cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer

Goh Lip g.lip at
Sun Jul 25 01:41:38 UTC 2010

On 07/25/2010 03:01 AM, Antczak Family wrote:
> I am trying to install version 10.04 desktop on an 8 year old HP desktop
> currently running windows xp.    The computer will not boot from the USB
> drive.    I checked the bios and there are only 4 things listed in this
> order
> removable devices
> atapi cd-rom
> network boot
> hard dive
> When i expand removable devices it only shows legacy floppy drives
> Do you have any suggestions for me to get this installed?   tia

While the other replies have a point, try expanding hard drive instead 
of removable devices. The usb should be there. But remember to plug in 
the usb before booting up.

Regards - Goh Lip

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