cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer

Bill Liao lwlw1988 at
Mon Jul 26 00:25:51 UTC 2010

it may be the old motherboard that cannot support booting from a usb~

On 7/25/10, Antczak Family <antczak at> 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

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