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Old 03-11-2011, 04:46 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by johnsfine View Post
You seem to have a second computer that you are posting on.

I jumped to the conclusion that you have a computer you burned the CD on. I suggested using a computer that has an OS to examine the CD to see if it was burned in the common incorrect way. You can't easily prove it was burned correctly. But if burned incorrectly, that is usually easy to see.

Since you used F2 to get a boot menu (as opposed to using the BIOS menu to set boot sequence rules) it is less likely you did that wrong causing the boot attempt from the network. So incorrectly burned CD gets that much more likely. But I rarely ever rule out operator error from my list of theories. So the Cd might have been burned correctly and somehow used incorrectly.
yes I am on my netbook which has xp the toshiba im attempting to put ubuntu on ... I had changed the settings and a lil man popped up at the bottom so I think the disk worked then all of a sudden cd drive spun really fast and the dvd ejected why did this happen? heated up too much?
 
Old 03-11-2011, 05:02 PM   #17
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ok I think i figured out what happened I am doing the recovery disks now and I made sure i deleted all partitions and data from the toshiba computer it says it will take like 9 hours does this sound correct?
 
Old 03-11-2011, 05:04 PM   #18
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If you boot from a cd, the hd has no influence.
What happens if you boot the cd on another computer?

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