First thanks to anyone who can help.
Second I've done my best to search through these posts.
3rd i've done everything right burning the cd, it works on another computer
Ok now to the meat!
My computer: Acer Aspire 3680 Vista home basic.
intel GMA 950 video
My problem: I boot the bt2 livecd and it gets to the "boot:" menu I type in bt (and tried numerous other things), then it starts the 2 things and quickly pops up Ready and BLANK SCREEN! the drive runs for another 5 seconds and thats all folks.
also umbuntu works on my computer in livecd format
and bt3 and bt2 on thumb drive works on other comp
I tried all of the cheats also