Questions about Grub, UEFI,the liveCD and the installer
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I've tried installing Linux Mint, I have downloaded it from a torrent and a mirror and burnt them on different CDS using an ISO burner software and they didn't install giving me some errors. I have also tried usinmg a Ubuntu CD which came in the mail and that gives me some other errors.
The Errors come up when i use live CD.
Is it something to do with my PC?
Should I try dual-booting it with XP Home?
What errors? Try booting in compatibility mode. With Mint live CD, hit any key during the countdown, and select compatibility mode.
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If you fail on install with BOTH your Mint CD and the Ubuntu you got in the mail from Canonical, then the problem is not likely a corrupted CD. It could be a bad drive, or it could be an incompatable computer. It probably has something to do with your PC. Not knowing the errors makes anything more just pure guesswork.
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