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loaded this to give it a try, and worked great but know just wont boot! is this a problem with the grub loader?

anyone?

its on a multi partioned drive loaded after windows as i know windows boot config messes with linux os'es

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"know just wont boot" -- could be a keyboard problem! :P

Where does it stop in the boot sequence when you turn on boot messages? Has Windows messed with the loader? Does Windows boot? What does the boot selector give you as options? What did you do just before it stopped booting? Boot from the live CD or a USB stick and examine the logs.

Best was to TRY Ubuntu is to install Wubi. No repartitioning necessary as the Linux filespace is then contained in a large Windows file which you can delete.

http://wubi-installer.org/

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"know just wont boot" -- could be a keyboard problem! :P

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Where does it stop in the boot sequence when you turn on boot messages? Has Windows messed with the loader? Does Windows boot? What does the boot selector give you as options? What did you do just before it stopped booting? Boot from the live CD or a USB stick and examine the logs.

Best was to TRY Ubuntu is to install Wubi. No repartitioning necessary as it runs from a large Windows file which you can delete.

it passes the boot selection screen (where you select either one of five ubuntu options or windows) loads the ubuntu boot screen then just hangs! windows 7 loads ok otherwise i wouldn't be typing this!

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So... have you tried booting in recovery mode? Unplug any USB devices.

Disable the splash screen so you can read the boot messages.

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its the 64bit version full of bugs! one off which is hanging at start up! so downloading the 32bit version instead!

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