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Eee Box

Eee Box Unboxed

Hooking Everything Up

In my experience, hooking up a computer can either be a small task, or a tedious chore. Since there's so much stuff I want to hook it up to, this expectedly leans more to the latter.

Fortunately, plugging things into the Eee Box is easy. There aren't a hundred ports in the back - just these:

And, in my case, most things will be plugged into the USB hub.

After plugging in the antenna, monitor cable, power supply, USB hub (with mouse and keyboard attached), and speakers, all that is left is to plug the power supply cord into an outlet and tap the power button. That was actually pretty easy! Now let's see how this baby runs.

NEXT: First Boot-Up


Table of Contents

Part 0 - Introduction
* 0-1: Foreword

Part I - Plans and Preparations
* I-1: The Plan
* I-2: The Preparations

Part II - Unpacking the Eee Box
* II-1: Examining the Package
* II-2: Opening the Package
* II-3: Component and Accessory Layout
* II-4: Getting Ready for Setup

Part III - Setting Up for First Use
* III-1: Positioning the Eee Box
* III-2: Hooking Everything Up (You are here)
* III-3: First Boot-Up

Part IV - Initial Run and Setup
* IV-1: Getting Acquainted with Splashtop
* IV-2: Loading Windows XP
* IV-3: Installing Applications
* IV-4: Going Online
* IV-5: Running Software

Part V - The End Results
* V-1: Impressions
* V-2: The Hand-off

Part VI - Conclusion
* VI-1: Afterword

Back Matter
Appendix