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Boo
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Post by Boo »

have your tried burning mint again?
It could have been a bad media.
have you checked the download? to make sure it is not bad.

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Try swapping the CD drive with one the CD does work in.
If it is not media it could be the CD Drive.
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You could try putting Mint on a USB stick drive and booting off it (if you can boot of USB).
I created one on a 1GB USB drive.
the hard part can be the partitioning of it.
I used fdisk first and then gparted to fix it up (start again).
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Post by Husse »

Follow the advice here:
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... ur_Live_CD
The Wiki is there for you to use.
It could be that your laptop can't use the video driver selected and when that happens it "falls back" to booting XP
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