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My brand new HP notebook won't boot Ubuntu 12.10 from USB flash drive, but I can boot the USB flash drive from other computers. It will start to load on my notebook but when it gets to the Ubuntu screen it freezes. How can I fix?

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Please edit your question adding information about your notebook, especially your video card. –  To Do Mar 17 '13 at 20:18
    
Dell laptops have the capability for one-time boot option by depressing f12 perhaps your HP has a similar function –  pfeiffep Mar 17 '13 at 22:08
    
F10 on my HP desktop enters BIOS set-up –  pfeiffep Mar 22 '13 at 19:21

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You probably have to set your BIOS to boot from USB.

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Please give more detailed instructions. –  lordqwerty Mar 17 '13 at 21:08
    
We need more than just a one liner that gives no instructions or details. Please, as @lordqwerty said, give more detailed instructions. –  RolandiXor Mar 17 '13 at 23:23

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