Description of problem:
When I boot my computer from a USB stick using fedora live, I get the 3 options: "Start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25", "Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25" and "Troubleshooting -->".
However, no matter which option I choose, as soon as I select one and type "Enter", a black screen appears with a white, not-blinking cursor.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always happens on the computer I'm trying to install fedora on.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot fedora 25 from a USB stick on my computer.
Black screen with white, not-blinking cursor.
The graphical fedora installation assistant, or something of that kind.
I downloaded and installed Fedora Media Writer today from getfedora.org on my Acer, Windows 8.1 machine. I had to use the admin permissions to run the software. It downloaded fedora workstation 25 in a way that seemed normal. However, when the downloading was done, and I chose to install fedora 25 ws live on my usk stick, the progress bar became full and red for a certain time, and after a while Fedora Media Writer told me that fedora 25 ws live was succesfully installed on my usb stick.
The computer on which I'm trying to install fedora on is a COMPAQ CQ58, product number: D0X09EA, should be this one: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/product/Compaq-CQ58-300-Notebook-PC-series/5330587/model/5347983/product-info.
I tried to run the "Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25" from another computer. It worked this time, even though the test failed. Here is what I get: "[FAILED] Failed to start Media check on /dev/disk/by-label/fedora-WS-Live-25-1-3.".
To see everything: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3nZPoqzJdDJS2ZfRDZ6cDhaOTA/view?usp=sharing
I will try to reinstall fedora on my USB stick without using Fedora Media Installer.
I tried installing fedora from the iso Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-25-1.3 using rufus. It still encounters the same problem on my compaq. However, on my laptop, it passes the test "Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25", and I can use fedora workstation live. However, the screen blinks a lot, but this might be caused by the settings I used with rufus (old bios compatibility maybe).
Created attachment 1250266 [details]
What is displayed when I boot in legacy mode fedora live and choose "Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25"
When I boot in legacy mode, the option ""Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live 25"" actually runs, however the test fails.
I attached the text of what is displayed on the screen.
It looks very similar to what I get when I boot in UEFI mode from my other, more recent acer computer.
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