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I burned the boot disc to a CD using nero. But when I try to boot from it it takes me to a DOS command line. And I have no ...
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    Installing =\


    I burned the boot disc to a CD using nero. But when I try to boot from it it takes me to a DOS command line. And I have no idea where to go from there. Any ideas why this is happening or how I can fix it? thanks in advance

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    What are you trying to install? If your trying to install (K)Ubuntu then your probably getting a Unix Console. What text is in the command line?
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    If you made the CD bootable, you'll need to burn it again, and this time don't make it bootable because the ISO burning process takes care of that step automatically. Making it bootable yourself will often leave you with a DR-DOS prompt.
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    Hey yeah it's not unix it's dos. And I was doing it as a boot disc so I'll just do it normally and try that now. Thanks lot guys

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    =( It's not working. Now when I boot it all that appears on the screen is

    "Missing Operating System"

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    When you burn an ISO image to disk, you must burn it as an image. If you simply copy the ISO file to the CD, it won't work. You should have multiple files on the CD after burning. If you only have one file, you've burned the image wrong.

    Most CD burning apps offer a burn as image option.

    Here's a link that should help you get the image burned properly:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ins...nstall-cd.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozar
    When you burn an ISO image to disk, you must burn it as an image. If you simply copy the ISO file to the CD, it won't work. You should have multiple files on the CD after burning. If you only have one file, you've burned the image wrong.

    Most CD burning apps offer a burn as image option.

    Here's a link that should help you get the image burned properly:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ins...nstall-cd.html
    Hey that worked great thanks alot man

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