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I have the following system:

Dell XPS 15Z
i7 Core Processor
16Gb of RAM
2Gb NVidia Card

This system is well capable of having a 64 bit OS on it. At first I thought it was just a bad image burn, but after downloading the Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04 both 64 bit and 32 bit I have found out that the 32 bit will install with no problems. The 64 bit, however, will give me either a white small cursor which is solid not blinking and will run my system hot, or give me a Kernel Error.

I have tried this article, which was although helpful in many ways, not helping in my installation issue.

What could be the issue here?

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Try using the Alternate CD (only aviable for 12.04 and older).

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