CANT boot

Asked by htpc on 2010-02-28

I recently am trying Ubuntu for the first time and I am having extreme difficulty loading the operating system on my machine. I created an ISO disk from the website but everytime I click install 10.4 it eithere freezes completly on me or it comes up with error messages and I can't finsih my installation. I have recently deleted my old operating system of Vista and I now have no operating system on my computer. Please help

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Trygve Vea (trygve-vea-gmail) said : #1

The "GRUB WORDS" you are referring to is a helpful error message when it comes to diagnosing your problem. Can you try to type the exact error message here?

Charles Profitt (cprofitt) said : #2

If you picked the option to install in addition to the other two operating systems -- the grub menu should have a section that includes Windows as a choice.

Sam_ (and-sam) said : #3

Assume no 'Wubi' installation.

Since there're more than two OS installed, try to reinstall Grub_2

Charles Profitt (cprofitt) said : #4

I would not want to re-install Grub 2 until we ensure there are no entries for Windows in grub.

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