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Drake Donahue wrote:
> pull the plug :-) or ctrl-alt-del or hold power button till it shuts
> down or reset button -- no mercy
> reset bios boot order while restarting to unkink the cd
> probably a result of previous adventure
I took your drastic advice. I got the CD out rather than touching the
bios. It did some strange things early on in the boot but seems OK. It
has come to;
As I worked through the setup I tried to steer clear of setting up any
network stuff as I want this system to stand alone until I've got a lot
of other thing done. If I need any file from the net I bring them in on
another system and then move them across, hopefully, by flash card.
At one point, though, it did ask for a name for the local box, which I
assigned 'MyTV', then I think it asked for a domain name which I
It also asked for a password. I never got one that it was happy with and
it eventually came back with 'password failed' so I thought I was safe.
Now, of course, it wants a 'login' and a 'password' and I have no idea
what to do?
I assume I'll have to reboot from CD, but what to do then? I must be
able to get to the file where these are stored and find out what it is
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