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Topic # 193477 12-Mar-2016 11:37
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For sale a PiPo X7

Comes with original power supply and packaging. Currently running Windows 10.

Reason for sale: no longer required. Working fine.

A review is here -> http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/pc-mac-desktops/pipo-x7-1282773/review

Prefer pickup, Lower Hutt.

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  Reply # 1511880 12-Mar-2016 11:37
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Hey, have you listed a price, location and how much shipping would be to other parts of New Zealand? Also if you are asking for a PM make sure your Privacy settings allow your account to receive PM otherwise people can't contact you. Also note if you are selling something we ask you to offer to other members first. Links to private sales (including Trade Me posts) aren't accepted anymore and will be removed.





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  Reply # 1511914 12-Mar-2016 12:08
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What is a ballpark price mate?




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  Reply # 1511916 12-Mar-2016 12:14
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Looking at offers over $50

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  Reply # 1511964 12-Mar-2016 13:42
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$60 and I'll pick it up this afternoon?

 

 










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  Reply # 1512010 12-Mar-2016 15:20
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So.. I did a reset to clear the Pipo and now its stuck on a black screen with a white mouse pointer.

 


Thus ends this sale, unless I can get it working again.

 

 

 

One of the reasons why I have given up on this unit.  Thanks for reading.





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  Reply # 1512070 12-Mar-2016 16:45
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I would still be interested for the pure fun of tinkering




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  Reply # 1512071 12-Mar-2016 16:48
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ludez:

 

I would still be interested for the pure fun of tinkering

 

 

 

 

Ok.. Dare I ask what you think its worth in it's current state? :)

 

 

 

It boots, can get to BIOS (danger! danger!)  and also can tell it to boot to UEFI shell.

 

 

 

It's the booting to Windows via Windows Boot Manager that appears to get it stuck with a black screen and white pointer.  Found forums online discussing something similar but their 'fixes' don't work (Ctrl then enter a password while typing blind etc).

 

 





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  Reply # 1512093 12-Mar-2016 17:38
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Honestly i have no idea haha i didnt even know what it was till i googled it


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  Reply # 1512210 13-Mar-2016 10:01
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ZollyMonsta:

 

ludez:

 

I would still be interested for the pure fun of tinkering

 

 

 

 

Ok.. Dare I ask what you think its worth in it's current state? :)

 

 

 

It boots, can get to BIOS (danger! danger!)  and also can tell it to boot to UEFI shell.

 

 

 

It's the booting to Windows via Windows Boot Manager that appears to get it stuck with a black screen and white pointer.  Found forums online discussing something similar but their 'fixes' don't work (Ctrl then enter a password while typing blind etc).

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'll still give ya $30 and pick it up today if you want? Surely at some stage someone somewhere must have successfully loaded an OS onto it :)

 

PM me your address and a time if you're keen to be rid of the thing








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  Reply # 1512234 13-Mar-2016 11:54
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Can you just boot a windows USB install stick on it? They was something weird about them only being a 32 bit UEFI or something I read.

 

They are ok machines, but the stupid antenna on the wifi is really annoying IMO. I have one for messing about with my arduinos and stuff since if I blow stuff up its no big deal.





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  Reply # 1512247 13-Mar-2016 12:27
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No, have never been able to get it to boot from a USB.

There isn't even an option in the bios to choose USB. Only Windows boot manager (which doesn't show on screen) or some other command line boot (ehci?)




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  Reply # 1512248 13-Mar-2016 12:28
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(I don't mess around in the Pipo bios since last time that bricked a unit completely).. ;-)




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  Reply # 1512251 13-Mar-2016 12:36
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They will not boot legacy from USB, did you prepare the stick for UEFI booting? Ive only done that with 7, not sure if you need to mess about with 10 or they have finally sorted out their bootable downloads.





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