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I have used Universal USB installer and linuxlive USB creater to make a bootable pendrive, but whenever I boot from it just a black screen appears with a dot blinking on upper left corner and it does not proceed from there. Please help me as my home PC is not usable now because I formatted hard disk to install ubuntu.

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Most BIOSes don't boot from USB by default. You have to set the boot order. If its set to boot from your hard disk then that is what it will do and you wont get much if you have removed the existing OS. –  Warren Hill Jun 26 '13 at 15:10

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