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I am downloading Ubuntu 12.04--Wubi installer but for reasons unknown, it is taking ages to download. I have no choice but to abort it. FYI, I have installed Wubi before but have uninstalled it not long ago. Appreciate your help. Thanks.

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You can choose other option. cdimage.ubuntu.com/precise –  penreturn Sep 27 '12 at 14:23
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The Ubuntu Wubi installer is only 2.4Mb in size. I suspect you mean that when you've executed the wubi installer, when it starts to download the Ubuntu packages it takes long? –  eugenevd Sep 27 '12 at 14:32
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You should report a bug. –  RolandiXor Sep 27 '12 at 15:35
    
Just download the ISO file separately and put it in the same folder as the wubi.exe executable. What kind of internet connection do you have? –  hexafraction Sep 27 '12 at 21:37
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  1. Download the wubi.exe file only (it is a relatively small executable). Do not run it, just download it.

  2. Download the ISO image from one of the many mirrors, check which one will be fastest.

  3. Put the ISO image in the same folder as the wubi.exe file.

  4. Start wubi.exe and enjoy the blinking lights.

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