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Unlocking laptop from safemode.

I turned my laptop off via the on/off button insted of the 'shut down' method and as a result I can't get into my account. I have tried pressing the F2 button on start-up and have went through all of the 'safe mode' options, but this hasn't solved the problem. Can you help please?

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I do not claim to be any great font of knowledge when it comes to laptops so I can tell you basically what a desktop would do:

During the re-booting process I hold down ctrl/F8 or just F8 to get the options menu with safe mode on it,. After I run Scandisk it there are no errors, I re-boot the computer and hold down F8 to run in "normal" mode again.

This may be Greek to you-like I said, I don't know.

Good luck!!!!

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Boot the PC with tapping F8 Key during start. It will give you option for selection of Safe mode.
Let me know what the screen shows in both mode. Any error message will help out to fix the problem

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