can't install distros.(except centos)

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i have tried installing multiple distros be it ubuntu, manjaro, xubuntu, pop_os, fedora off of a usb that works with my pc but none of them install on my laptop. the only linux distribution that i was able to install was centOS but i don't like it. i have a old sony vaio VPCF137HG laptop(it's ancient). all of the distros above act the same way.. i boot into the iso be it live or for installation, it works for 20-30 seconds then shutsdown my laptop. and it's not a force shutdown, but a simple shutdown cause ubuntu tells me to "remove the installation media then press enter". and the centos installation is weird too cause after i boot into it, it goes to sleep and when it turns on again it works fine. please help.
 


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i have a old sony vaio VPCF137HG laptop(it's ancient).
Check to be sure the distros you are trying to install are of the correct architecture.
 

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i have tried installing multiple distros be it ubuntu, manjaro, xubuntu, pop_os, fedora off of a usb that works with my pc but none of them install on my laptop. the only linux distribution that i was able to install was centOS but i don't like it. i have a old sony vaio VPCF137HG laptop(it's ancient). all of the distros above act the same way.. i boot into the iso be it live or for installation, it works for 20-30 seconds then shutsdown my laptop. and it's not a force shutdown, but a simple shutdown cause ubuntu tells me to "remove the installation media then press enter". and the centos installation is weird too cause after i boot into it, it goes to sleep and when it turns on again it works fine. please help.
why you tell is ancient laptop? "VPCF137HG laptop(it's ancient) " is core7 with ddr3 memory stick 1Gb memory graphics and more... Maybe you must test memory with SW commercial.... some time is one trouble problem...
 

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Here are the specs for that "sony vaio VPCF137HG laptop(it's ancient".... @Carosone is quite right, that laptop is no slouch !
 

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What was the laptop running before you decided to try Linux?.....tell us a little of its history.
 
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What was the laptop running before you decided to try Linux?.....tell us a little of its history.
it's my laptop's battery. im using my laptop without a battery and linux thinks of it as a critical level of battery charge so it just turns my laptop off. i proved this by turning the UPower service on centos off and now even centos wont boot. i just dont know how to turn this off in the live usb boot process or the installation procces. any solution?
 
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