Unable to install Ubuntu from USB (bootmgr missing)

everyone! Here is my problem: I`ve just downloaded an ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso and tried to make a bootable usb flash using Unetbootin. But what I get when I try to boot with it is the "bootmgr missing" note. What am I doing wrong? ...

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