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After turning on the computer the screen remains black and all I see is a small blinking lock with a 9 inside. Is there anything I can do to solve this problem

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Sounds like you need to enter a code or password unless its for a different overseas market--lobby support line with serial number,,they might be able to tell you market ect

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Here is the web page where this info is posted, in case you need more info, hope this helps you to determain.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01443366&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=uk&lang=en&rule=26781&product=3816592
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