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djcand23 11-07-2017 10:09 PM

looking for install advice
this is my first time trying to install Linux. Im not installing a clean install, Windows 10 is on the hard drive so I'm not sure if thats part of my problem. i have tried Zorin OS and Elementary OS Well here is th error message i keep getting:

vesamenu .c32 not a com32r image
uncompression error
--system halted
can anyone help?

frankbell 11-07-2017 10:15 PM

A web search for the error message turned up this:

aragorn2101 11-08-2017 03:37 AM

Hi djcand23, welcome to LQ,

Since Windows 10 is there, it must be a 64-bit system UEFI. So, make sure you get yourself a 64-bit UEFI compatible Linux distro. Get into Windows, disable Fast Boot, shrink Windows partition. Then, get into the UEFI firmware settings (aka BIOS) and disable Secure Boot. Then, you're good to go.

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