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Old 06-20-2013, 10:07 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by frankbell View Post
This is farfetched, but is it possible that this box has been booting to a CD in the drive?
Not far fetched at all given what's in post #8. However, it seems that the OP plans to install and run windows, so I guess it's relevant any more.

Old 06-21-2013, 12:48 AM   #17
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I believe the OP said it was, Frank. Look at posts #6 and #8.
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I have a fealing that linpus light IS installed
the op is putting the rescue cd in and booting that

the install/rescue CD is for fixing things

remove the cd from the drive and reboot
Old 06-21-2013, 11:44 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by azizul View Post
Hey all

I just bought a Acer Aspire one lap yesterday and it is preinstalled with Linux os.
I have never used linux before and dont kno w what exactly to do thinking t o be with it but does any gui exists for linux and if so, how to get into it and does it need any process..please help..
Hi! I had the same problem when I purchased an Acer computer. Acer devices often come with a customized form of Linpux Linux installed on it.

I wouldn't recommend you to continue using it for a beginner since it can be a hard task to customize and install a GUI on a very basic command line version what is provided by your computer manufacturer.

Now you have the following options:

1. Buy a copy of Microsoft Windows and install it using this tutorial:

2. Download an easy to use distribution of linux like Ubuntu or Linux Mint which you can get from and respectively.
You can install both of them using these tutorials:


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