And the boot of a Linux distribution get stuck. I am not particularly concerned if the drives need to be wiped. Share your thoughts with other customers. No Windows or Linux installation seems to be possible. But neither worked out as during reboot the 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.

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Former owner stated that original disk has been disposed due to a crash. Net and its accuracy.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Or if not possible, how to make the BIOS ungrey the option if there is another option preventing it from being changed or if the harddrives need configuring etc. Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. However, that one I did not try yet as it is not a official supported Bios update.

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Linux installation get stuck. Net is the opinions of its users. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Have one to sell? Pressing any key in save mode or memory test resulting in bsod at the end.

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Next, I then removed the x86 Vista installation by removing partition and then recreate new partition and formatting it. Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. If this is the case it may be an option related to caching, the way the BIOS functions are accessed or something along those lines.

Over a Month Ago Time Zone: Boot off the OS disk of choice Vista bit? As I am not familliar with Acer and its Bios settings, I already passed through all settings. Hi guys I know this may not directly be related to Ubuntu itself however it is odd as this has never happened before.

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.


The load bar shows up, immidiately followed by “save mode” pop up even though no prior installation has been carried out or had been terminated. See questions and answers.

You can edit your question or post anyway. Prior to installing any OS, I make sure no partition or files are left on a disk. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Unable to install Linux or Windows on Acer M3640

Share your thoughts with other customers. Sorry for late responding, have been busy on a different computer project.

I have Ubuntu 7. There happen to be another Bios update available, RC2. Windows Vista, Intel 2.