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Old 03-12-2010, 10:20 AM   #1
graeme61
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Mint 8 won't install


I've been using Linux Mint happily for a while until a couple of days ago it just died. Froze up, nothing I could do would free it up other than a hard reset. So, I tried to install it again from a Live CD, but my laptop won't even boot into Live mode. It just sits there, saying 'Loading....'. which it frankly isn't. I suspect a major hardware fault has occurred, but have no idea what. Any ideas?
 
Old 03-12-2010, 03:31 PM   #2
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Just a guess. On a Laptop that would freeze up. I ended up Pulling the battery out. Then just plugging in the AC adapter to power the unit with Battery Pulled. The freeze action cleared up. Told the owner they needed a New Battery. This fixed that problem.
 
  


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