I've been looking around without seeing anyone else with my problem so any direction you can give me would be much appritiated.
After creating a live disk from the windows 7 image burner, I verified it and restarted the machine (Dell Inspiron N5110)
The Bios comes, and goes. Then a black screen with a flashing white line comes for a second or two, and then boots Windows instead.
I've checked the boot priorities with to be sure DVD is before the hardrive. And I did get a live USB stick to work a few days ago but the file became corrupted or something before I could figure out how to mount the the partition so I could install. Since then, the most I've gotten from the USB stick was sticking to stick to that black screen with the flashing white line. So I decided to opt for a DVD instead.
But it feels like I'm hitting the same problem with both USB and DVD, so any suggestions would be helpful.