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I just ran the wubi installer under windows 8.

After reboot, I got the dual boot option. Windows is still working, but Ubuntu only makes the computer restart.

I had no errors during the installation.

Any idea ? Ty

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what version of ubuntu? –  bodhi.zazen Dec 25 '13 at 18:46
default : Ubuntu 13.10 –  Romain Petit Dec 25 '13 at 18:51
With Wubi, you can install and uninstall Ubuntu easily and safely. For 12.04 LTS only. –  Mitch Dec 25 '13 at 19:18

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Wubi is not compatible with computers that come with pre-installed Windows8 (see the warning on the download page: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer )

To install Ubuntu alongside Windows8, see the UEFI community page and this tutorial.

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you need to disable the secure boot in the bios

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done that, still having the same error. –  Romain Petit Dec 25 '13 at 19:00
Error after chosing the ubuntu system boot is "windows is unable to load, missing files" code : 0x000007B file : \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr –  Romain Petit Dec 25 '13 at 19:01
disable uefi and select legacy boot if you have that option in your bios –  Meow Dec 25 '13 at 19:10
yep just as lovinbuntu said wubi is incompatible. Try installing ubuntu on a separate partition –  Meow Dec 26 '13 at 7:30

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