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    griffithsr May 11, 2010

    Would be helpful to know make and model, as there are some default passwords that may work. Was the laptop pre-owned? Normally there would be no poasword set, unless your manual says otherwise.

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Try turning it off by holding down the power button until it powers down. Then try to boot it and see if it goes back to normal

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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    Debs Dec 01, 2008

    you can also try taking the battery out and running it on the mains only. This is common in toshiba laptops if you do not keep the bios updated.

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