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I am receiving this error message when I try to move Ubuntu to my USB drive to boot off of it to replace Windows:

Could not move syslinux files in '/media/sasha/DA74-E37F':[Errno 2] No such file or directory. 

Maybe /media/disk is not an Ubuntu image?

Is this is an issue with my computer or a missing function within Ubuntu?

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Let me get this straight: you want a USB with Ubuntu on it, so when you boot into it - it's like a normal computer and acts like a hard-drive? Or did you want to move files onto the USB? Did you want to make a Live USB? You may also want to add the information in answer to these questions into the question. – Mochan Dec 27 '12 at 9:38

If you want to create a bootable Ubuntu USB stick from within Windows please follow the instructions : How to create a bootable USB stick on Windows.

Also you can use Unetbootin instead of Universal USB installer.

See the general page of Unetbootin here : Unetbootin

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