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Ubuntu installed problem

I installed ubuntu after i booted up came to the last part it said checking for installement thats where i freezed up it doesnt do anything.i asked one of my friend he said i need to unable sli from my bio if that the case how i do that? or even fix it this problem i use window xp sp2

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I had the same problem, I discovered that my CD was corrupt, burn a new one and then it worked.

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Run from the Live CD and Reinstall.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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Check out this:
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This gives instructions on how to download, and create a ubuntu bootable USB stick.

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/try-ubuntu-before-you-install

This will give instructiosn on how to load and install from said USB.

You will need:
A working computer with Windows
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Internet connection

After you've made your USB stick, when booting up the computer you wish to install ubuntu on be sure you have the USB stick inserted when powering it on. When the start screen comes up press ESC to enter the BIOS or boot order. Select the USB stick from within the BIOS boot order menu, or the USB stick from the boot options menu.

Load ubuntu, install, enjoy.

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When you download an iso. that's not bootable right from the download. You have to use an iso burner to unlock it and make it bootable.

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http://www.ubuntu.com/download
Ubuntu 10.10 Latest Version
which can repair what windows has ruined and is unable to fix fix the problem
either burn it to a disk as an iso and install
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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Hello scot70, it seems you now have a "Duo Booting System," Ubuntu, and Windows XP.
What happened is that since the "Ubuntu is the "Last" Operating System installed on the Computer," it will be the OS that will "Load" [1st]!
All you have to do is 'change the "Boot Sequence," I could explain how to 'change it permanently, but I will give you the {short version}.
Once you "Restart the Computer," and it Boot-up; there should be a "Prompt Message;"
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I hope this information is helpful? Thanks for using FixYa, paul7of9"

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Am pulling my hair out. I'm a newbie to Linux but keen to get into it. Installed 9.10 as a dual boot alongside XP and after problems with grub, which I have re-mounted, I get to the OS choice page. XP...


Backup, Repairing and Reinstalling GRUB
  • To make a backup a copy of the existing menu.lst file use: cp /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/menu.lst.oldYou can try re-installing the grub using the Ubuntu Live CD, in two different ways.

GUI
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  2. Go through all the process until you reach "[!!!] Disk Partition"
  3. Select Manual Partition
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On my new PC I wanted (still want) to have toa go with Linux. I chose to experiment with Ubuntu. I downloaded thedesktop CD, burned it, freed up some disk space (inside Vista) andloaded up Ubuntu from the CD. After some experimenting I figured outhow to install Ubuntu in the empty disk space and it all worked fine(GRUB took over my booting (recognized Vista automatically!) and Ubuntuloaded up fine).

Then I tried to install my GPU drivers andeverything went wrong.. For some reason Ubuntu wouldn't boot anymore(failed to load X-Server or something). I was completely lost andwanted to remove Ubuntu.

This is where things start to get really messy!

Ifyou simply remove the Ubuntu partition, GRUB (Linux boot loader) willstill be on your PC (in control). It will trip out, as the Ubuntupartition will be removed.. Bad thing!

So you need to restore your Master Boot Record (MBR) for Vista (so that Vista will handle the booting, not GRUB).

Googleonly pointed me to sites that explained how to REMOVE VISTA, whichisn't what I wanted. Many sites talked about the 'fixmbr' command, butthis is really only available in Windows XP.

So how do you restore your MBR for Windows Vista?

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Make sure the computer starts from the cd drive.
see this page for instructions on changing the boot order
http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php

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
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

if the above link is broken try
http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

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