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I am making the switch from Dropbox to Ubuntu One (or, attempting to do so.) I have several machines with Ubuntu and Windows 7.

I have an Ubuntu One account, have added files from a couple Ubuntu machines, can access them on my Android devices, but have been unable to successfully install Ubuntu One on a Windows 7 computer. I have tried two, and on both the install process hangs at the "Getting information, please wait..." screen after I enter my credentials.

I have tried Google and searching here, but have not found a solution.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Machine Details: Windows 7, 64 bit, fully updated Avast Free A/V Windows Firewall enabled (I tried letting Ubuntu One through, and this did not help.)

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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Feb 12 '12 at 16:14

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! This question should instead be filed as a bug report, thanks! Instructions here. – Jorge Castro Feb 12 '12 at 15:35

Ubuntu one on windows 7 is really buggy. I use Ubuntu 1 now and love it but too buggy on windows 7. Use windows mesh instead. It's free like Ubuntu 1 up to 5GB and even syncs removable devices. Windows hotmail/live account required.

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Hmm. Thanks for the feedback, Kris. But, I need to sync files between a couple Ubuntu PC's and a couple W7 ones. I like the 5GBs of U1, and I like that it's Ubuntu-based. Anyone have any other input on my problem? Thanks. Jeff – Jeff J Feb 8 '12 at 2:05

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