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I installed Ubuntu with wubi, using 30GB of space on my third hard drive on my desktop. When I restarted my computer, I was shown the Windows Boot Manager. When I chose Ubuntu it made some noises (like bongos or something) but my screen went black. I tried restarting my computer, same thing. I have an AMD Raedon 6550 graphics card and a Dell 19" LCD Monitor.

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tried recovery mode? –  Alvar May 13 '12 at 18:51
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In the boot manager, see if you can boot into recovery mode, then try and run in safe graphics mode. Update the video drivers, then restart and see what happens.

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I didn't see any options for recovery mode. EDIT: There was a menu option when I was scrolled over Windows 7 if I hit the TAB key, but I didn't explore further. –  Ryan Williams May 13 '12 at 21:56
    
Right, the Wubi boot loader doesn't have the same options GRUB does... Hmm. I'm not sure. When you boot to that blank screen. are you able to get into a terminal view by pressing CTRL+ALT+F1 or Any F keys from 1-6. –  user62702 May 14 '12 at 14:05
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