Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad 380ED ?

I turn on the Laptop and after I put time and date in I just wait and it gets stuck on that screen and won't do anything. The screen in O>I under O is off under I is on. I can't do anything to bypass this screen.


Answers :

Have you tried resetting the bios?
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