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I have an old machine and the only way I can install Ubuntu is to use Wubi, but i get an error.

Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/a5YjaaKv

01-11 23:09 ERROR  CommonBackend: Invalid md5 for ISO C:\ubuntu\install\installation.iso (5d5d1a7da2a0659b163d4f8bd70fbe6f != 99594c45a0175a5570cdcc5c9cb3ed8f)
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01-11 23:09 DEBUG  TaskList: ### Finished check_iso
01-11 23:09 DEBUG  TaskList: ## Finished use_cd
01-11 23:09 DEBUG  TaskList: ## Running extract_kernel...
01-11 23:09 ERROR  TaskList: Could not retrieve the required installation files
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "\lib\wubi\backends\common\tasklist.py", line 197, in __call__
  File "\lib\wubi\backends\common\backend.py", line 618, in extract_kernel
Exception: Could not retrieve the required installation files
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i need to install ubuntu first so that then i can install xubuntu because on this laptop there is no way to boot from usb its a samsung q20 –  samgabbay Jul 7 '13 at 17:44
    

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The CD in the E: drive is bad:

01-11 23:09 ERROR  CommonBackend: Invalid md5 for ISO C:\ubuntu\install\installation.iso 
(5d5d1a7da2a0659b163d4f8bd70fbe6f != 99594c45a0175a5570cdcc5c9cb3ed8f)

Run wubi.exe without the CD in the computer and it will download a new one, or if you have the ISO you used to create the CD, run wubi.exe in the same directory as the ISO (also making sure the CD is removed).

If that ISO is also bad, then run wubi.exe with no ISO or CD present and it will download a new ISO.

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thank you il try it out tonight –  samgabbay Jul 9 '13 at 0:10

Starting from Ubuntu 13.04, the support for wubi was dropped, as you can see on the page Windows install page:

Windows installer is not compatible with Windows 8 or UEFI firmware, and is not available for Ubuntu 13.04.

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