locked out of a terminal

#1Dem0nBoyPosted 11/1/2010 10:47:02 PM
is it locked forever? or will it open up again?
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#2TomoEK9Posted 11/1/2010 11:16:02 PM
Once you are locked out, you are locked out for good.
#3shanadevPosted 11/1/2010 11:24:41 PM
Get Computer Whiz perk and give yourself another try.
#4SN_NinjaPosted 11/1/2010 11:26:06 PM

From: shanadev | Posted: 11/2/2010 12:24:41 AM | #003
Get Computer Whiz perk and give yourself another try.


Don't waste a perk on that junk. Just exit the terminal on your last try before you get locked out.
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#5IB_O_IR_ID_OPosted 11/1/2010 11:26:18 PM
You should get into the habit and trying thrice, leaving, rinse and repeat (I actually don't even try to solve it and pick the first 3)...Eventually, the correct one will appear in the first 3 choices.
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#6aiRWaLKRePosted 11/2/2010 12:21:06 AM
Try 3 words, then do the bracket checks any brackets on a single line with no words between them {}, [], (), <>. when you hover over the left bracket the whole bracket will lite up and click it and either it will remove a dud and if you are lucky you get your tries replenished so try 3 more times. and if you didn't get it them power off the terminal and try again.
#7BardockpwnsjooPosted 11/2/2010 12:26:45 AM
I feel stupid because I recently found out about the brackets...

Still, it's useful once you figure them into your hacking strategy.
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#8Runner_stylePosted 11/2/2010 1:11:31 AM
Or if you have the skill level and you cba to keep quickloading (or if you get locked out) use the command unlock.
Or you could download the mod which removes the need to hack computers and lockpick doors. If you have the skill level you'll automatically open them.

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#9WootlesPosted 11/2/2010 1:55:44 AM
Well, if you really need to use that terminal you can always open the console, click the terminal and type "unlock".

Unfortunately that flags you as a cheater in game, so all NPC's will attack you on sight, the game corrupts all your save data and finally the game sends your personal data to Obsidian so a bunch if random developers will come over to your house at night, destroy your kneecaps with blunt objects and set your balls on fire as punishment for not enjoying the game the way they intended it.

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