Haven't been able to boot from Live CD for a year

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – I should probably post this in the newbie corner.  I have been using Arch happily for about 6 years now, and I have been pretty good about keeping it updated over the years...  but after some 16 years of running various flavours of Linux, I'm still completely clueless about hardware and drivers.The last time I installed an update that didn't crash my system was May of 2012.  I have periodically downloaded new distros (the latest being 2013.04.01) and for whatever reason, the UEFI boot thing hangs when it starts loading the kernel.  I'm not about to install an (HowTos)