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locked out and require help with clean install

  1. #11

    Thank you!

    I copied that fix and printed it out, for my "Repair Notes" folder, that I carry with me in my 'Kit' on every service call.

    I hope that others, reading this thread will save that 'Fix' as well.

    Thanks again!
    And, Happy New Year!

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  2. #12

    Posts : 10
    windows 8

    Also make a note that this does not fully solve the problem.

    After using it for a while i noticed there were still problems with what I could do with the system, but at least I was able to finally reset back to factory settings
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