having trouble installing linux mint 13 os

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accessdennied
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having trouble installing linux mint 13 os

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when i try to install this pops up
loading /casper/vmlinuz.......
loading /casper/initrd,lz...........................ready.
this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only found an i686 CPU.
unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your computer.

im trying it on a dell inspiron MP061 tired other copys of lynux as well wouldnt work can any one help
wayne128
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Re: having trouble installing linux mint 13 os

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this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only found an i686 CPU.
this message means you are trying to boot a 32-bit computer with a 64-bit OS.


Go get 32-bit iso and repeat the exercise.
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Re: having trouble installing linux mint 13 os

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i tried a 32-bit and it didnt work either plus i know its a 64-bit pc cause i had put a win xp 64bit os on it before
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