Ecot school computer need help

  Twalker12 00:10 30 Jan 2018

Hey I have a Ecot online school computer running windows 7 professional and recently the school has been suspended and I'm left with a computer with many restrictions I wanted to know if there's a way to bypass the restrictions or gets admin access or maybe reset the computer completely.

  lotvic 00:51 30 Jan 2018

Is this the school? clickhere ecot to close

  Twalker12 01:35 30 Jan 2018

Yuppie that's it

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:42 30 Jan 2018

Does it have a windows & serial number sticker on it? if so you can download and burn a windows 7 CD (or USB)

Then you can clean install the operating system using the serial number

  alanrwood 11:49 30 Jan 2018

I would just be careful. Does the computer actually belong to the school. If so then don't touch it as the school will probably take it back and sell it to pay off its creditors. If it is yours by right then follow Fruit Bat's advice.

  Secret-Squirrel 12:14 30 Jan 2018

Does the computer actually belong to the school.

Yes it does Alan.

The school will probably want it back and the OP doesn't have the right to tamper with it. The USB and CD may be locked down too to prevent the installation of another version of Windows.

  alanrwood 14:14 30 Jan 2018

Hi SS

I thought that might be the case thus my warning.

ECOT has officially notified parents that they are allowed to keep the equipment, stating:

"Updated: 2/23/2018 How will we return our equipment? The court has ordered that all equipment be abandoned due to the cost of recovery. Therefore, you may do whatever you see fit with your computer, laptops, tablets, and related educational equipment. Whatever equipment you have in your possession will not be collected by ECOT."

click here

  Forum Editor 22:50 03 Mar 2018

This has been something of a cause célèbre since late last year. As Jennifer Johnson (jrosejohnson) has said, the court has ruled that IT equipment is no longer school property, and may be retained or disposed of by parents.

  Twalker12 01:11 04 Mar 2018

I knew of this but the computer still has restrictions on it and now none of us who have an Ecot computer can use it because our usernames and passwords don't work anymore so is there a way to reset the computer.

  Forum Editor 09:39 04 Mar 2018

What is the answer to Fruit Bat /\0/\'s question - is there a Microsoft sticker on the underside of the laptop?

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