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My AOC monitor 21' has an on-screen display, but I'm wondering how its lock function works.

Can you help me figure out how to lock and unlock the OSD?

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Can you clarify "AOC monitor" and what you mean by locking / unlocking it? –  Ciaran Aug 29 '09 at 13:02
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According to aoc page you need to do the following for one of the displays:

OSD Lock Function: To lock the OSD, press and hold the MENUbutton while the monitor is off and then press power button to turn the monitor on. To un-lock the OSD - press and hold the MENUbutton while the monitor is off and then press power button to turn the monitor on.

If it doesn't work try searching for your display on the page. Or check the manual you got with monitor.

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OSD Lock Function: To lock the OSD, press and hold the Left button while the monitor is off and then press power button to turn the monitor on. To un-lock the OSD - press and hold the Left button while the monitor is off and then press power button to turn the monitor on.

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I was also caught in same problem, I figured out that configuration is different for different model of AOC, better you see your manual carefully.

On my model, manual says, while monitor is off, press left key button and press monitor-on button together to lock/unlock the osd. [I know the post is older, just writing the answer, perhaps it helps someone.]

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To unlock the OSD lock, Press and hold the menu button for 10 seconds then the menu will appear.To lock OSD press and hold the menu button for 10 seconds.

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My one is AOC. What I did is, First turn off the power button and then press the power and menu button together, if its shows on the display the OSD lock message then it means its hasn’t worked but if not then it means it worked... I tested this myself

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If your AOC e2343F is locked then just power off your screen and hold power and menu buttons together. Then you'll get your screen unlocked.

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