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Not connecting my eeepc has not connected since day one of receiving it. just keep saying pending. what can i do

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  • petitestar Nov 13, 2008

    Hi: leecom72



    When i received my eeepc it has on it Lanux i think. I want to put on it windows xp as i cannot figure out the system they have on it now. how can i install windows xp. I would need detailed info as i cannot seem to get anywhere as it will not even let me onto my wireless and i am totally ignorant in trying to install windows. Can you help me please.



    Thank You

    Petitestar

  • Frank
    Frank May 11, 2010

    wha tis the exact problme?

    "pending" doesn't really tell me too much.

    are you trying to connect the PC to a wireless or using wired modem to conenct to the Internet?

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You do need a Windows XP CD not a copy becaue you are going to need the serial key.
wihtou the key, you will be able to use it for 14 days, after that you have to buy it.

to install Windows XP:
inssert eh CD into teh CD drive and boot up the machine. pay attention to the screen, the "start Windows XP from CD...." will disappear after 10 sec. press enter and just follow the screen, format and install the operating system is pretty much automated.
you do nee to the eepc web site to download the device driver you need in order for the machine to work right.

please post any additional question in this thread. so we can follow and help you.

thanks

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Could do with some more detailed information please

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