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My IBM ThinkPad has a black screen with a lock icon on it and I cannot get into my laptop. How do I resolve this?

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Your laptop is a got a loss connection inside maybe you drop it... and it will trigger to lock all the device inside...

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The IBM Thinkpad has a very strong security system.

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