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I recently downloaded version 12.10 to a flash drive. When I try to load it, it does not go to a setup or installation page. Goes to a log-in page, and asks for a username and password that I haven't established yet. Is there a way to get past this page?

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Try take out you're USB stick then reboot, if logon screen comes up then it's probably installed. edit You mean logon screen on win is coming up or ubuntu? After you get you're iso file on the USB and reboot you're pc, then it should pop up a screen that says "run ubuntu" or "install ubuntu" etc , you did see that and done that yeah? – user129350 Feb 7 '13 at 20:34

Looks like you already installed. Try to boot directly from USB drive and not from the harddisk.

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No...old operating system still on hard drive. New one boots only from usb, but goes to log-in page. Dead end. – d longo Feb 7 '13 at 20:17

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