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sup guys...was wondering if its possible to install 10.1 on a 64 bit system....Im trying to install, but im not getting past the driver install step...it just hangs...and if i ...
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    mdk 10.1 for amd64...is it possible?


    sup guys...was wondering if its possible to install 10.1 on a 64 bit system....Im trying to install, but im not getting past the driver install step...it just hangs...and if i let it set long enough...i get a "failed to load" error....is there anyway to get past this...

    thanks

    jblfan

    *edit*
    also wanted you to know that i have both the 6 disk version and the DVD version....i used the dvd version on my laptop and it installed fine...but both hang on my desktop

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    You need to get a 64 bit version of Mandrake. 10.0 is the newest 64 bit version of it.

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    ok, thanks...thats what i wanted to know...

    one other thing....i have the 64 bit edition also, but how do i get it to istall bootloader....i get the error .: whatever that is....then if it acts like its gonna take, it hangs too...

    thanks

    jblfan

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    Can you specify the error message please.. We would need it to be able to give you further help
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    Installation of bootloader failed. The following error occured:
    :.

    thats what i get...

    jblfan

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    Try unplugging all of your USB peripherals. That the only thing I can think of.



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    dont have anything plugged into any of my usb portts...thanks anyways

    ill keep trying

    jblfan

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    Are you sure the disc is okay? Did you check the md5sum?

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    Are you sure the disc is okay? Did you check the md5sum?
    Ill second that. Also I assume it gets to the stage installing the boot loader then hangs right? Did look to see were it hangs? If not watch it next time.

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    md5sum? well, i installed it on my laptop no problems...as for the point of hang up....read my first post....it doesnt make it past driver install.

    thanks for the help guys

    jblfan

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