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I installed 12.04 64-bit on my new PC. The installation says its completed, I got the CD out of the PC and then when it restarts it just goes to a purple screen and stays like that forever. I can't even get to the login screen. When I boot from Ubuntu installation CD there's no recovery mode option. What can I do? Please help.

My PC is:

  • ASUS M5a97
  • AMD Fx6100
  • 8 GB RAM
  • ATI RADEON 6670
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Press Esc in purple screen and let us know last few messages in log while the system stucks –  Web-E Aug 22 '12 at 2:31
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I have an ASUS as well and the odd time when I boot, it does the same thing (purple screen) and then reboots, purple screen and cycles forever, never booting. I solved it by connecting my laptop to AC power.

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