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download and try simply Mepis, run the live CD and then install it. It's "simply" ace!
Great newbie distro!! everything works inc nVidia drives and the Kpacket manager which is a front end GUI for Debiens apt-get makes installing software easier than M$. Forget Xandros, I gave up on it too and tried mepis for the first time. it's well cool!
I bought Xandros v.3 CD's here in Germany. During install, it hung up too, around 89%. The CD looks milky. So I switched it from a plain CD player to my CD/DVD recorder from LG. It then installed from there with no problem.