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I use Windows Vista 32bit and have a Wubi install of the 10.10 RC. It worked great, until one day when I upgraded the kernel and rebooted.

Now, whenever I select Ubuntu from the Windows boot menu, the screen goes black for half a second and I am returned to the boot menu. Is there a way to repair this?

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It might be related to askubuntu.com/questions/15353/update-destroyed-grub/15412#15412 . –  João Pinto Dec 9 '10 at 17:31
    
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Happened to me too and someone else just complained of the same problem. I think this is a general bug of wubi. I think you should now install directly to the hard disk. Since the purpose of wubi is not for long term use but for testing purposes(not totally).

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I'd love to repartition the hard drive, but that's not an option in my current environment. –  James Jan 17 '11 at 16:09
    
How about a virtual machine? –  William Nov 29 '11 at 2:48
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