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theft mode

Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:33 pm

has any one else run into this problem knocked my pi off of the counter and when I went to restart my pi I get the message theft mode enabled, I would like to know how to fix this thank you R.Carson

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Re: theft mode

Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:41 pm

I've never even heard of theft mode...
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Re: theft mode

Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 pm

Translation error, perhaps.

What was the exact full wording of the message?

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Re: theft mode

Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:57 pm

The only thing Dr. Google revealed was some monitors having a "theft mode" than needed some strange front panel button presses to reset.

Try connecting the Raspberry to some other TV/monitor.
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