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Thread: cant boot from disc on asus mother board

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    cant boot from disc on asus mother board

    i started the ubuntu installation when i had windows xp. i couldnt get my pc to boot the ubuntu disc from boot. i had to do it with "plop". the installation was going well until right near the end. it froze. now when the pc starts, i can choose ubuntu but all i get is a black screen :/. there is no way to get plop working now either because ubuntu formated the HD during the installation. what do i do?

    i cant boot from usb and its not letting me boot from disc.

    i have tried a newer disc drive and a new disc.

    the bios is set up correctly (disc drive has priority)

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    Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: cant boot from disc on asus mother board

    We need more information:

    Please begin with a complete hardware description.
    Which release of Ubuntu are you using?
    What exactly happens when you try to boot from CD?
    Can you read a CD from the drive in normal use (not booting from it)?
    (and anything else you can think of).
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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