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I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows installer in my system, partition E. I just cut Ubuntu and paste into another location and after that, Ubuntu is not working. Whenever I try to install, it shows following error message:

An error occurred: Error executing command

command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe/set {ccdaaf92-e976-11e1-a206-dde85cb781c2}device partition=E: retval=1 stderr=An error has occured setting the element data. The request is not supported.


For more information, please see the log file: c:/users\advent~1\appdata\local\temp\wubi-12.04-rev272.log

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marked as duplicate by Eliah Kagan, Mik, Eric Carvalho, Seth, Thomas Ward Mar 7 '13 at 5:15

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Your question has the answer in itself! you shouldn't do that. I you want to change the location, test this:

  1. Install another instance of Ubuntu where you like.
  2. Replace new Ubuntu files with old ones.

I haven't tested this myself.

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