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I installed Ubuntu 13.04 removing my old Windows XP. And now I see that it doesn't go beyond purple screen.

Any help is highly appreciated!

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Can you tell us about your hardware? eg: Model? GPU? CPU? Did it ever boot once? –  GM-Script-Writer-62850 Apr 28 '13 at 0:45
    
Intel CPU 2080 1.73GHz. Dont remember the graphics card. And no it didn't boot even once. –  Abhishek Kumar Apr 28 '13 at 1:14
    
but the live cd/usb/dvd did? –  GM-Script-Writer-62850 Apr 28 '13 at 1:31
    
Yes. I can boot (Try Ubuntu) via my bootable USB. However while loading i see it says "SRST Failed error no 16" –  Abhishek Kumar Apr 28 '13 at 1:44
    
does your motherboard's bios let you run the sata controller is AHCI mode? if so try that –  GM-Script-Writer-62850 Apr 28 '13 at 2:06
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