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i have tried 5 times to down load and install Ubuntu. first download and disk burn-download with download manager than burn-download at 4x with verification and disk burn-download from Fedora and burn-download to USB.
Ubuntu will start with the blank lilac screen with two icons at the bottom, if i do nothing the monitor goes dead and no load. If i hit enter on first screen i get the language page, than the install page. At this point monitor goes dead and no load. I have even waited for ten minutes after monitor goes blank, also no load. I have deled my NVIDIA drivers thinking this could be a problem. I say again no load. I truly would like to take a look at Ubuntu. Any help would be appreciated.
An afterthought. my primary partition is Vista. I have alloted 44 GIG in simple secondary partition. Fedora and SUSE loads without any problem
Last edited by Gary Goralski; 12-20-2010 at 03:14 PM.
Reason: additional info
yes i did burn as an ISO 5 times and yes i did check disk for defects and i did a verification on the burn and still no load. I am at a complete loss and cannot think of anything else i could have done. HELP?
computer is hp pavilion a1700a dual core 4GIG Ram 250GIG HD. CD is good and functioning. I have all the right tools. Something may be problematic in BIOS or possibly drivers. Either that or Ubuntu just does not like me. As before I have had success in loading and using Fedora, and SUSE. Have not been able to load Ubuntu-Mint and Kbuntu. Am i alone with this problem?
I have 2 ubuntu installations and 4 Debian squeeze installs, Ubuntu is nice ,but I'm actually doing pretty good with Debian Squeeze.
Everything has been easy. I haven't been posting about any problems installing anything. Now I can learn the software. My Ubuntu installations went well, but after updates I had to work on OS.