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Wubi gives me error executing command:

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command=C:\Windows\System32\bcdedit.exe /set {79d57369-10fa-11e2-a539-af7634f5111e} device partition=F:
retval=1
stderr=An error has occurred setting the element data.
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Sorry if this is the wrong answer, but it sounds like you're trying to install Ubuntu to a Windows Dynamic Disk:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa363785%28v=vs.85%29.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc737048.aspx

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

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