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I have a hp laptop with windoows 8 pre-installed.

I installed ubuntu-12.10 with wubi.exe, I got screen about about OS selection. But when i choose ubuntu, it crashes saying wubildr.mbr file missing.

I tried disabling secure boot and tried to install from live usb but no luck.

I need to keep windows 8 in my laptop as i work as a .Net developer, I have two spare partition each of 20 gb for this purpose in my harddisk. I want to install ubuntu in one of the partition and use another as swap area.

I am totally new to linux. Please suggest me how to do it. Thanks in advance..

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marked as duplicate by bcbc, Basharat Sialvi, belacqua, psusi, Eric Carvalho Apr 26 '13 at 1:29

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

    
I found this --> askubuntu.com/questions/215661/… and this --> askubuntu.com/questions/247250/… Hope it helps :) – Meintjes Apr 25 '13 at 11:59
    
as i have mentioned i dont want to re-install windows.. – Rohit Apr 25 '13 at 12:25

Variants of this question have been asked numerous times. See, for instance, Can I use wubi if I have a UEFI motherboard and Windows Vista?.

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