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What can i do if a laptop gives this warning or error code " the system as been tempered with"

After that it as something like a lock which asks for a password of so

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Contact Prove ownership and they should be able to help.

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there is a security chip located on board the you may have tampered with or not i have seen cases where just simply putting a jump drive in the usb causes this error the chip sold on ebay for $14.99 if you need help open up the lappy please dont hesitate post i will help.

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SOURCE: Laptop asks for System Password

this is difficult to remove as the laptop will have to be disassembled and the cmos battery unsodered and left out for a while and then resoldered onto the board. Can be done but u will need a good technician

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SOURCE: i have bin locked out off my laptop dell inspiron 1520 its say something about system administrator

You could always try just pressing enter for password <blank>, if not read here:

and try 2nd Method.

If you can't reset your Admin Password, you may to reinstall your Operating System.

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