Did you try running the live CD first to make sure everything was compatible? It sounds like a graphic card incompatibility.
Do you have the startup floppy disk when you loaded Windows ME?
If you do then boot the computer with the floppy in and at the A: prompt type fdisk /mbr
Note the space between the fdisk and mbr.
If you haven't got the disk you can get one from here click here
That should at least get your Windows back.