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Exception: Error executing command
>>command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe /set {59a7630e-b8b3-11e2-b90c-d3fbf29a86ca} device partition=E:
>>retval=1
>>stderr=An error has occurred setting the element data.

The request is not supported.

Can anyone tell me what is this error?

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are you trying to install Ubuntu via wubi, so inside windows? than I have bad news for you, it will probably not work in windows 8 (check the answer to this question). try booting from a live cd/dvd, create a separate partition for Ubuntu and install it there. here is more info about installing Ubuntu on a machine with UEFI (which is probably the case with a windows 9 computer)

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Are you trying to use WUBI?

As far as I know, WUBI has no support for UEFI machines and has been removed from Ubuntu 13.04.

(Phoronix:Ubuntu 13.04 To Axe The Wubi Windows Installer: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTM0MDY)

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WUBI is still included in 13.04... why?... who knows. That said, it does basically give instructions for the end user to simply reboot off of the disc instead. Super helpful, I know. lol –  gravity May 14 '13 at 19:13

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