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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by willow1234, Dec 22, 2012.

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  1. willow1234

    willow1234 Thread Starter

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    i am trying to turn my computer on it is a dell it keeps saying number of unsuccessful attempts 7 or more system halted must power down. i have powered the computer down a number of times and still it says the same thing do u know how i can correct this
     
  2. lunarlander

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    Did you set local security policy to lock you out after 7 failed password attempts? But then again I have never seen it requiring a power down. Do you know what kind of unsuccessful attempts it is talking about ?
     
  3. dai

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    run dell diagnostics
     
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