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thinkpad 560x black screen with lock icon on display. HELP !

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jillyd1975

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I am trying to factory reset my 1998 thinkpad and the start up page is black with a lock icon on the front.  2 days ago, I was able to get into the setting and now I can't. 

 

any suggestions please !!

 

Jilly


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DR M

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Hi, Jilly.

 

Can you please take a photo and attach it in your next reply? 

 

What's the operating system? Windows 10 or something else? 


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phillpower2

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Couple of problems with this thread DR M;

 

The computer dates back to 1997/98 and is therefore regarded as being obsolete.

 

Any GTG Windows OS forum that predates Windows 8/8.1 have been retired.

 

The OP is asking for help with getting around a password and so cannot be assisted in any event I`m afraid


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