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I get this error when I use the WUBI windows installer on windows 8. It happens when I reboot, takes me to a dos screen.

could not mount the partition /dev/disk/by-uuid/A
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If it works normally when you shutdown, then you probably have hybrid sleep setup. It's a known bug (on Windows8). I wrote about it here: ubuntu-with-wubi.blogspot.ca/2012/09/… –  bcbc Feb 9 '13 at 0:54

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