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Old 07-12-2010, 02:35 PM   #1
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Whenever I attempt to turn off my HP monitor, I get a display message saying Power Button Lockout... so I can't really turn it off unless I unplug it. Anyone know how to fix it?
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Hold the power button for 10 seconds, that should unlock the power button.
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Old 07-12-2010, 02:41 PM   #3
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Cool! Thanks.
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Np
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:08 PM   #5
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What is the practical purpose of that feature? Lolll
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Who the freak knows!! It's a power button lock feature that HP put on some of their monitors, lame if you ask me.
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Google doesn't know the purpose either =[

Obviously it's a useless feature.
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Who the freak knows!! It's a power button lock feature that HP put on some of their monitors, lame if you ask me.
It's used as a public display feature, so idiots who try to mess with the displays don't turn them off.
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OOoooohhhh that makes sense.
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