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Decided to give Ubuntu a try using the stand alone wubi.exe. When I'm done installing, and rebooting for the first time, I only get a black screen with a blinking text input cursor, and my caps lock and scroll lock blinks.

After another reboot, I get this screen with image corruption.

I am using an Nvidia GeForce 580 graphics card on a ASUS P7P55D PRO motherboard running Windows 7 HP 64bit.

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I've also got the same problem on a 580M – Sres Jun 14 '12 at 19:17
GeForce cards are notorious for their Linux compatibility. Try instead putting the monitor into your motherboard's VGA/DVI port, remove the graphics card and boot it up again. If that works you should be able to install the drivers from here‌​. If that succeeds then you should be able to reboot your computer using your graphics card as normal. Try this and let me know how it goes. – njallam Sep 24 '12 at 15:49

Press up, at least that is what works for me with my WUBI. Hope it helps.

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