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Thread: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    Quote Originally Posted by carl4926 View Post
    Can you still get to this point

    Are you sure the password doesn't work
    You say you tried to change it? Do you think you succeeded ? Have you tried both passwords, the original and the one you think you tried to change it to?
    I can and I am and I have and it didn't and I have and it still didn't work.

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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    Let me clarify, I do not have the original admin password. I have no way to access it.

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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    Quote Originally Posted by sasha3 View Post
    Let me clarify, I do not have the original admin password. I have no way to access it.
    I'm not sure I can assist any further.
    If the machine was new with Ubuntu on it, there must be some documentation or support for it.

    Otherwise you best course is to get a Bootable USB of Ubuntu
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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    Alright, thanks anyway. I'll do my darndest.

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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    you need to reset the password: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
    Easy to understand Ubuntu manual with lots of pics: http://ubuntu-manual.org/
    Do i need antivirus/firewall in linux?
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    Re: Asus 1015E locked out of admin from out-of-box (beginner)

    YOU DID THE THING
    Thank you I do not even know how or why or what I have done but you are wonderful.

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