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Old 02-04-2005, 05:10 PM   #1
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MDK 10.1 hangs on install

Hi all

Im having a bit of a problem getting version 10.1 installed. After booting of the CD (or DVD) I get the screen to press enter to install or F1 for more options. I press enter and the screen goes black, and thats all she wrote. This happens with the i586 and 64bit version on CD and DVD. I can read/write both CDs and DVDs under windows, so Im not thinking its the optical drive. It also does this with different hard disks.

basic hardware profile

AMD Athlon 64 3500+
Asus A8V Deluxe
1 GB Corsair PC3200
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro

Maybe one of you nice MDK users can shed some light on the subject If any additional information is needed, I will do my best to get it.
Old 02-05-2005, 02:54 AM   #2
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try booting will CD2 and choose "alternate cd" i think thats what it calls it
Old 02-05-2005, 03:33 PM   #3
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No go
same result as with CD 1. FC3 installed OK. Thats better than using windows anyway
Old 02-05-2005, 07:59 PM   #4
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Go to the BIOS and try disabling some sort of USB Legacy Device option, or something close to that.
Old 02-06-2005, 11:16 AM   #5
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Cenotaph, you the man! After that change it installed without a problem. Thanks!


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