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February 4th, 2013, 06:46 PM
im trying to install ubuntu12.10 on a windows7 64 bit desktop , i set the bios to boot to usb (bought a ubuntu usb ) but get boot error when i try to boot to usb . when i try to mount it in windows it says reboot required but get boot error when it boots . my intenet is to get rid of windows and install ubuntu on the entire drive i dont want a dual boot i just want linux , no windows . can someone help me do this using my ubuntu usb i bought from ubuntu.com ?

February 4th, 2013, 07:02 PM
What exactly does the boot error say? Have you got the right architecture for your PC?

February 4th, 2013, 07:16 PM
i get a black screen white letters boot error it looks like vi did years ago then on the next line there is flashing underscore ( - )

February 4th, 2013, 07:27 PM
i need to leave for work i will check back latter

February 4th, 2013, 07:33 PM
Vi still looks like that. ;)

I think that usually happens with graphics card issues. What are your hardware specifications?