Trying to dual load Ubuntu 13.04 and windows 8

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http://askubuntu.com – So I made a USB boot using the Universal USB installer and restarted my computer to boot from a USB I have tried selecting both Install Ubuntu and Try Ubuntu and each time my computer gives me a blank black screen and does nothing. I have an ASUS computer. I am new to Ubuntu and don't understand what is going on. (HowTos)