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I have read a couple dozen comments about partition issues, but do not see clear direction. I am at the installation type screen and have no freaking idea what EXACTLY what I need to do. Do I +- change, revert, new partition table, device for boot loader install? I want to have ubuntu side by side with win 7, and to boot either or both os. Can you please step by step me thru the install screen specifically. Yes, I know this has been asked, but it does not appear to be answered with much clarity. I was able to boot from the USB in 5 minutes, and was so impressed. Now 5 hours later, I can't do an actual install. Too many comments about not being able to use windows anymore, which perhaps is the point. Thank you.

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What exactly is your question? Do you get any error after clicking the install button? If you do not know how to install Ubuntu, go over the installation guide, and ask if you don't understand something. –  mikewhatever Mar 22 '13 at 23:20
    
Hi, been thru the guide, been thru the questions. On the installation type, there is no guidance for what to do with the partitions. None of the directions tell you how to correctly do anything. It is not automated. What do I change to load ubuntu and still keep win7? –  Bob d Mar 22 '13 at 23:59
    
No error messages, I am just stopped. Keep reading here how folks can no longer access win 7 and they don't know how to fix this. Don't want to go there. –  Bob d Mar 23 '13 at 0:01
    
What is device for boot loader installation? What do I choose here? –  Bob d Mar 23 '13 at 0:17
    
What options do you get in the Installation Type window? Depending on the current partition layout, the installer may not be able to offer some of the options. Can you add a screenshot showing the layout to the question. I suspect, it will be less vague, once we have that info. Also, make sure you have a way to recover Windows, in case something goes wrong, and back up all important files. –  mikewhatever Mar 23 '13 at 1:30
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