Ipad 2 can't get by iCloud login box - controls screen

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  1. hkies1919
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    My IPad 2 has been taken over by a popup request to enter iCloud password but it doesn't accept the passwaord and immediately pops up again. Hitting Cancel does no good either. I tried changing the password to no avail either.

    I can't do anything else on the IPad because after one keystroke the iCloud request pops up again and freezes everything. I tried to reset to factory settings but can't keep the popup from preventing the necessary erase request. Tried a forced reboot to no success.

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this problem?? IPad is now an expensive paper weight.

    Thanks
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    The reboot or reset should have given you enough time to do other things, if it was a normal iCloud login request. That makes me wonder if you've somehow stumbled the iPad into antitheft mode, and I have no idea how to exit that if you you can't get it to accept your ID and password.

    If you have an Apple Store near you, I recommend making a genius appointment and letting them look at it.

    Or, you could try recovering in DFU mode. I haven't done this either, but here's the thread that will walk you through it. Hopefully it's still relevant for iOS 7.

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/27489-dfu-mode-dummies.html

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