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Every version of Ubuntu I try to install shows up a black screen with a white box on the top left corner of the screen. I have tried from versions 12:04 and up but no luck.

My System Specs Intel i7 4770K CPU Nvdia GTX 760 GPU AsRock Extreme 6 SSD - Dedicated to Windows7 HDD - Want to install Ubuntu a partition. Using a FULL HD monitor if that matters?

I would think that my specs are more than capable of running Ubuntu but it simply wont go past the black and white screen. I have tried different distributions that are based on Ubuntu as well e.g Linux Mint, Zorin but the same thing happens. I have also tried the alternative install of Ubuntu but that wont boot either. I then tried using the exact same CD of Ubuntu alternate on another machine and it boots fine. Funny thing is that Puppy Linux Boots Fine!!

The last point I can reach to in the install is The stick figure showing at the bottom of the screen.

I have already tried the nomodeset option but still no luck. Using this option my screen is just stuck at a completely blank screen.

Can you guys please help my i've spent days trying to figure out what is going wrong?

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Do you have Secure Boot enabled in your BIOS? –  Ian Hyzy Apr 11 '14 at 20:55
I'll check and get back on secure boot, I forgot to mention I have 8GB ram so no issues with not enough ram –  user1612789 Apr 11 '14 at 22:34
Hey Ian Hyzy thanks for your reply. Secure boot is disabled. thanks –  user1612789 Apr 11 '14 at 22:45
I saw you already enabled nomodeset. I'm sorry but I'm not sure what else to tell you. –  Ian Hyzy Apr 11 '14 at 23:10
Can someone please help me with solving this issue, I've now also tried the latest LTS version 14.04 (i think). It boots up to a pink line on the left side of the screen, with a black screen everywhere else. I have one monitor connected via HDMI hooked up to a NVDIA gefore gtx 760 –  user1612789 May 4 '14 at 5:36

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