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I have a 16GB USB that I burned the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso to using Rufus on my Windows 7 computer. I booted from USB multiple times, changing the USB port, I tried it with UEFI and without.

My PC is a i7 4790, Gigabyte H97-HD3, 2 2TB hard drives and 120 GB SSD (OS driver for Windows 7)

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  • and what happens?
    – Alvar
    Sep 4, 2014 at 12:32
  • It goes black and stays black, waited 5 minutes +. I have a Nvidia graphics card - GTX 780 connected through DVI.
    – Michael
    Sep 4, 2014 at 12:33
  • Try installing the iso on the USB with something like unetbootin and see if that helps.
    – Alvar
    Sep 4, 2014 at 12:35
  • That didn't work, unetbootin couldn't even burn it properly
    – Michael
    Sep 4, 2014 at 12:42
  • Well what happened?
    – Alvar
    Sep 4, 2014 at 12:43

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The recommended utility for burning a bootable image is the univeral USB installer (referenced by http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows). I've tried and failed with Rufus before.

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