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DELL E772p control menu is locked

Notice saying "Attention Control Menu is locked" appears on monitor screen when it is switched on and cannot be removed.

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Same message if CRT VGA cable unplugged and CRT turned ON"?
OMG (oh my golly gee wiz) its a freak'n CRT monitor 2005 or older.
a BLAST from the PAST and wow still glows.
ok you have a desktop (unstated and a monitor)
you lost the manual
and are not up to googling it finding it and reading it sure.
we have answered this 100 time here, (search much) no.
most monitor ever made If you push the menu button on said monitor for 10 long seconds it unlocks.
the manual clearly covers this.
ok I read you manual and the word lock is not there, nor seconds.
if control menu is stuck (locked means other things)
of stuck as in in this screen stuck that means the menu button is bad.


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Posted on Jul 03, 2019

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SOURCE: Monitor's "Control Lock/Unlocked" menu appears by itself

I have a PDF of the service manual, and I'll be glad to email to you upon request. It may help. cherrypicker@yahoo.com

Posted on May 30, 2007

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SOURCE: philips 109s20 crt monitor

Here's the link for the product support page; http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?ctn=109S20&scy=us&slg=AEN&grp=PC_PRODUCTS_GR&cat=CRT_MONITORS_CA&sct=CRT_MONITORS_GT19_SU Click "User Manuals" on the left. or here is a direct link; http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/1/109s20/109s20_dfu_eng.pdf Check page 28: "The Main Menu displays OSD MAIN MENU LOCKED . Pressing the front control panels hasno effect. How can I unlock this function? Press and hold the OSD menu key for about 10 seconds until picture displays "OSD MAIN MENU UNLOCKED"" Hope this helps :)

Posted on Sep 03, 2007

samkong

Samuel Konger

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SOURCE: my sansung monitor bring a lock and unlock menu on the screen

Befor replacing the Control ic please check the micro switches those could also be faulty.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

budmrtn

Bud Martin

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SOURCE: monitor is always appear: ATTENTION: CONTROL

Try pushing in the menu button for 10~15 seconds to see if you can unlock it.

Posted on Jan 13, 2011

mrajesh17

Rajesh Madhagouni

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SOURCE: hi i gott dell dell e772p monitor menu button

Hi as you informed that you have a menu button problem so let me know how old is your dell e772p monitor to proceed further

Posted on Mar 08, 2011

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