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I tried to reinstall Ubuntu with Wubi after having a problem on my existing Wubi install which booted to a GRUB> prompt.

But now I have new problem:

Ubuntu Installer

An error occured:
Extraction failed with code: 2
For more information, please see the log file:
c:\users\joseda~1.per\appdata\local\temp\wubi-12.04-rev272.log

Here's the download to the log file:

http://www.mediafire.com/?ozois9eeo6aa7ya

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If you're answering, please click button "Answer Question" and but don't help using the "Add Comment", if you use "Answer Question" i glad you are best at helpin' me =D –  jd434 Jun 4 '13 at 11:20
    
Uh Harddrive: (Currect Drive - 123/232 GB) C:/ | (Recovery Drive (Where i installed ubuntu because this has more space than the C:/) - 193 - 30 = 163/232 GB) D:/ | (IDK - 25.5/99.99 MB) H:/ –  jd434 Jun 4 '13 at 11:53
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I have done some Googling and according to this website it is a bug with Wubi and the user suggested "rebooting to see if it was successful. Then add a comment to the bug report for your situation if the install boot successfully.". If this fails try doing the proper install of Ubuntu (burning the .iso of the version to a disk/USB drive and installing it from there). This would usually be better than a Wubi install anyway as it would generally operate faster (from personal experience). I hope this has helped you in some way :)

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I'll try it and i'll comment you back if the Problem is fixed/solved or this still happens. –  jd434 Jun 4 '13 at 11:45
    
From now on I will mark it as an answer, I'll have to get used to this website ha. So are you still stuck with the problem? I am not too sure of your problem's status from your last comment which was listing your HDD's space. –  jkrix Jun 4 '13 at 12:17
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As you can see from the log, the diskimage file is 549666608 bytes, but it only downloaded 2728096 bytes. That's why the extraction failed. Try running it again and make sure your internet connection is good.

06-03 02:36 DEBUG  downloader: Download start filename=D:\ubuntu\disks\ubuntu-12.04.2-wubi-amd64.tar.xz, 
url=http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04.2/ubuntu-12.04.2-wubi-amd64.tar.xz, 
basename=ubuntu-12.04.2-wubi-amd64.tar.xz, length=549666608, text=None
06-03 02:53 DEBUG  downloader: download finished (read 2728096 bytes)
06-03 02:53 DEBUG  TaskList: ### Finished download
06-03 02:53 DEBUG  TaskList: ## Finished get_diskimage
06-03 02:53 DEBUG  TaskList: ## Running extract_diskimage...
06-03 02:54 ERROR  TaskList: Extraction failed with code: 2
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