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I have a curious issue. When I burn the ISO and reboot, I'm greeted with the Ubuntu splash screen, then it loads into the Welcome menu. I cannot do anything at this point, can't interact with it, move the menu, etc.

the menu itself is just a giant white box, so I don't know the contents or a way to move past that screen.

Any ideas? this is 12.04, tried both 32 and 64 bit.

Typing this out, I'm going to remove any USB devices and try again.

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Have you MD5SUM the ISO? –  Mitch Jun 24 '12 at 16:31
    
Yep - they checked out the same. –  Lokey Jun 24 '12 at 16:50
    
Can you see the menu by using the USB/CD on another computer? –  Aaron Hill Jun 24 '12 at 18:00

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Try the alternative installer HERE. This works for me for whenever I have a really old computer that will not run the regular installer.

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Since this mirror is taking long to load alternatively use this. –  atenz Jun 24 '12 at 18:36

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