I get a grub commandline prompt: "GNU GRUB version 2....Minimal BASH-like...etc... grub>"
The laptop in question is an HP 14-an013nr. It came with Windows 10 and I immediately replaced it with Linux Mint ~1 year ago so it's capable of having Linux on it. Before you responded, I tried to put stock Debian on it and got the same grub screen & I checked the md5 of that iso.
Might it have something to do with UEFI/bios? Should I use some kind of partition thing like GParted on the HD first? Thanks for your help.