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  1.    05 Aug 2015 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peggy View Post
    device is not under warranty, 4 years old, had hd replaced in Dec of 14
    Was it a Dell replacement hard drive Peggy? or one from a pc shop etc.

    Do you see this screen?

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    if so using your keyboard cursor down and press enter on safe mode and see what happens
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  2.    05 Aug 2015 #22
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    torquemada...that is the point when it asks for name and password it says one or the other is not valid... I am dead in the water at that point
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  3.    05 Aug 2015 #23
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    yes that is the screen I see, I can get Win 7 to open in safe mode or safe mode networking, but that is it have no pointer and arrows dont work
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  4.    05 Aug 2015 #24
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    hd from pc shop
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  5.    05 Aug 2015 #25
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    Is it asking for the bitlocker code?
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  6.    05 Aug 2015 #26
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    So you can actually see your windows desktop when you hit Safe Mode?

    Come on guys and gals , I'm an old pensioner may need some help, let's get Peggy sorted out.
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  7.    05 Aug 2015 #27
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    LOL Torquemada, yes I can see the desktop icons and everything, has the box explaining what safe mode is, but I can't do anything beyond this because I have no pointer :P I really so do appreciate your help, and thanks for the giggle
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  8.    05 Aug 2015 #28
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    Right oh, start the laptop do your favourite F8 trick and cursor down to "last known good configuration" hit enter cross your fingers and anything else thats handy.
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  9.    05 Aug 2015 #29
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    did that already Torque no good there either :P
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  10.    05 Aug 2015 #30
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    Ok I'm off to bed, maybe somebody from your side of the pond might have some ideas. I'll sleep on it.
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