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John scott
June 20th, 2008, 06:58 PM
Trying to install on a new computer,no Os on it ,I get to the partition screen and it will not let me do anything ,Do I have something set in the bios Wrong?
Thank you

June 20th, 2008, 06:59 PM
Take some screen shots w/the "print" button.

June 20th, 2008, 07:01 PM
Have you run it from the Live CD first? If that loads and runs OK, it probably isn't a BIOS issue.

June 20th, 2008, 07:02 PM
Use a live cd of parted magic or gparted to format the drive first and then install ubuntu.



Documents on gparted.


John scott
June 20th, 2008, 09:14 PM
When I put the side cover back on my machine I knocked off the power wires for the hardrive.I have built about 10 computers and never had anything like that happen.It is up and running,that is what I am using right now,so far I like it.Thank everyone for their help.