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hey all, i finally got an Asus EeePC 900 yesterday and it's awesome!
so, why am i bothering you with this? well...it used to run some weird Ubuntu-like junk called Easy-Peasy, and i changed that to Windows XP home sp3.
i got most drivers from the Asus site, but i'm still confused about some things

i can't find any drivers for the Webcam and the Mic,
and somehow the USB 2.0 ports stay at 1.0 speeds

and i don't know what the max resolution is of this thing
is there any way to see which model it is exactly? (like 900 or 900A)

any help would be greatly appreciated
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post #2 of 12
Res is most likely 1024x600, can't think of where else to get the drivers from off thet op of my head.
 
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post #3 of 12
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at stock xp sets it at 800x600 and i can change it to 1024x600 without problems, but after a reboot it's back at 800x600
pretty annoying, any way to fix this?
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post #4 of 12
you should be able to figure out your EEE model by looking under the unit itself and read the sticker.
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tried that but the sticker is kinda blurry (got this thing second-hand for €75)
all i can make out is eepc900 but i can't see if there should be anything behind it or not
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Maybe this is why MS has Windows XP ULCPC Edition (which is what came loaded on one of my Aspire One netbooks). New computers and XP don't mix well very often. Is there a particular reason you aren't using Win7?
 
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goto www.eeeuser.com and you should find a lot of helpful tips on installing winxp on the 900
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I think it's just the 900 mate, looked on Ebay and the 900A and onward are going for more than twice what you payed refurbished.

http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

If you select 900/Linux and then XP as the OS, it doesn't give you anything other than BIOS, so you have to choose 900/XP then XP as the OS to get the drivers and utilities.

I'd start with installing the Chipset Drivers and work my way from there, the VGA should rid that weird reboot resolution problem you're having aswell. hope you get it working fully man.

Netbooks and Laptop's really make me swear when there's those Drivers that you can never seem to find.
 
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Maybe this is why MS has Windows XP ULCPC Edition (which is what came loaded on one of my Aspire One netbooks). New computers and XP don't mix well very often. Is there a particular reason you aren't using Win7?
yes, and it's a pretty good reason too
900Mhz cpu and 1gb ram...

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goto www.eeeuser.com and you should find a lot of helpful tips on installing winxp on the 900
thanx gonna check that out now

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I think it's just the 900 mate, looked on Ebay and the 900A and onward are going for more than twice what you payed refurbished.

http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

If you select 900/Linux and then XP as the OS, it doesn't give you anything other than BIOS, so you have to choose 900/XP then XP as the OS to get the drivers and utilities.

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Netbooks and Laptop's really make me swear when there's those Drivers that you can never seem to find.
ok so it's a "normal" 900, awesome
i installed the drivers from Asus but the resolution still goes back after a reboot
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Originally Posted by Psycho666 View Post
ok so it's a "normal" 900, awesome
i installed the drivers from Asus but the resolution still goes back after a reboot
Well you can double-check incase you got a stonking deal.

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=auAgXRzpRcbZzsQt
Eee Pc> 9in> 900A etc.

In your XP, see if you've got the Intel Graphics Driver Tray (igfxtray) in the Notification Area, you need to get into that and configure the settings to match the Resolution settings in Windows. Seems this problem has occurred before, and the Intel's are overriding it when you reboot.
 
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