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I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my HCL lpatop that has got the following properties

intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz 233MHz, 0.99 GB of RAM

I have tried ubuntu 12 and ubuntu 10 with dual booting Microsoft Windows XP Professional version 2002 Service Pack 2

But whenever i try to install, it boots from the city and shows the Ubuntu logo.

It keeps showing the ubuntu logo for a long time and then my laptop gets freeze, it shows blank screen..

I have tried this for several times with different versions but the result is same.

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There is far more to a laptop than just the CPU and RAM, so when checking the HCL verify that the make and model of the laptop are on there. Please also verify the MD5SUM of the ISO that you downloaded and burned to the CD. I've seen similar issues with bad burns (or bad ISO downloads). You can get a list of the correct MD5SUMs for 12.04 from http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/MD5SUMS

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thanks for your reply, i already have checked the md5sum it matches. And the other things about my laptop you are talking about are : HCL INFINITI POWERLITE 9100 PL with Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology, Intel GM965 Chipset,PCMCIA Card Slot, –  satish Jun 4 '12 at 6:46
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