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MarkyBoi311
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Registered: ‎07-04-2011
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How to unlock OSD my HPx20 LED wide screen monitor?..

if i press the menu button in my HPx20LED wide screen monitor it says OSD lock.. how to unlock with it?..

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bkiran
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Re: How to unlock OSD my HPx20 LED wide screen monitor?..

Hi,

 

Just Press and hold the Menu button for 30 Seconds and You should get a message that it is unlocked

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WH4Y
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This solution didn't work for me

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nicekitty6988
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Unlocking the OSD menu

  1. Turn the monitor off.
  2. Press and hold the Menu button.
  3. Press and release the Power button.
  4. Release the Menu button.
    The OSD is now unlocked.
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christech
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Registered: ‎04-21-2012
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Re: How to unlock OSD my HPx20 LED wide screen monitor?..

Hi

 

This has most likely annoyed many of you at some point. You turn on your monitor one day and see a jeering message telling you something about an “OSD Lockout”. It doesn’t allow you to change any of your monitors settings, including the setting intended to turn off this message. While I’ve only seen this error on HP monitors I know that others have encountered it on other brands as well. The fixes I provide should work on those monitors too. (Note: OSD stands for On Screen Display.)

Fix One:
Plug in the monitor and power it up. Hold down the Power button until you get a message saying “OSD Unlocked”. If the problem persists after OSD is unlocked then unplug the monitor from the wall, wait 20 seconds and try again.

Fix Two:
Turn on the monitor and hold down the Menu button for 10-20 seconds. This should unlock the OSD.

Fix Three:
Turn off the monitor, press down the Menu button and then turn on the monitor. Wait 10-20 seconds. This should unlock the OSD.

Fix Four:
The Menu button may be stuck in a pressed in position. To get it “unstuck” you’ll usually need to open up the monitor. This could be tricky unless you know what you’re doing. Unfortunately there are too many models of monitor for me to provide detailed instructions. If you have warranty this is where you want to contact the manufacturer.


I finally cut the HP panel out with my dremal leaving the printed circut holding the buttons, grabed onto it with a vise grip and yanked it out like a bad tooth! Guess what, “NO MORE OSD”

 

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blabla33
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Thank you! You're my saviour. Only your solution worked. Yahoo! =)
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slcphotos
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Fix #2 worked!  Thank you for your help.  FYI, this was on my brand new Pavilion 22xi Monitor.  Thanks again.

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Khizarhayat
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Registered: ‎08-22-2013
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Re: How to unlock OSD my HPx20 LED wide screen monitor?..

Hi All,

 

below solution worked for me.

 

Unlocking the OSD menu

  1. Turn the monitor off.
  2. Press and hold the Menu button.
  3. Press and release the Power button.
  4. Release the Menu button.
    The OSD is now unlocked
     
    thankss nicekitty6988
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