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OSD Lock

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#1 jocose


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Posted 22 August 2010 - 05:24 PM

Hi, :bananas:

I have a Windows XP Media Center Edition Version 2002 Service Pack 3 and the monitor is
a HP w19b/w19e Wide LCD Monitor on NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE.

I have been having a problem with my onscreen display staying locked. I get a blue box saying
"Attention OSD Locked". You know, the :huh: annoying box on your monitor that never goes away
and you have to constantly work around it because everything stays behind it.

I have plugged in the monitor and powered it up, holding down the Power button trying to get it
unlocked. This hasn't worked. :thumbup2:

I've tried turning on the monitor and holding down the Menu button for 20 to 30 seconds
and up to a minute. This hasn't worked either. :thumbsup:

I've turned off the monitor, pressed down the Menu button and then turned on the monitor and
waited and waited and waited...... Still won't unlock. :thumbup2:

I have tried these fixes so many times, my monitor won't turn off and my Menu button doesn't
work anymore. :)

I have looked in my control panel and have open Display but can't find anything relating to the OSD Lock.
I have done searches in my guide and online and can't find any advice. :huh:

I have even contacted HP trying to get help and they want $100 to "fix" my problem! B)

Does anyone know how to permanently disable the OSD lock? :)

Thank you,


P.S. I love your emoticons! B)

Edited by hamluis, 22 August 2010 - 06:20 PM.
Moved from XP to External Hardware forum ~ Hamluis.

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#2 doinmeedin


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Posted 22 August 2010 - 06:23 PM

Try this link !
I know you have tried everything but here's a link to read through you may not have read it yet !

If life is not an option then why are we not given the option in the first place !

#3 jocose

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 09:39 PM

Hi doinmeedin,

Thanks for your reply. I'm sorry it took me so long to get back to you.
I don't know where the month has gone! :thumbsup:

I have tried that already and it does work for a short time and then
the "OSD Locked" pops up again.



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