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[ubuntu] Re-installation Help

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I would like to start off by saying that I am new to Ubuntu and forums as well. Lets get on with the problem now. I am on my old desktop, possibly about 7-8 years. It has 2 hard drives on it. 1 hard drive has Windows XP Professional installed on it and the 2nd hard drive is empty. So I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it and after having some graphic driver troubles I booted back into Windows and completely formatted the drive so that I could re-install Ubuntu on it. But, now when I try to boot from the Ubuntu CD, it hangs on the purple screen that says "Ubuntu" and never progr (Hardware)