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I have small sign which says unlock with a key and book symbol at the bottom of my screen any ideas please. also cd rom not working and cant download any digi pics from my camera and i pod site not accepting my nano

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  • raza2mataz Aug 17, 2008

    computor just over a year old and running xp but no response when clicking on symbol

  • Steve Si
    Steve Si May 11, 2010

    Is this XP or Vista? If you have just installed it then you may need to activate it. What else does it say when you click on the key symbol?

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