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Unlocking laptop from safemode.

I turned off my laptop with the on/off button instead of the shut down option, and now I can't get into my account. I have tried pressing F2 on start up and selecting the different safe mode options, but I still can't get into my account. Could you please help?

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If u forgot ur password or if it got messed up in the file system you can try a repair installation or a system file reinstall using your operating disk (you will not lose any of your programs or files

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

  • jason Oct 07, 2008

    if that don't work you will need to delete install then reformat then install a fresh copy( which then you will lose all data you have saved

    if it is a security code for BIOS that is lost or forgotten then you will have to physically go inside and reset BIOS or disconnect the memory battery

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