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Can I install 12.04 inside Windows?

I have downloaded 12.04 CD via torrent from Ubuntu site.
When i mount the CD on MagicDisk it does not show the Install along Windows (something like that) option. How can i do that and why isn't it available?

Thanking You.
Salik Sadruddin Merani
Developer and Co-Owner of G.Nomote - world is just a gesture away...

EDIT:

this is the picture of the Window:
http://www.gnomote.tk/extra_images/ubuntu.JPG

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marked as duplicate by Oli Jun 7 '12 at 7:49

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See this: askubuntu.com/questions/125015/… (also you don't have to mount it with virtual disk - you can download wubi.exe separately and run it with the iso in the same folder) –  bcbc Jun 6 '12 at 20:59
    
Thanks the command worked perfectly with RUN and CMD both :D the command is [CD-DRIVE]:\wubi.exe --force-wubi this is for others looking for the same answer –  Salik Sadruddin Jun 7 '12 at 5:08

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If you mean installing in a separate partition you will have to shrink your windows partition manually as explained here, and then create a new partition and install ubuntu in it.

The other alternative is the Windows UBuntu Installer (WUBI) which will install Ubuntu from within windows. I would definitely recommend this method to someone wanting to just try out Ubuntu for the first time.

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Wubi isnt giving the option to install within ubuntu –  Salik Sadruddin Jun 6 '12 at 20:03
    
posted the pic at top to make it more understandable –  Salik Sadruddin Jun 6 '12 at 20:12

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