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The OSD Main Menu button keeps popping up every 5 seconds and whenever I exit it always takes me back. I've searched everywhere and found no solution just more people with the same problem so if I actually got some help it would be a dream come true.

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  • jabberjawsue Dec 10, 2007

    osd main menu button keeps popping up

  • noob232 Dec 28, 2007

    My OSD menu pops up at random times, my power button on my monitor chooses not to work at random times..., anyone got a solution?

  • adcain Dec 28, 2007

    The OSD Main Menu screen keeps popping up at random times and at times it won't go away at all. I am in business for myself and this is a reall nagging problem. Went to HP troubleshooting website for this monitor but cannot find a fix for this problem. Can someone please help. Do I nedd to buy a new monitor?

  • maxfactor999 Apr 29, 2008

    my osd ,ain menu keeps popping up...dont know what to do?????????

  • KatKellar May 08, 2008

    Problem with HP Pavilion f1503 / f1703 monitor -- Two boxes keep popping up randomly on my monitor screen: -- blue box that is used to set brightness and contrast and behind it I can see blue OSD Main Menu box. -- They come when they want and go when they want. The boxes appear over everything else on the screen, so I have to stop working on whatever I am doing until they decide to go away. My mouse pointer goes behind these boxes, so I can't use the mouse to make any selections on the boxes or exit them. Pushing in the menu button at the bottom of the monitor does not work either. HP technician told me to reset to factory settings but this did not work.

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F1703 monitor >> too simple!!! Unclip the front cover that sits around the front screen. >Becareful not to break the clips.>Remove the adjustment 715L1009-1-B (MANNEQUIN KEY BOARD) it has 2 screws and unclips from opposite side of the board. >> Clip back the surrounding cover.
Job done, no more OSD MAIN MENU ON YOUR SCREEN.
And you do not need to replace the board, your monitor will work just fine.

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I have a Dell E171FPB monitor that had the same problem with the Main Menu coming up and I thought I would tell you what I did to fix the problem.

1. I shut down the PC.
2. I removed the power cable and video cable from the back of the monitor.
3. I removed the four screws that hold the stand for the monitor and slid the stand off.
4. I then removed the 5 screws that hold the back cover on the monitor.
5. I took two flat blade screw drivers and carefully removed the back cover.

At the bottom of the monitor case, there is a small circuit board the holds the 6 switches for controlling the display.

6. I located the button that calls up the Main Menu. It is the second switch from the left as you are looking at the monitor from the rear.
7. I used a small solder iron and heated up the four prongs in sequence while holding the switch with a pair of needle nose pliers. I had to rotate this process from one prong to the other while all the time applying slight pulling pressure on the switch pulling it away from the circuit board.
8. Once the switch was removed, I put the cover back on and tightened up the five screws.
9. Then I slid the base back in the slot it came from and tightened the four screws.
10. I connected the video and power cable and turned on the PC.

With the switch removed the Main Menu never popped up again and I am so very happy.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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I was also facing same kind of problem ... actually all my screen setting changing automatically ....I had tried many ways like cleaning with spirit ,heating etc. but all proved to me a temporary solution FINALLY I REMOVED MY SWITCH PANEL & BROKE ALL MY SWITCHES & NOW THERE IS NO PROBLEM I AM CHANGING MY SCREEN SETTING WITH THE HELP OF A SCREW DRIVER BY CLOSING THE CONTACTS OF SWITCHES>>.......

Posted on May 17, 2010

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Could be defective front panel,switches corroded or the Interface board could be defective.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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I'v got the same problem yesterday .I spray with switch cleaning lubricant the 4 buttons of "Mannequin Key Board" and bye,bye problems. This happens when cleaning products is going through holes of facia, specialty spray solution

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Osd and main menu keep poping up

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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What I did to my Mitsubishi RD1714VM is I remove the cover and just resolder the tact switch on the front panel. After that the OSD didn't pop up anymore. I hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 26, 2013

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    Randy Navarrete Mar 26, 2013

    What I did to my Mitsubishi RD1714VM is I remove the cover and just resolder the tact switch on the front panel. After that the OSD didn't pop up anymore. I hope this helps.

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I have 14" dell Lcd monitor - the problem was the OSD screen offen 5 seconds appears, i could not work at all,so please give solution to avoid offen appearance of OSD screed

Posted on Oct 21, 2012

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Pls check 2 items-
1. The battery in the CPU mother board. Replace it if too old.
2. Unplug yr memory card from the slot & plug it back again. It could be loose.


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I know you said there were others that had the same problem with the Main Menu coming up and I thought I would tell you what I did to fix the problem.

1. I shut down the PC.
2. I removed the power cable and video cable from the back of the monitor.
3. I removed the four screws that hold the stand for the monitor and slid the stand off.
4. I then removed the 5 screws that hold the back cover on the monitor.
5. I took two flat blade screw drivers and carefully removed the back cover.

At the bottom of the monitor case, there is a small circuit board the holds the 6 switches for controlling the display.

6. I located the button that calls up the Main Menu. It is the second switch from the left as you are looking at the monitor from the rear.
7. I used a small solder iron and heated up the four prongs in sequence while holding the switch with a pair of needle nose pliers. I had to rotate this process from one prong to the other while all the time applying slight pulling pressure on the switch pulling it away from the circuit board.
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