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Problem with installing kali linux (black box, freeze)



* Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 17763)

* System Manufacturer: LENOVO System Model: 81C3 

* BIOS: 1YCN35WW(V2.02) (type: UEFI) 

* Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs) 

* Memory: 8192MB RAM DirectX Version: 

* DirectX 12 DX Setup Parameters: 

* Not found User DPI Setting: 144 DPI (150 percent) 

* System DPI Setting: 144 DPI (150 percent) 

* Card name: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 Manufacturer: Intel Corporation Chip type: Intel(R) UHD Graphics Family DAC type: Internal Device Type: Full Device (POST) 


I am running an "Lenovo Yoga 720" laptop.

And for over a week now i have been having an issue installing kali linux - dual booting - Like installing it alongside windows 10.....

* I am running an windows 10 machine

* I have created an USB with kali linux

* I turned my laptop from RAID ---> AHCI 

* I turned off "secure boot"

* I have UEFI activated and NOT: LEGACY 

* The Kali Linux version i have installed to my usb is "kali 2018.3"

* My harddrive is an SSD that i am trying to install on

* I did contact lenovo to ask them if my laptop ”lenovo yoga 720” can run kali linux: and they said that the yoga laptops are not tested with kali linux yet.

* I have been contacting Intel to ask if my graphic card can run ”Kali Linux” and the answer i got was: I have not got an answer yet

* The hash on the kali linux iso file is verified, with other words the USB is working perfectly.

* I have also tested the usb on two other devices so i am sure that the USB is working.

So here is the problem:

So when i start the usb from boot menu this happens:


So when i click on the usb... i hear two strange sounds...


Im clicking in Install...

3: https://imgur.com/gallery/1B6LFfL

There is just this black box and then everyting freeze and i have to hold down the power button to shut down the laptop...

So i did try to install Debian (latest version) on my laptop [The USB worked because i tested it on my main pc]

And this happend:


So yes i got to the installation screen...


So when i clicked install... I got a black screen and the fans went ”rage-mode”


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Hi LFerm,


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