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Black screen, blinking cursor, and it's a netbook...

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I was using my eee netbook earlier today, using Windows XP instead of the Ubuntu on dual boot. My webcam wasn't registering, so I decided to check on a start up menu to see if it was enabled. It was. I went to explore some other menus that show up during dual boot by pressing other f-keys. I think f6 messed me up.

A loading bar came up on a black screen, and I panicked and shut if off. Turned back on, Windows loaded without asking about the dual boot, and a program was running. It started with an S and had ghost in the name. It also had a load button. I pressed closed, it continued, so I shut it off again.

When I turned of back on, same thing except the program said if I wanted to (insert word here) then the memory would be erased and I should back up my files. There was a checkmark button and a guy walking out the door, which I pressed. It said 'Reboot...', turned off, on, and gave me the black screen with the cursor.

Everytime I turn it on I get the same screen. Once I got the Asus symbol, but couldn't do anything before it resumed to the screen.

....Help? I can't unscrew anything, because I lack the tools. All I can do is remove the battery or once again create a pendrive out of my ipod and download Linux.
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Try [F6] again, but this time do NOT turn it off. Let it finish installing and setting up the operating system. When it's done you should be good to go.
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