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I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my laptop, and whenever I put the flashdrive with the distro on it (made with Uni USB Creator and tested in VirtualBox), I can't boot. If I start the laptop with the drive in, it goes to the "Press ESC for startup options" page, and freezes. I made sure that in the BIOS, the USB drive is first boot priority, and even if I plug it in after the startup screen is gone, it will freeze there. This has happened with multiple USB sticks, and multiple distributions. Can anyone help me with this?
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I hate seeing 0 responses, so here's a free bump... as I haven't a clue.
    
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uhm... have you tried a different usb port tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EntTheGod;14481140 
uhm... have you tried a different usb port tongue.gif

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disable legacy usb support.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by transhour;14481515 
disable legacy usb support.

I'll try that.

EDIT: How? I can't find it under BIOS.
Edited by Ysbl - 8/5/11 at 9:38pm
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Bump, can't figure out how to disable Legacy USB support, and the laptop can't boot from CD either.
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