I installed my ElementaryOS with Rufus 2.16 on my USB, and tried to launch it. But then appeared this error:

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I tried using every option from F6 menu, and still not working. My PC: 1. i5-3470; 2. EVGA GTX970 SC; 3. GoodRam DDR3 8GB 1333MHz; 4. Gigabyte Z77-D3H;

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Did you check for the hash sum of the iso file after you downloaded it?
In Windows do: CertUtil -hashfile <PATH_TO_THE_ISO_FILE> SHA256
In Linux do: sha256sum elementaryos-xxxxxxxxxx.iso

It should match this string:

  • Yeah, I did it, was 100% correct.
    – Shanduur
    Commented Aug 24, 2017 at 17:12
  • I used same iso file now on VM and it worked correct.
    – Shanduur
    Commented Aug 24, 2017 at 17:45
  • well it could be your GPU then. nvidias are known to have screwy driver support. are you able to remove your nvidia GPU and use your integrated one?
    – Aiden P
    Commented Aug 24, 2017 at 19:22

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