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Old 02-27-2010, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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We have a Gateway FPD2185W monitor that has been in operation for over 2 years now. The only complaint I have is that when the monitor is hooked up to a computer and turned on, there is a VERY annoying popup window right in the center of the screen that depicts the video input (DVI, VGA, etc). This window remains in the middle of the screen for several seconds before fading away.

I thought this problem had to do with the previous computer it was mated to (Dell). Recently, we dumped the Dell and hooked the monitor up to a Mac Mini. On the first hookup, this annoying window flashed on the screen and almost immediately disappeared. However, now it remains on screen as long as it did with the Dell.

Does ANYONE know how to turn this annoying "input" message off forever? We would certain appreciate solving this "riddle".

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That clarifies what output you are using. If you wanted to change it from DVI to VGA, that screen will come up and tell you what you are switching to.


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That clarifies what output you are using. If you wanted to change it from DVI to VGA, that screen will come up and tell you what you are switching to.

What he said ^. You can check the settings on your monitor itself to see if anything controls it's display time, if not well there's nothing you can really do about it.
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With some monitors, you can adjust the position of the OSD, or the amount of time it appears.
If not, there isn't really anything you can do.
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