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I've been trying to use ubuntu on an older laptop, but can't.

I created a bootable disk on my desktop computer which is running win 10, using Rufus and the latest version of Ubuntu. I changed the boot sequence on my computer to USB, when I start the computer I get a boot failure, remove disk and try again message. I've tried to create a bootable USB from that laptop and I get an error while Rufus is extracting the ISO.

I can run Cub Linux on this computer from a USB created in the same way using Rufus, but not Ubuntu, its a Toshiba running win 7 pro, can anyone give me any assistance and/or solutions ?

Thank you in advance

  • My friend, could you please post logs, & screenshots of the error messages? – David your friend Feb 2 '17 at 4:26
  • Also, do not be afraid to keep us updated on your situation =] – David your friend Feb 2 '17 at 4:32
  • Please specify the computer hardware with more details: - Brand name and model - CPU - RAM (size) - graphics chip/card - wifi chip/card. It will make it easier to give specific advice. – sudodus Feb 2 '17 at 12:40

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