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I already have windows 7 on my laptop, and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on that too.When I am installing Ubuntu its asking for restore full hard drive. How do I install both?

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Completely shutdown windows. Check the harddrive for errors using chkdsk /f – Braiam Sep 20 '13 at 13:05
Did you shrink your Windows 7 installation? You must have free space for Ubuntu to be installed on. – Warren Hill Sep 20 '13 at 13:08

Create a new drive with free space and then use tools such as Universal USB installer(available here ) to create a bootable disk. Then restart the system and open bios settings and set the boot priority to external disk and save the settings and restart and then install the Ubuntu.

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