Installing Ubuntu

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Wed May 16 00:54:56 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 16 May 2007 10:05:01 tombstga at wrote:
> I have now downloaded Ubuntu three times (version 6 and 7) from the same
>   mirror site, made several CDs and one DVD and can't make it run. Upon
> reboot I usually get "Error reading boot CD" on any of the choices. I
> once got the Memory test to work. I also note that on the CD I made that
> the "Ubuntu.exe" (I think that's the file name) had zero bytes.
> I'd like to try this new system, but am having a terrible time getting
> going.
> I'm running XP on a 2 year old HP Pavillion.
> Any suggestions? Please help!!
> Tom

Hi Tom

You may have a fussy drive. Have you tried burning at the lowest speed your 
burner supports? That's what got it going for me


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