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The computer will not boot up. It has an icon of a lock only. JD

When I turn on the computer, the screen is blank except for a small lock pictured in the upper left hand corner. I removed the inner battery for a few minutes thinking that this would break the lock, but it did not.
It appears that the computer is going to boot up, but then the lock appears and nothing else will work.

If you can advise me what to do, I would appreciate it greatly.

J. D.

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  • bocas Feb 06, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem. I've been to a repair service but they say that there is nothing they can do and I will have to take it to a service centre and have a new 'mother board' fitted. As we live in Turkey and the only service centre is in Istanbul, a 16 hour ride away, I'd be really grateful for another solution

  • galata132 Mar 21, 2009

    I have the same problem, but I am in Istanbul. can you give me he phone number of the Service Centre ?

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