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Ubuntu CD I want to install Ubuntu, I keep inserting the Ubuntu CD into my computer (pc), but it's unable to read the CD. Other CD's work perfectly. Thanks for your assistance.

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First make sure that your computer will boot first off the cd-rom drive (check your bios settings) , put cd in the drive , reboot computer

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which can repair what windows has ruined and is unable to fix fix the problem

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you might have burn it to an iso first then boot from the cd rom to install ubuntu or you might just try to install ubuntu directly from the download if it does not install you might save it to a folder then burn it as an iso http://download.cnet.com/active-iso-burner/3000-2646_4-10602452.html

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or keep ubuntu and install windows next door to it


you can have a dual boot computer with both windows and ubuntu linux you will need to partition your hard drive to do this

is a free partition program

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Hello there.

Nice to see more people trying out Linux :-)

From your description it sounds like the CD image you downloaded is not bootable. What i would do is scrap that CD and try the following, this is a guide that explains step by step how to take the downloaded .ISO file and burn it to CD, so that the computer can boot from it (known as a bootable CD).

Please click here for the information.

As Ubuntu has a partition program as part of the installer, you can use this to resize your Windows partition and install Ubuntu in the free partition left over.

This should get you setup in no time :)

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I assume you're saying that the pc is not booting from the DVD/CD? If that's the case, you
need to go to the BIOS setup, where you need to change the device boot order. It's now
probably set to start running from the hard drive, reason why your DVD/CD is not booting.
To go to the BIOS setup, press the F2 or delete, or whatever key the first POST messages
instruct you to use to go into SETUP mode. Different BIOS manufacturers use different
keys, so you have to be quick and interrupt the boot process using the correct key. If you
fail to determine what key it is, reboot once again, until you see/read what key does the
job.
Next, once you're into the setup screens, look for one set of options called Boot Options
or Boot Order. Read the instructions to learn what keys to use to change the values.
Ensure that the first device accessed is the CD/DVD drive, then whatever else next, etc.
Once that's done, save your settings following the prompts, load your DVD/CD and reboot
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Make sure the computer starts from the cd drive.
see this page for instructions on changing the boot order
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ones the boot order is set properly insert the cd in the drive and restart the computer.

ubuntu cd/dvd will load and give you some options on the screen, follow the prompts to install ubuntu.

if you need more help read the ubuntu documentation
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Just insert the CD in your hard drive and wait for the splash screen, but if it does not appear, open up explorer and go to your CD drive folder and find autorun. Doubleclick on that so the splash screen appears. It has the choices and options for installation. Another way is to go to your BIOS and make your PC boot to your CD drive, then insert CD in drive and restart. It will come up with the Ubuntu live installation.

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seems your MBR is damage. but you can repair it if only you can boot in windows cd and entering in the recovery console.

To run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP startup disks or the Windows XP CD-ROM, follow these steps:
1.    Insert the Windows XP startup disk into the floppy disk drive, or insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer.

Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2.    When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3.    If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console.
4.    When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5.    At the command prompt, type this commands one at a time.

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COPY [CDDRIVE]:\I386\NTLDR  C:\
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6.    To exit the Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.

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