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How to rescue a dead Eeepc

I have a neighbour's Eeepc 901 that seems dead. It has been temperamental for days. It would start Windows XP and seem ok only to freeze with a black screen after some hours. In this state the ...
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Are there any serious obstacles to using an old netbook as a long-term home server?

I have an old ASUS Eee Pc 901. Not much use as a portable PC nowadays with tablets and 5" mobiles. So I'm thinking of using it as a simple 36W whisper-silent home server. For a skype-to-sip bridge, ...
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Asus 1015cx Eee PC stuck on blue BIOS screen, even after reset

I've been using this for the past 2 years without any trouble. I have easypeasy installed as the only OS. I left it on standby for a couple of hours with the charger plugged in, and when I tried to ...
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How to complete windows xp 1st setup without using monitor

I have a laptop (Eee Pc 901) with a blank screen, and after I restored my laptop back to its factory settings, I was trying to connect it to a external monitor so I can actually use it. I tried hotkey ...
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No vga output at boot time

I have a netbook mobo from an ASUS EEE, (it has 1015px written on it though I'm not sure that was the original model name) taken from a working netbook, I'm connecting it to a VGA display but it has ...
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eeepc 701SD 4G Power Up Fails - Will not power up / boot

I have a critical failure with my eeepc 701SD 4G: Will not power on at all. - Power button pressed = nothing happens at all. absolutely nothing. - Battery light shows orange and doesn't charge - ...
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eeePC shows only two entries while using Unetbootin created Live CD, and both fails

I made a usb boot stick using Unetbootin, on mac osx (the latest one). I created the stick (after formatting it), and then plug it into my EEE PC X101CH the bios boot menu shows 2 options for the ...
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DCOPSERVER not running plus both partitions full on Asus Eee PC 900

I'm new to Linux and have recently purchased an Asus Eee PC 900 running Xandros Linux. My DCOPserver is not running. I can't find the command line to put it back in service. The 900 came with both ...
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New EEE-PC 901 replacement screen has display is not working properly

I recently bought a replacement screen for Asus EEE 901 Laptop as old screen had a crack. Now the problem is the replacement screen doesn't work. I switch back to broken screen and it was fine. ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate on Asus EeePC 1001PX

I have a Asus EeePC 1001PX and upgraded to Win 7 Ultimate but I couldn't find any driver for the wireless network adapter. Does anyone knows where I can find it? Tried the official page of the Asus ...
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Whats the maximum amount of ram I can put in Asus EEE PC 1015P EM

My wife got an Asus EEE PC 1015PEM laptop with Windows 7 Starter en 1gb of RAM. I took a look at it and its crazy slow. So I want to replace the 1gb ram with something larger. Its 32bit so its no ...
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Installed lubuntu on eeepc 1025c - now won't boot

I purchased an Asus EeePc 1025c. Dissapointed with its windows performance, I decided to install Ubuntu + LXDE, that is Lubuntu (lightweight, and 1025c only has 1GB RAM). The installation went fine, ...
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Upgrading 4GB onboard SSD in my EEEPC4G

I own an Asus EEEPC 4G and have installed Windows XP on it. The 4GB internal SSD is almost full and it keeps giving me regular warning of disk full. I have tried everything under the sun to create ...
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Is it safe to use an external monitor at a screen resolution higher than specified by my laptop?

I have an ASUS Eee PC 1005PX laptop computer. As the screen on it is rather small, I bought an IBM brand flat screen monitor and connected it to the VGA port of the laptop. According to my laptop ...
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Intel Atom overheating in ASUS EEE Box 1501P

I have had an ASUS EEE Box 1501P for just a little bit over a year. Of course it breaks 2 months after the warranty runs out. http://www.asus.com/Eee/EeeBox_PC/EeeBox_PC_EB1501P/ I have been using ...
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Eee PC 1215P Display issue

Randomly, my Eee PC 1215P will crash while booting or running windows like this video below. video Any advice?
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OS for Eee PC 4G Surf

I have an Eee PC 4G Surf, which I have not used for more than a year. My mothers netbook just broke and I was thinking to activate this device for her. However, I want to know what OS to install on ...
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Logs appear to have switched off?

I'm running a ASUS EEE 701 laptop with the stock linux OS. I was (and still am) having problems with a cron not running - so I went to look at the logs - and it turns out that none of the logs ...
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What are ASUS EEE 1225B partitions for and how to install ubuntu there

I just bought ASUS EEE 1225B with no pre-installed OS and I want to install Lubuntu there. Yet there are some partitions already: sda1 reiserf 10GB sda2 fat32 17GB sda3 ntfs 470GB sda4 ...
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Install of Windows 7 Starter fails

So my friend gave me an ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD with a BOOTMGR error to fix. I said that I'll just re-install windows, and it will be fine. But, I've tried to install it for a few times now, and it fails ...
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ArchLinux Xfce4 - NetworkManager keeps asking for password

I've recently installed ArchLinux with Xfce4 and NetworkManager on an Eeepc 1005HA. NetworkManager is mostly fine - it auto-connects to ethernet and will auto-connect for wifi too if the connection is ...
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Eee PC Seashell series netbook screen is cut off at bottom no matter the resolution

I have an Eee PC 1015PE Seashell netbook running Windows 7 Home Premium with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 (8.14.10.2230) with a "Generic Non-PnP Monitor" detected. I tried: Changing the ...
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Can't turn computer on after re-attaching hard drive

I have an Eee PC 1008HA. A few days before I got a virus that was preventing the Windows to boot but I could turn the computer on. I opened (disassembled) the Eee PC, then disconnected the hard disk. ...
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Panning screen on eeePc 701 with Ubuntu and Xfce

I am trying to get panning work for my Asus eeePc 701. I installed Xubuntu 12.04 on it (runs great), but it won't move the visible area of the screen around when moving the mouse to the screen ...
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How to get WPA2 working on Eee 701?

How can I get WPA2 support on an Eee PC 701 with the default Linux-based OS? I found Google references to a file named SOP_for_701_WIFI_installation.zip but the download doesn't work. I also found ...
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Asus Eee-PC 1015PEM

My Asus worked perfectly until yesterday. I assume that the battery drained and AC was not plugged. I turned it on and doesn't chargeat all. It seems that something wrong with my battery. It works ...
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asus 1001PXD keyboard/tiouchpad issue

I have a asus 1001PXD running Windows 7 starter. After I login, the keyboard and touchpad are disabled. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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EEE PC won't charge when in use

I just bought an Asus EEE PC 1015BX, which runs on Windows 7. My problem is that the battery doesn't charge when I'm using the computer. It doesn't discharge either, it just stays at the battery ...
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Installing Microsoft Windows 7 x64 on eeepc 1215n, without violating the law [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)? Windows Vista/7 Activation FAQ: How do language, version, 64-bit or 32-bit, and source affect ability to install and ...
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EEE PC 701 stuck at boot screen

I have a Asus EEE PC 701 4G that won't go past the bios screen. The keyboard isn't working either so I can't access the bios. I've tried a live OS on USB but it fails to load. It gets stuck at this ...
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Booting an Asus EeePC from a LiveCD USB stick

I have two identical Asus EeePC netbooks that are both installed with Ubuntu. One of them was sitting on the closet shelf and the battery went completely dead. When I charged the battery and tried to ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Asus Eee Dock?

Is it safe to uninstall the Asus Eee Dock? (http://techinstyle.tv/products/what-is-the-asus-eee-dock/) There is a program called Eee Docking 3.8.3, which I guess has to be uninstalled. But is this ...
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How to fix my netbook screen?

Recently, my netbook's screen started doing something strange. As the screen changed angles (like when opening the screen), sometimes the screen would go black. The backlight would still be on, there ...
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Extract Windows XP cd key from eeePC recovery partition

I have an eeePC 1005 HE where the Windows XP CD key has become unreadable on the sticker (apparently it fades out by design). I'd like to retrieve the CD key (or the one that was used in the ...
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Should I upgrade the bios on my eee-pc 1000h?

I bought the eee-pc in 2008 and have never upgraded the bios. What benefit do I gain from upgrading the bios? The asus support website lists 7 bios updates since 2008. Do I have to install them in ...
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NetBook's system recovery related to saving data

When I try to boot my net book Eee goes into windows pre instalation environment and gives a message that I may lose all my data during recovery. It suggests to back up data before recovery. I can not ...
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Win7 on eeePc 1008HA. How to have SHE and hotkey services run on startup?

I've got everything running on my eeePc. Win 7 Pro and the latest versions of the respective tools. Unfortunately when i installed them they didnt add the services to autostart. After booting I can ...
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Remove the bootscreen in Fedora 15

I use Fedora 15 on my Asus eeePC 1015P and I wonder if there is a way to remove the normal boot animation (the fedora logo thing / the loading bars) and see the console output.
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Can't charge or use my computer

I have a EEE pc. It won't turn on. The blue power light on the adaptor turns on but I'm unable to charge the computer.
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Can I set up an EeePc as a WLAN Access Point?

I'd like to let an EeePC share files via WLAN. This is completely off the Internet or any other, i.e. the eee is the master of its own little local (and isolated) WLAN. I tried switching it into ...
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How to access TrackPad device in eeepc?

I am on an Eeepc running Ubuntu and I am trying to store the raw data from the Eeepc's inbuilt track pad in a file. To do this with the keyboard (as root) I went cat /dev/input/event7 > ...
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Why have SSD-based *new* Eee PCs diappeared? [closed]

I have been looking for an SSD-based new Eee PC netbook (silence is more important to me than capacity) and was surprised to discover that they are no longer being offered by major retailers. Any ...
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My netbook battery won't charge (0%) how can I detect what's faulty?

I have read here and there on superuser and it looks like I could have: Faulty recharge circuitry Faulty battery Faulty power adapter How can I be sure to change the right part? The netbook is an ...
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Using the windows/super/Meta key in Fedora

I use Fedora 14 on an Asus EEE PC 1015P and I want to use the windows key to trigger the panels main menu (default setting = ALT + F1). The problem is that the keyboard shortcut dialog doesn't ...
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Asus Eee PC 900HA charger broke - laptop won't charge or turn on with other chargers

I have an ASUS Eee PC 900HA laptop that was given to me - unfortunately the charger broke. I replaced it with a charger for a HP Mini laptop that had the right size connector - initially it seemed to ...
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Asus EeePC 1005PE netbook special partitions (restore and boot booster)

I have an Asus EeePC 1005PE netbook and im planning on doing a massive re-partitioning (going to install Ubuntu, Mint, XP, etc) Ive noticed it has 2 "special" partitions: a 10Gb Fat32 RESTORE hidden ...
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Locked hard drive Eee pc 1005 HAB

I have a Eee pc 1005 HAB that has a locked hard drive. I don't have a password for it or the master password. I was told i could take up the battery for the BIOS and put it back in to reset it but I ...
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Backlight control in Eee PC 1015PEM

When I boot my Linux with acpi_osi=Linux, I can control backlight brightness from almost_zero to moderately_bright. (Actually, the maximum revolves around the brightness level that is set before Linux ...
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alternative filesystems for SSD

I am tired of watching fsck check my filesystem when my eeepc 901 shuts down abruptly due to a crash. I know that with a journaling filesystem, I won't have to wait for a check. However, I am well ...
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Can't re-install OS on Asus Eee PC 1018P

My friend has an Asus Eee PC 1018P. It has no CD/DVD drive (neither does he have a USB CD/DVD drive). The OS wasn't working fine, so we decided to restore the system using the provided OS backup from ...