The Asus Eee PC is a subnotebook/netbook computer line from ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated

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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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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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On my netbook, how can I disable the touch pad while I'm typing to avoid bumping it?

I'm getting very frustrated with this. I know I can use an external mouse and disable the touch pad, but that isn't always convenient. I'm running Windows 7 on an EEEPc 900HA
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Ubuntu: reset networking

My eeePC Ubuntu (9.10) wireless connection stops working after returning from sleep or hibernation. The only thing that helps is restarting the machine. Is there some way to reset networking without ...
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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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Resolve host very slow (windows 7)

I have a problem with my netbook (eeepc) on windows 7. The dns resolution is very slow. When I want to go on google.com, the pc take several minutes to resolve the host name. Otherwise, when I ping ...
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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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A minimal Linux distribution for my ASUS EEE PC

I recently bought myself a ASUS EEE 1000HE and I intend to use it for note-taking and light browsing at the University. The machine has a 10" screen so the interface needs to be very compact. I've ...
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Possible to replace harddrive in this netbook? (without major hacks)

I'm looking for a tablet laptop/netbook. I'm also looking to replace my piece of crap HP Mini (first generation). The HP Mini has a very small 16G SSD that is also very slow. So looking at something ...
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Time-lapse software for Windows 7 [closed]

Timershot was an excellent part of the PowerToys for Windows XP collection. But alas, it doesn't appear to work on Windows 7, even when run in XP SP3 compatibility mode. Can anyone recommend a ...
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How can I convince my ASUS EEE B202 to boot, when the power is returned to its power supply

My little home server 'sulks', when it loses power. Instead of booting, when the power is returned, it waits for me to press its power-button. Is there a way to have it boot without human ...
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My EEEPc 900HA won't turn on/boot. Can it be fixed or does it need to be sent in?

My EEEPc 900HA stopped booting up out of nowhere. It went to sleep and when I went to wake it up, it wouldn't wake up. I powered down and went to power back up, but no go. The power light comes on ...
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What resolution can the eeePC 1001HA/1101HA handle with an external monitor plugged in?

I would like to buy a new Eee PC 1001HA or 1101HA. I know the max display resolution is: 1024x600 for eeePC 1001 1366x768 for eeePC 1101 But what's the maximum resolution of the graphic board when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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eeepc 701 linux virtualbox image

Any idea where i can download virtualbox vdi with eeepc's linux so i could test some configuration ideas in virtual machine on other computer before i apply them to real machine?
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Can't enable wireless NIC in BIOS, keeps being reset

I have an Eee PC 701 4G, and some time ago I disabled its wireless NIC in the BIOS to save energy. Now I've come to need it working again, but I can't re-enable it, because it always goes back to ...
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Quiet volume on headphone jack on ASUS Eee 1005HA

I have an ASUS Eee 1005HA running Windows 7 Starter. The volume output of the headphone jack is extremely low. Otherwise, the speakers work fine. I downloaded and installed the most recent audio ...
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Is it just me or the EeePC's wireless is woefully underpowered?

Just set up a network at home with an el cheapo TP-Link router sharing my ADSL. (Properly secured, nacht.) I have an Acer Aspire 5570Z and an EeePC 1000HD. The Acer's wi-fi connection is rock solid, ...
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Karmic Koala desktop only shows wallpaper, nothing else

I recently upgraded my eeepc 1000HA to Karmic Koala (9.10) and now I can't use the desktop. It boots fine and lets me login fine. It even uses the pretty new GUI to do all that. But when I get to the ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from USB memory stick

I used the instructions on this webpage to create a bootable USB drive for running Ubuntu 9.10. Unfortunately it doesn't work on my Eee PC. Even with 'Removable Dev.' selected in the BIOS as the ...
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How do I verify a backup?

I want to verify that my backups contain an exact replica of my profile folder in Documents and Settings, with emphasis on My Documents and Application Data. I have a vague idea of recursively ...
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Installing Windows 7 on an Asus EeePC 1008HA

I'm planning to install Windows 7 on my Asus EeePC 1008HA netbook. I heard that there were some issues with RC1, but other than that have not had much luck finding help with this specific hardware. ...
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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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How to add higher video resolution in Ubuntu 10.04 (UNR on EEE1101HA)

UBUNTU 10.10 is out .. and the ASUS 1101HA still won't display 1366x768 on the LCD. Time to wipe the UBUNTU partition, expand the WIN7 partitions and pass the machine to a windows user.. I ...
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Asus Eee replacement netbook monitor doesn't fit connector

I bought a replacement screen for an Asus Eee netbook 1005HA from a company that said the screen they were selling was compatible, but the connector on the replacement is smaller than the original. ...
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EEE PC 701/4G Surf Internal Drive: Is it really SSD?

I have an old EEE PC with the 4 Gig internal drive. Everything I've read keeps saying it's an SSD drive; running lshw tells me that it's an ATA disk, Silicon Motion SM. The thing seems to be rather ...
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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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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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Can't detect wireless networks, running ubuntu 9.10 on eeepc 1000he

I am running Ubuntu 9.10 on an ASUS eeepc 1000HE, and my wireless card, RaLink RT 2860, is failing to recognize any wireless networks. It was working fine this morning, until I accidentally hit Fn F2, ...
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA battery not being detected

My EEE PC's battery is not being detected since this morning. The battery indicator doesn't turn on, Power Options in Windows doesn't detect a battery either. Apart from removing the battery and ...
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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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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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Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my EB1501U still only sees 2 GB

Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my Asus EeeBox EB1501U still only sees 2 GB. The computer is running Win7 x86 (from factory). The specs says "max 4 GB". How can one get the ...
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EEE PC Keyboard malfunctioning - Ctrl key “sticks” after 10 seconds

I was given a EEE PC belonging to a friend of a friend to fix. The keyboard did not appear to work at all. I spent a while testing out various things, blowing the keyboard out, checking for damage, ...
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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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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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Why does Ubuntu feel so sluggish on my asus 1000HE netbook

I recently purchased a nice asus 1000HE, and installed Ubuntu NBR. However, I'm pretty disappointed with how sluggish it feels. I'm wondering if I maybe need to install a closed-source graphics driver ...
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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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Windows system shows wrong amount of RAM?

I just got an ASUS Eee PC 1005HA and immediately upgraded it to 2 GB of RAM. However, when I open up the Windows System Dialog, it says there is only .99 GB of RAM. CPU-Z sees the whole ...
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What kind of SSD is this? (found in my Asus EEE 900)

Thinking the SSD in my EEE 900 was about to collapse, I opened it up to find out what kind of SSD I would need to buy to replace the old one. It looks like they have some small card, and since I have ...
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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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Can an Asus EEE PC 1005P run Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator CS5?

We can also assume that the netbook is pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium.
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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 ...