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document I have forgotten my Otech system password, how do I log in?
Otech systems are personal computers, so we do not have a database to reset your password for you. If you schedule an appointment and bring in your Otech system, we will be happy to reset it for you. CONTACTING OTECH SUPPORT TO SET AN APPOINTMENT INFORMATION TO...
15 Oct, 2013 Views: 819
document I have my Otech computer set-up and turned on. What now?
After successfully logging in, the Xubuntu desktop will load. Initially you will see a panel at the bottom and icons on the screen, similar to a desktop that you would see using a Windows operating system. The bottom left icon launches the Applications Menu, similar to the Windows icon, and...
30 Nov, 2012 Views: 664
document I qualified for an Otech computer. What am I receiving?
Having been selected as a recipient of an Otech computer, you are receiving one refurbished computer, the contents of which are described below. (1) Desktop computer (1) Monitor (2) Power cables (1) VGA cable (1) Keyboard (1) Mouse (1) Network Cable
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document What do I need to know before setting up my Otech computer?
When setting up your computer, the first thing you want to make sure of is that you have available space with adequate electrical outlets. You will need at least two outlets, one for the computer and one for the monitor, plus outlets for any additional devices you will be adding, such as a...
30 Nov, 2012 Views: 730
document What is Otech?
Established in 2010, Otech provides refurbished desktop computers to students who do not have one at home. These computers are offered so that currently enrolled students have convenient access to technology that can assist them in their educational experience here at Owens.
20 Nov, 2012 Views: 699
document What will happen when I initially boot up my Otech system?
When you first boot the computer, you will encounter a login screen. The initial credentials have been set up for you as part of the Xubuntu installation. To login, make sure the user otech is selected. Your password is password. In order to secure your computer, you will need to change the...
30 Nov, 2012 Views: 732
document When I try to apply, I am getting message that Otech is not currently accepting applications. Why am I getting this message?
The Otech application will only be posted on the website when computers are available, if you see a screen like this: Please check back, more computers will be available soon!
18 Dec, 2012 Views: 733
document When I turn my Otech computer on I get a blank screen with a number counting upwards in the top left corner. What does this mean?
The system is checking to see how much memory is available. This can occur if there was a recent hardware change or if the CMOS battery needs to be replaced. The number will count upwards to the total amount of RAM (i.e. 1024 MB), or you can press ESC to end it quickly.
30 Nov, 2012 Views: 870
document Where can I apply for Otech?
Students requesting consideration to receive refurbished computers through the Otech distribution program must meet the following criteria: Applicant must be a currently registered Owens Community College student. Applicant must have a declared major on file at Owens Community College. ...
15 Oct, 2013 Views: 676
document Who do I contact for Otech support?
Otech is a student driven program. This includes Otech Support, which we have established to provide help for students that have received computers. Otech Support is built upon the idea of students helping students, and includes limited, best effort support while you are an Owens student. This...
15 Oct, 2013 Views: 877

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