I Got This Motherboard Installed Somewhat Around January And Dual Boot Windows 7 BETA And Linux Mint 5 Fluxbox.
Computer Was Fine Until Started Running Really Slow On 4GB RAM (I Only Gave Virtual PC 300MB RAM) So I Decided To Reboot (Just Did A Hard Drive Defrag) So When I Rebooted It Just Came Up With A Pink Grid And A Cursor Didn't Even RAM Count. So I Gave It A Rest.
Tryed Again. This Time It Didn't Display Anything And Still No RAM Count.
Let It Over Night Unplugged.
Next Morning Still Blank Screen.
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Re: ASUS M2N68 Not Booting Up
hey first try to power down the pc and remove the cover than remove the battery and then unplug the cord from the powersuppluy to the mother board than press the computers reset switch and than the on button than wqait 3 miinutes and replace the battery and plug in the powercord for the motherboard now try to reboot and see if you get anything you will have to reset the time and date ok please let me know how this goes for you, there is still more we can do if needed
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That's a sticky wicket. Windows can be finicky. It might be easier to install an open source OS before installing Windows if you still want to. I have limited experience installing an OS on an Acer D257. I accidently erased WIndows while trying to dual boot Mint. I like Mint 16 better anyway because it doesn't have all the lost time of Windows installing updates and system repair stalls because the battery ran out don't happen etc. Mint is cool and free online for download.
Linux Ubuntu is also free and very easy to install. If you install Mint first then install Ubuntu it is fairly simple to dual boot and have two operating systems.
It is possible to dual boot Windows 7 of course, yet Linux is free online so if you botch it another try doesn't cost anything, while if you lose Windows 7 or Windows 7 Starter and lose the product key it can cost quite a bit to replace it. In some future Universe Windows might make its O.S. available free for home versions and charge a low price annually for using it and receiving upgrades etc. That would make it easier to dual boot with other systems. Mint 16 has everything Windows offers essentially except for the Windows Movie maker. I had a lot of trouble getting the free app movie makers to work in Mint for some reason.
If it Has Windows 8 or 8.1 you might need a new Hard Drive to do this. Windows 8 and 8.1 are encrypted so you can't use Linux of any type. If it has Windows XP try Linux Mint 13 "Maya", the replacement for win xp, If Windows 7 64 bit: Try Linux Mint 17.1 *Rebecca"
These are just two ways you might accomplish this; it really does depend on your computer, and what the options are in the BIOS. Or you might use a program called a Boot Loader or Boot Manager, which typically you boot into from a CD, and this then offers you the choice of boot device.
I run Windows 7 and also sometimes Fedora 16, Backtrack 5 and Ubuntu. Problem with reinstalling windows is it will write over the GRUB loader and you wont have linux there anymore. You are meant to have Windows first then install linux afterwards so you have the option of both.
Backup any files that you need and reinstall Windows then reinstall Linux. Its too much effort and mucking around to do it the other way even though it can be done
WARNING: I will not be responsible for any data loss that occurs. It is recommended to backup your hard disk to external media before commencing any of these operations.
1. Download and burn the Fedora LiveCD. It is recommended that you use the latest version, Fedora 14, instead of 7, but you can use Version 7 anyways.
2. Boot up with the Fedora LiveCD. Select Install.
3. Follow the instructions displayed onscreen. When you reach the partitioning screen, you will need to resize your Windows partition. Resize it to a reasonable size (1024MB =1GB). Leave at least 5GB for Fedora to install.
4. After resizing, select the "Use Free Disk Space" option, and continue installing.
5. Your system will be installed with Fedora and the GRUB bootloader. The GRUB bootloader will allow you to boot into both Windows and Fedora.
I hope this post helps you. I appreciate your vote very much!
The Grub bootloader that Linux uses may be conflicting with the install program for Windows. I suggest formatting the partition you had Ubuntu installed on if your intent is to replace it. This should make the partition available to Windows 7.
If you wanting to dual boot then i'm sorry you can't at the moment because of compatibility issues between wubi/mint4win and grub2, Linux Mint 8 comes without a Windows installer. The development team is working on the issue and new ISOs will be published when it is resolved.
Keep your eye on the Mint 8 website for the latest ISO with the windows installer included.