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Old 09-10-2010, 07:46 AM   #1
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Aspire with linpus help !! Please

Hi all bought 2 Aspire ones by phone from IJT direct was {recomended} was not told only 3 months free service from Acer 1t has been back to Acer and had a new flash drive in last week explaind TO service Tech at IJT AND he put the phone down on me says it tell me on the website !! BUT i bought by phone??? !!And it says on the back of the invoice all our goods warranty is 12 months????? Nothing about 3 months so im in a fix and i did not shout!!
so these two are loaded with linpus?? no support at Acer !!one will not load at all even with recovery disk other just lost its wireless connection nothing to correct on screen so i have 2 very unhappy gran children i have Acer Aspire 5920g with Windows very happy with it but these ???? so i know about win but not linux long winded but i EXPLAINED all hope you can help more info !! mail me thanks

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Old 09-10-2010, 09:57 AM   #2
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If I remember correctly, there are a few threads relating to the wifi problem here on LQ and one has the solution; do a search (and read through the whole thread before trying anything).

Not sure what the problem with the other one is.

They are indeed loaded with Linpus lite; you can try to install Ubuntu Netbook Remix and other distros (Linux versions) tailored to netbooks. I advise to do so anyway as I have my doubts about security updates with Linpus. I think there is a list in the netbook and laptop section here on LQ.

I got a year warranty when I bought mine (locally). Sounds to me like IJT does not want to honor the warranty; you deal with them, not with Acer (in my opinion).
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Hi thanks for the reply you gave me found out it is the card for the wy fi ethernet?? thank you again mac


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