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Old 11-12-2004, 09:28 PM   #1
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Mandrake 10.0 Install Issue

I am attempting to install Mandrake 10.0 on a Compaq Presario desktop pc, however I'm getting no where.

I insert CD 1 and boot, I hit enter to proceed past the first screen and the computer just reboots, goes back to the same screen, I choose continue again, and it just keeps rebooting like that. Has done it no matter what option I've selected.

Any ideas?
Old 11-12-2004, 11:01 PM   #2
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Check your BIOS setup, make sure it set to boot off the CDROM first. ......How much ram do you have?
Old 11-13-2004, 10:19 AM   #3
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it is booting from the CDROM first and I am running 256 for RAM.
Old 11-13-2004, 11:11 AM   #4
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At the first screen try typing text <enter>.
Old 11-13-2004, 11:13 AM   #5
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I have tried the text option, as well as every other option it presents me with, all with the same result.
Old 11-13-2004, 01:07 PM   #6
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I had a similar issue, I created a boot floopy on my brothers windows PC using disc 1 and I was able to start the installation okay through the boot floopy


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