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Yesterday I installed ubuntu 12.04 to my computer and when I finished I realized that it had installed onto the USB stick. Now I have to boot the computer from USB each time I want to use it. What should I do to solve this problem?

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are you sure you installed in your hard disk.if so you just need to repair the grub. askubuntu.com/a/159474/35775 –  Web-E Jul 9 '12 at 17:47
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Its obvious that the installation failed and it keeps booting from your USB.Try re-burning the ubuntu .iso to your USB and give it another try. –  Nickolas Jul 9 '12 at 17:51
    
You say that you have installed it to the USB flash drive. Did you use Unetbootin? Or did you boot a liveCD and install it to there? –  hexafraction Jul 9 '12 at 17:57
    
I created with Startup Disk Creator in ubuntu. I think I marked the wrong part, of the options that are in the bottom –  Alfredo Jul 9 '12 at 22:50
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Create a USB drive or bootable CD if you have a spare drive or system. Simply follow the instructions at ubuntu. See the right side for information specifically on your OS.

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is there any software to make the booteable memory using XP¿ –  Alfredo Jul 9 '12 at 22:46
    
this should work: ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows It uses Pendrive Linux which you can find here: pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/#button –  Dragon5689 Jul 10 '12 at 17:33
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