Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have an old laptop my brother left me. It says Amax on the front but im not sure if thats a computer brand. it has ubuntu on it when it starts up but i can t get in the computer because i dont know the username or password and my brother is m.i.a... how do i restore to factory settings?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 13 Answers

Here is how you can get into the computer and reset the password here
If you want to get it back to factory settings, i recommend burning an ubuntu 10.10 disc and reinstalling it by booting to the cd, clicking install and following the step by step instructions.

Posted on Mar 14, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Brother dcp 7055 printer toner ended error


Today im going to tell you how we can fix Toner Ended Error in Brother printer. I bought Brothet DCP-7055 printer before 7 month and using it till date, in these days i have got this problem almost 3 times. It it under warranty period ,i took this printer with seller and they fix it but what after expiry of Warranty ? Sure i had to spent money for it, isn't it? That's why i was searching about to fix this problem and i found a easy idea which im going to share with you. If you are also using printer of Brother and you are also getting same problem sure this post will help you. Im not sure it will work with all model of Brother printer but im sure that it exactly will work with Brother, Model no: DCP-7055.

How to Solve Toner Ended Problem?

  • First of all, Switch on Printer.
  • Than open Front Cover.

  • Now look at display, there you can see "Cover is opened...." like message.
  • Now Look at Clear, Start and Up arrow button(+).and OK button.
  • Now, remember, You have to Press Clear 1 time, Start 1 Time and Up arrow 12 times than Press OK within 12 Second.Look at image.

  • If you can see 'Saved' Message in Display, Close front cover and Off printer then Switch On.
  • Now your printer will work fine.
I was getting rid of this problem and found this solution by calling brother support center, i think this will also help you. If you face any problem during the process please feel free to write in comment box below. Im always ready to help you. Have a great time ahead.
- See more at: http://pokharatechv1.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-fix-toner-ended-error-in-brother.html#sthash.NCol7pvF.dpuf

May 31, 2015 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

How can i see files created in windows os after installing ubuntu 14.04 tls


when you computer turns on it should automatically ask you what os you would like to boot from. on a side note of you go into your harddrive you should find a folder named "windows" or
"windows old" and all the files you saved should be in there. seems to me that u install'd ubuntu over windows and now only have ubuntu on your computer... but you should still have that windows folder if you chose not to delete you files.making a new partition does not mean you will have 2 os's on your computer... hope this all helps.

Jun 29, 2014 | HP 2000-369WM AMD E-450 DC 1.65G4GB 320GB...

1 Answer

I just installed a brand new HDD (Toshiba MK6034GAX). This is the same model HDD that came with laptop. Trying to install Linux (Ubuntu). Can I do a clean install from the USB port? I have a Toshiba...


Yes as long as you make sure in BIOS you have it set to boot from USB before the HDD.
On the Ubuntu site from the download page are instructions on how to create a bootable USB for Ubuntu.

Comment if you need any further help.

Sep 13, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L25-S121 Notebook

1 Answer

I have installed ubuntu in drive C(66gb) with windows xp,giving 13 gb space to ubuntu and rest to xp .now i have deleted the disk partition for ubuntu of 13 gb .when i start computer it shows grub error-17...


maybe if go to "start" right "my computer" click on "disk mangament" that ubuntu partition u deleted should be there and i think u need to add it to the windows partition allocate or allocated it i think...im not 100% ...make sure u do some reasrch before u make any changes....jus givin u my thoughts

Feb 15, 2011 | Dell Vostro 1014 Notebook

1 Answer

I try to connect to the internet using a laptop with an OS of ubuntu but currently i cannot connect to the internet. i connect to the internet only once but after 3 days it doesn't work again. i try to...


After you install ubuntu make sure that you click onto the two computers icon, next to the clock, in the top right corner of the screen and select enable networking. Also make sure the internet is hooked up to the computer before you turn on the computer that will help.

Oct 05, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Ubuntu 8.10 - acer aspire one 150-Ab wireles not working


Ahhh, Ubuntu. You may need to go online and find wireless drivers that will work with your wireless card.

On an unrelated note, OpenSolaris has an option on it to download all of the compatible drivers for your computer when you first hardwire it to an internet connection, so if you keep having trouble with ubuntu, you could always try switching over to that.

Jul 05, 2009 | Acer Computer AOA150 Notebook

1 Answer

Adding a monitor to ibm thinkpad using ubuntu


When you connext an external monitor to the laptop, power up the monitor then power up the laptop. The video infomation should automatically divert to the extermal monitor. You can toggle between the external monitor and the LCD screen by pressinf the blue Fn key + F7 key.
If you cannot get an image on the external monitor, then it is likely the video card is faulty and you can fix it by replacing the motherboard, but what is the point when the screen is broken also.

Apr 06, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad G40 Notebook

2 Answers

Wubi question, I am thinking of installing Ubuntu on an old computer, i got. I never tried this before and I wonder if it's better to use Wubi for this task. Does anyone here have any experience with Wubi?...


Hi yes it is the best option, if you have access to the internet, because you need to be connected when you run the install. if not i sugest that you order a CD it is free from http://www.ubuntu.com/
Any problem or not sure get back to me richardicare@googlemail.com

Dec 01, 2008 | Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu

1 Answer

Webcam


Not sure if this has been resolved or not. I had forgot to put the information at the end of this page in the Clarification Request. Plus there are some other things to try which I will mention here. Just curious as to what the OS is and how long the cam had been installed and if it works when you are not in an IM program. Make sure that you have the cam software/drivers updated, there may be a box for you to check mark in the properties section that will ask if you want to receive automatic updates, or you can search the web for your brand and model of cam, as well as Microsoft if you are running windows or the other if you are running another.Don't turn the cam on prior to signing into the IM and not untill you click the icon to start video cam, it should turn on automatically,

Also check your device manager to make sure the computer is recognizing the cam/device and that it is enabled. To do this in windows: left click/select > Start > then right click MY COMPUTER for the drop down menu > left click/select PROPERTIES >left click/select HARDWARE > left click/select DEVICE MANAGER > in the menu look for IMAGING DEVICES > left click/select the box next to it then > right click your device > left click/select PROPERTIES from the drop menu, then click/select general tab and see to make sure the device is enabled

Try lowering your security settings to medium. Can't have the cam on except only in the one application you want to use it, such as only yahoo IM or only in msn. What is your operating system. Make sure EVERYTHING is updated, drivers, programs such as Adobe Flash Player, you should get prompts for them but not all ways. I never could get a cam to work in AOL IM when it would work in other IM services so some things may not be compatible, but it should work at least in one. Some services may require you have your pop up blocker adjusted to allow pop ups from that site i.e., yahoo

Nov 18, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

Printer offline


Go to control panel and printers and faxes on your laptop and when you see the printer icon for the printer, right click on it and left click on use printer ONLINE. make sure then that the laptop is communicating with the printer.

Apr 13, 2008 | Brother HL-2070N Laser Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

48 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...