[ubuntu-uk] ubuntu cd damaging windows paritions?

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sun Jan 13 14:45:12 GMT 2008

Farran Lee wrote:
> lately I've been showing my friends and family ubuntu, trying to convert
> them to it. I promised them that it can't touch windows, and will not
> damage any of their files.
> But every computer I've run it on, the owner has reported it has come
> back with errors, although I have never personally witnessed them.
> Can anyone confirm that this is not the cd please? Note: I did not
> install anything while running it live.
> ===================================
> Farran Lee
> I'm only 15 :P

Have you checked the ISO image checksums using the md5sums file? (you 
can get it from the Ubuntu mirrors)

What happens when you run the CD media check from the CD boot menu?

Do you know what error messages your friends and family were getting?


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