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I tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 over my Windows 7 OS and a couple of errors appeared, I cannot remember what they said but, I tried rebooting and now when my computer starts it first shows the first image when you first boot it but then all that appears is a blinking dash in the upper left hand corner of the screen and I have tried pressing every button and nothing happens. The only thing I can do is Con+alt+delete and have the system restart only to have the same thing happen. I was trying to install from USB. Should I try burning the OS to a disk or what can I do to fix this??

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You might want to consider trying a CD/DVD instead. I have had some problems in the past with using a flash drive over a disc.

Take a look at the following posts:

and then

I would try the recommendations there and see if that changes anything.

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I will definitely give it a try and if I get any error messages I will write them down and post them. – chrismojames Nov 19 '12 at 20:01
I'm running installation again and here are the errors I get. – chrismojames Nov 19 '12 at 23:52
Ubi-partman crashed "ubi-partman failed with exit code 10. Further information may be found in /var/log/syslog. Do you want to try running this step again before continuing? If you do not, your installation may fail entierly or be broken." – chrismojames Nov 19 '12 at 23:59
it also tells me to upgrade the python3.2, and python3.2-minimal versions and to then check if the problem still occurs. – chrismojames Nov 20 '12 at 0:01

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