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Hey everyone, I'm kinda stuck here, and after about 4 hours of trying, I finally decided to ask for help here. I have an old, 2003 Dell Inspiron 5100 laptop, and I'm trying to get it to boot from a USB into Linux.

First off, it does have usb ports on it, and it recognizes usb devices in windows, but when I plug in a usb hard drive or flash drive, there are no options to boot off of it in the BIOS. I tried burning it to a DVD, no dice, it can't recognize that there is an OS on the DVD. It also doesn't recognize a BIOS flash ISO when I try to boot it. I've tried everything I can think of, and I know the usb works, as I tried the multiboot on many other computers.

If it helps anyone that knows this computer, I have the A08 version of the bios, but I can't upgrade past it as it wont read the DVD with the flash image burned on it.

I'm really stuck here, thanks in advance to anyone that can help.

-Edit- The USB stick also won't show up under the hard drives list in the boot options.
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I feel ya, I have an old Dell laptop as well and it cannot boot off USB. Your only alternative is to make a bootable CD and have it boot the USB.
     
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Some older laptops can't boot from USB. There's always the option of checking which USB mode is set in the BIOS - USB FDD or USB HDD. I have no clue which is which.. try both. If you don't see either as an option in the boot settings (or anywhere else - BIOS menus are never 100% logical)... I'd guess there's no USB boot option.

Did you try booting from the DVD on another computer? If it starts up in another computer.. then I have absolutely no clue. You could always try to image a partition with a clean install of Linux, if all else fails (or Mint4Win.. but that's for noobs). But that's pretty sketch.

Or take the HDD out, put it in your desktop, and install it while it's in your desktop. I don't think I've ever tried this... but in theory it just might work.
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Some older laptops can't boot from USB. There's always the option of checking which USB mode is set in the BIOS - USB FDD or USB HDD. I have no clue which is which.. try both. If you don't see either as an option in the boot settings (or anywhere else - BIOS menus are never 100% logical)... I'd guess there's no USB boot option.
Did you try booting from the DVD on another computer? If it starts up in another computer.. then I have absolutely no clue. You could always try to image a partition with a clean install of Linux, if all else fails (or Mint4Win.. but that's for noobs). But that's pretty sketch.
Or take the HDD out, put it in your desktop, and install it while it's in your desktop. I don't think I've ever tried this... but in theory it just might work.

I'll try the DVD in another computer. It might be that I need a CD to boot from, not a DVD, but I don't think it should matter. I can't put the hard drive in a desktop because its an IDE drive.

-edit- DVD works fine in my linux rig.

-edit- Just pulled the HDD from the laptop, It's got a male plug that I've never seen before, says on it that it's an IDE/ATA drive
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Well, I've tried burning an actual CD using the laptop, and it still didn't work. Still says "No operating system found" when I try to boot it from the CD or DVD. I know the CD drive works since it can read the disks fine when booted into windows. Could it not recognize that the ISO is bootable or something? Or do I have to extract everything out of the ISO and burn it like that?

I'm running out of CDs, I might try nLite, but I think I might have the same problem. There is nothing I need to save on the laptop. All I want is to get linux on there. At this point I really don't care about keeping windows, but I'm afraid that if I format the hard drive, and I still can't get it to boot, I'm kinda screwed.

I figured about 16 hours was long enough to bump this.
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What is the burn method you used - program, burn mode, burn speed. Did you check the MD5 before burning? Did you press F12 at startup to get into the "Select boot device" menu?

Oh and back to the OP, can't you install an updated BIOS from within Windows?

Anyways, you can also image a partition of the hard drive with a Linux install CD. Now, the only robust instructions I've seen are to do this from within Linux doh.gif , but I'm sure if you Google enough you'll find something for Windows.
 
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I finally got the ISO burned, but it was a bad burn or something, because after it booted from the CD, it would lock up when i tried to run linux. To burn, I used Ultraiso, as the other programs I tried didnt work. The max speed of the drive was 24x, 40x for the CD, and I burned it at 10x. Default burn options. Idk what MD5 is.

Just trying to get it past the infinite string of "Failed to allocate memory" text right now.
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http://md5summer.en.malavida.com/

Run the MD5 summer on the ISO after the download finishes, and compare it to the MD5 listed on the Linux download page for that specific ISO. For extra verification, you should verify the disc burn (there's an option to check before starting a burn). I use Ashampoo Burning Studio personally, it works on more systems than CDBurnerXP (my previous go-to) from my experience.
 
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