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Cannot set the brightness, contrast. Locked menu. Dell LCD.

\015 Im using the Dell 19" LCD. There are 4 buttons on the screen from left to right. Menu, -, +, On/Off. When I try to adjust the brightness or the contrast of the screen by pressing the menu button. There is a padlock displayed on the screen and I cannot access that menu.\015

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Niceeeee! this really fixed the issue after 15 seconds with the menu button preessed down the lock became unlocked. MAGIC!
You are always welcome.Thanks for letting us know how u resolved the issue yourself.
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