01-05-2011 08:35 AM
After moving my monitor several times, to view movies, I find I can't power it down. It's a 2009m
When I hit the power button, I get a message, "Power Button Lockout" -- and nothing happens.
I have to unplug it to get it to power down!
Apparently I pressed some combination of buttons on the monitor, that set this lockout.
but I can't find any directions, for resetting it.
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01-05-2011 09:09 AM
Try a monitor reset. Unplug the monitor and hold down the monitor’s power button for 30-30 seconds. Plug the monitor back in and power it up. If that doesn’t work then go into the monitor’s menu and do a factory reset.
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01-05-2011 09:45 AM
OSD Lock-out —
The OSD can be enabled or disabled by pressing and holding the Menu buttonOSD Lock-out appears for 10 seconds.
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
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.
LINK To owners book h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01725831.pdf
hope this helps
09-09-2013 05:09 PM
None of these worked. I got it to turn off with the 10 second method, but when I turn it back on the it's the same retarded "Power Button Lock Out" When I press the menu buttton when "Power lock Out" is on, It does nothing. When it is not on, and I press the Menu button, the monitor TURNS OFF. Look, I hope someone can help me, but I am NEVER. Ever. Buying any HP monitors AGAIN. I have tried EVERY thing! I will have to buy an ASUS monitor.
08-10-2014 01:40 PM
This one worked for me....
While the monitor was on (and plugged in), I held the power button depressed for ten seconds.
The monitor turned off.
I turned the monitor on and it worked fine.
I was then able to turn off the monitor off without any lockout problems and turn it on again.