While the screen is stuck with the OSD. Press the power button (blue) and push to turn it on again.

Hope this helps.

Mar 15, 2009 | ViewSonic VX924 19" LCD Monitor

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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.

Dec 02, 2008 | HP Pavilion F1503 15" LCD Flat Panel...

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On the side of the monitor are 6 little buttons. What is the function of each of these buttons.


I found a user guide for a CMV938A that I expect the buttons to be the same.

Here is a link to the manual: CMV938A User Guide

The buttons are described on page 6 of the manual.

1.
Power On/Off button and indicator LED.
Green: Normal.
Orange: Power Saving.
Off: Power Off.

2.
Enter and exit the OSD menu.

3. O/>
•* Quick brightness adjustment and increase contrast/brightness.
•* Move selection right when OSD is displayed.

4. O/<
•* Quick contrast adjustment and decrease contrast/brightness.
•* Move selection left when OSD is displayed.

5 Auto/▼
• *Automatically optimize positions, phase, and clock when OSD is not displayed.
• *Move selection down when OSD is displayed.

6 Turbo/▲ •
*Switch between picture, text and economy modes.
• *Move selection up when OSD is displayed.

Nov 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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OSD Locked


Press menu button for 5 seconds until the text "OSD Unlocked" appears on the screen.

Aug 28, 2007 | LG Flatron L1750S 17" LCD Monitor

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