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Couple of years back I was using Ubuntu installed within Windows 7 OS. Back then Ubuntu version was 10.04.

Today, I downloaded Ubuntu 64-bit Live Disc and when I try to install I do not understand how to install within Windows 7. So, any day later if I need to uninstall Ubuntu I can do by uninstalling via wubi.

Somehow I do not find those options now. What am I missing?

It's a DELL Inspiron laptop running Windows 7 Home edition.

Well, more information on the issue: I have downloaded the disk image file: ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso and burnt it to a physical disc.

Upon starting wubi.exe these are the first two views I see:

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and then:

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I do not understand what is going wrong! :-) :-)

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What CD (iso) did you download exactly ? It should contain a file "wubi.exe". Put the iso on a flash drive or CD and run wubi.exe

Alternately, you can use the wubi page directly:

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer

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It has the wubi.exe. But it is not allowing me to install within Windows. Its ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso which is downloaded –  Ashwin kumar Jul 1 '12 at 13:50
    
Edited my question with more information. –  Ashwin kumar Jul 1 '12 at 13:59
    
This ends up being a duplicate then, see the question I gave you. –  bodhi.zazen Jul 1 '12 at 14:04
    
That solves the issue. Using wubi found on disk did not work. But getting it from the link above in your post works. –  Ashwin kumar Jul 1 '12 at 14:33

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