unable to open newly installed mandrakelinux 10.0
I am a newbie trying to get away from Bill .Replaced hardrive with new one to be sure Bill would not interfere .
Installed all 4 installation CDs without any problems but did not create a root password nor user name because no-one else has access to my computer.Big mistake as it turned out later .
I coninued to install CD 5 (Supplematary Apps) but was uncertain at some point about which options to choose ,clicked around for a minute and...got stuck .Meaing : I could not get away from the present screen ,there was no " next " ,
" cancel " or " back" button .right clicking " back " did'nt work ,I tried everything -I was stuck for good .
Finally I saw no other option but to power off the computer .As I turned it back on it was in fail save mode ,then went to a protokoll of checks and eventually ended up on a black log on screen asking for
localhost login :
Of course since I did not create either I am unable to log in !
What to do ? Does anyone have any suggestions other then buying yet another new hard drive ?
Keeping my fingers crossed !