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I am continually having an issue w/ my samsung syncmaster 931BF ... my osd is locked on my monitor and i cant figure out how to unlock it . ...

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When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD
When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD
This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others
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When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD
When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD
This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others
from adjusting the current settings.
Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment
lock function.
Unlock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to deactivate the OSD adjustment
lock function.

Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
Failed TV and Monitors pictures: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/

Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.
Or www.digikey.com just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current, long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

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When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD
When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD
This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others
from adjusting the current settings.
Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment
lock function.
Unlock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to deactivate the OSD adjustment
lock function.

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
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OSD Lock & Unlock
When pressing the AUTO button after locking the OSD
When pressing the MENU button after locking the OSD
This is the function that locks the OSD in order to keep the current states of settings or prevent others
from adjusting the current settings.
Lock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to activate the OSD adjustment
lock function.
Unlock : Hold down the MENU button for more than five (5) seconds to deactivate the OSD adjustment
lock function.

User manual:
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/detail/supportPrdDetail.do?menu=SP01&prd_mdl_cd=&prd_mdl_name=2233BW&prd_ia_sub_class_cd=P

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