install fedora core 5 on win vista hp desktop that has crashed is that possible?
hp desktop pavilion win vista home prem. intel (r) dual quad processor 2.0 ghz speed 800hz 500gb 1024 cash memory 2048 memory pata controller sata contoller onboard lan onboard lan boot rom onvoard 1394 onboard audio nividia pheonix award bios cmos setup utility
the windows crashed due to virus it did a fix disk self check on its own and started deleting files before i could stop it i had just come home, i would like to install fedore core 5 to get it up and running it hangs with windows disks stops with fedora and gives a panic cpu and acpi issues says timer not sure what its asking me to change the other problem is my cd/dvd light scribe is not correct it does work but it is set for achi which is not right. any ideas would be welcome. thank you.