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Linux Support / Grub won't install
« on: August 27, 2018, 12:34:21 pm »
Hi all,

Complete would be beginner here. I'm attempting to install Mint on a five year old Compaq laptop that came with Win 8.1. since upgraded to W10. I just cannot get Grub to load from the DVD, every time I try to install it gets so far then I just get an error message telling me that Grub installation has failed. I've disabled secure boot and Mint will run live from the disk ok.

Any suggestions how to get round this, or is my Compaq just not compatible with Mint? Or maybe another Linux would be more suitable.

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