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I have installed ubuntu through wubi in my machine. Now I want to install ubuntu in the normal way (maybe through live CD or bootable pen) and I don't want to uninstall my wubi ubuntu at this moment.

So finally what I want to have is Windows 7, ubuntu (wubi) and the ubuntu installed through the standard way. Will this configuration work?

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Should do.

WUBI lives entirely within the Windows partition and modifies the Windows bootloader to work. Ubuntu-proper will have its own partition and will move Windows' bootloader off as a secondary bootloader and replace it in the MBR with Grub.

To boot to Wubi you'll have to select Windows at Grub and then Ubuntu from Windows' bootloader.

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I tried but didn't work. I have standard ubuntu and windows 7 running together now but no reference to my wubi which I had earlier. –  KillBill Aug 29 at 4:25

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