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Can't factory reset old toshiba tecra m2 no matter what I've

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can't factory reset old toshiba tecra m2 no matter what I've tried. Used F1, F8 and zero trick. Nothing. Keeps first asking for password. Can't get past that
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Toshiba? And what operating system are you running?
Customer: It's an old toshiba M2 running windows xp
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Everything suggested on the internet. Can't get past the initial password ***** except to give it and then it goes right to either safe mode or regular mode.
JA: The computer expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: that's it
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Dustin replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you.

The password ***** asking for, does it show the windows login screen and a user account and ask for a password?

Or, does it only show a blank screen with a password *****? Please be as descriptive as possible.

Dustin S