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Booting from LiveUSB stops at purple screen

I've followed the instructions from this site to install Ubuntu from a pen drive onto a new build PC.

I get the option to choose either the test run or to install, I choose install option then I get half a screen of purple and a loads of binary dots.......

My system specs:

  • p8z77 PH board
  • 1.5 TB HDD in raid
  • 128 GB SSD
  • i5 3650k CPU
  • Geforce gtx 620 GPU
  • 16 GB hyper x Kingston 1600 RAM

just to add to this, i created the file from a windows based laptop...... but i didnt install a windows version of the linux install.... i just downloaded it straight

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, jokerdino, John S Gruber, devav2, maythux Oct 5 '12 at 7:30

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How did you create the Pen Drive? Did you MD5SUM the ISO file? –  Mitch Sep 7 '12 at 18:56
    
i followed the instrucions on this site, i installed ubuntu onto a slave pc, and then created a readable file onto usb then used that usb to boot the new build –  ajp Sep 7 '12 at 18:59

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