View Full Version : [ubuntu] Need Help With Ubuntu/XP Dual Boot Install

December 20th, 2008, 10:18 PM
Hey i run xp on my dell optiplex 745

Ive tried a few times to install 8.10 but can never quite finish

whenever i try to run ubuntu without changing my computer or wheneve i try to just install it a screen comes up and then it won't go past that point

The cd images are always ok, i alsways get the screen and i've tested the cd for mistakesa and done the test my memory option and everythings always ok but i can't get past that one screen after i say to instal ubuntu

can anyone help
i'd really like to try ubuntu
i haven't had any prolems like this with fedora

December 20th, 2008, 10:44 PM
Could you post what the screen says?
Also, it may help to burn and use the alternate install CD, which uses the text-mode installer from Debian for better compatibility.

December 21st, 2008, 06:46 PM
it says nothing
its just an orange/brownish screen with a cursor on it that doesnt move
thaks for your help and concern

does this help you at all?

id really like to install ubuntu