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I downloaded Ubuntu yesterday, burned it to a cd and tried to install it on my pc using a clean drive(new), but Ubuntus label and progress bar just stays on the screen, nothing loads up I've let it run for 2 hours, but no progress.

The drive is only a 120GB one, pre-formated with ext3 set as primary.

Any Ideas?

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Welcome to AskUbuntu! We need more information to assist you Martin, please tell us your machine specifications (Ram, processor, etc...)! – RSX-1327 Apr 5 '12 at 18:33
Also, what version of Ubuntu are you trying to install? – Jeff Welling Apr 5 '12 at 18:36
RAM is 2GB ,processor AMD not sure the model,but its 1 1/2 years old – Martin Apr 5 '12 at 18:36
Ubuntu version 12.04 – Martin Apr 5 '12 at 18:38
I've edited your title and summary a bit to make it a bit clearer to other AskUbuntu users what the problem is, hope that helps :) – Jeff Welling Apr 5 '12 at 18:40
up vote -1 down vote accepted

I would suggest that there's something awry somewhere, check the download and burn.

You shouldn't have any trouble installing it to a 'newish' machine

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