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Re: Over riding an XP password?
« Reply #180 on: August 19, 2013, 05:46:01 am »
OK, I'm off to bed .. let me know roughly when you're liable to be around tomorrow and I'll try to be online then too.

Oh, and yes you can consider yourself a rookie geek now ;)

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Re: Over riding an XP password?
« Reply #181 on: August 19, 2013, 05:48:44 am »
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OK, have a play and come back tomorrow and we'll install any software you want .. please don't install any yourself yet as we need to do some updates and check all the hardware is working properly

No I won't.

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What time you free tomorrow ?

I reckon sometime in the afternoon. Haven't had any shifts ( on agency work at the moment)- have to pop out to the local shops at some point but prob around one pm.



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BTW, you can delete the b43offline directory from the desktop now if you wish.

To open your Home folder .. click

menu>File Manager

That automatically opens in your home folder

Ok thanks!



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Just have a look around and I'll answer any questions tomorrow

Ok thanks.



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Wouldn't hurt to have an idea of what software you're going to want too

Yes, know all that. :)



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The boot time of the netbook is because it has an SSD .. that will slow too when it has a HDD .. that's just the way it is, SSD's are MUCH faster, but MUCH more expensive per gigabyte . which is why they tend to be  smaller

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Yeh the amount of RAM may play a small role, but by far the biggest reason the netbook boots so fast is the SSD

I'm not lying when I say Peppermint is quicker than Mint .. on the same hardware


Well so far it is a HUGE improvement on Windows XP!


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We'll install Firefox too tomorrow if you want


Please yes- I love Firefox!

Thanks very much for this! Hope you get some sleep now...
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Re: Over riding an XP password?
« Reply #182 on: August 19, 2013, 05:50:27 am »
OK, I'm off to bed .. let me know roughly when you're liable to be around tomorrow and I'll try to be online then too.

Oh, and yes you can consider yourself a rookie geek now ;)

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Well I know my Mother will be impressed I installed Linux via online instructions- I might be catching up with my Mac geek bro LOL.
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Re: Over riding an XP password?
« Reply #183 on: August 19, 2013, 05:53:40 am »
OK, catch you tomorrow.
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