Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

This question already has an answer here:

Wubi gives me error executing command:

enter image description here

command=C:\Windows\System32\bcdedit.exe /set {79d57369-10fa-11e2-a539-af7634f5111e} device partition=F:
stderr=An error has occurred setting the element data.
share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by bcbc, Kevin Bowen, Warren Hill, guntbert, Alaa Ali Sep 15 '13 at 17:27

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

Sorry if this is the wrong answer, but it sounds like you're trying to install Ubuntu to a Windows Dynamic Disk:

Neither Wubi nor the GRUB bootloader support this, you'll need to install to a Basic Disk.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.