Updated: March 25, 2023
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by Anton Hrytsaienko
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My computer has been locked repeating not shut it

Also saying that someone stole my iP for identity theft.

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Nice to meet you, *****!
Can you please specify both the brand and the model of your computer?

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windows 10

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What troubleshooting have you done so far?

Customer Replay

none , I cannot unlock it . I have shut it down . When I turn it back on . The same message keep repeating .

Could you please specify what message is repeating?

Customer Replay

It is respecting that someone attempted to get into my computer has gotten a hold of my ip I do not know what that is . Is this a scam ?
for identity theft use.

Please press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to unlock the computer. Type the logon information for the last logged-on user, and then click OK. When the Unlock Computer dialog box disappears, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and log on normally.
And please let me know the result.
Let me know how everything is going.

Customer Replay

I logged in and I got in . Did you do something ? Or did correct itself? And what should I do if this happens again?

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Have you unlocked your computer?

Customer Replay

Yes.. if this happen ms again . Do I repeat this process ?

Yes. Sometimes it happens.

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ok , thank you !

Is there anything else I can do for you today?

Customer Replay

no , if if should happen again tomorrow I will let know . Have a great evening and thank you .

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