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Having the operating system changed into “other os” for Linux boot CD and then rebooting the system results in a black screen that presents “cmos checksum bad” and the choice for either, F1 which will bring you to the setup screen, or F2 which will reset to the default settings and then boot to whatever device has been set as first boot device.

Btw, no other hardware is connected to the system during any attempt installing either Windows or Linux. One of the changes with the Bios version RB4 is the available choice for another operating system. But neither worked out as during reboot asire black screen appears again with the choices F1 for Bios setup or F2 which will reset to default setting in this case for the os happen to be Windows.


Bios update carried out from RA3 to RB4. I use GRUB to boot the operating system. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Usually, when you boot from dvd one has to press a button to prepare for installation. Sorry for late responding, have been busy on a different computer project.

Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. On a attempt installing any Linux brand, the preparation stuck within seconds. Prior to installing any OS, I make sure no partition or files are left on a satq.

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Hi guys I know this may not directly be related to Ubuntu itself however it xcer odd as this has never happened before. Next, I then removed the x86 Vista installation by removing partition and then recreate new partition and formatting it.

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After clearing the disk of any partitions, it will be replaced back into the Acer system. These forward to from our supplier so. Or is it something else?

I have Ubuntu 7.

Thanks I will take another look. Visit our Help Pages.


as;ire Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. That doesn’t happen here, the system boot from dvd rightaway and bring me then to this save mode even though no prior installation is left of has been crashed on that newly created partition.

Unable to install Linux or Windows on Acer M3640

I don’t see anything wcer off the bat on a quick search that shows what the bios options you have look like. Acsr ending in a safe mode even though no prior Windows installation had been carried out or crashed.

Unable to install Linux or Windows on Acer M Brand name Acer Manufacturer reference HD. Either way, the result remain the same which is reset back to default. No further visible damaged parts on the MoBo found. Isn’t Hiren’s based on Knoppix Linux?? Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

And the boot of a Linux distribution get stuck.

Use Question Form such as ” Why? Have a look at the service manual: