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I am installing 12.04 LTS along side with Windows 7. This installer is taking unusually long time. It has stopped at a point for more than half an hour. It is telling

Restoring previously installed packages

I am not sure about what's happening. Can you please suggest what has to be done?

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I think you are not re-installing but repairing or updating. Try and re - install. When the dialog box comes, chose "Some thing else" and then change the partitions and then start installing.

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