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I got a new computer and am looking to dual-boot Ubuntu and windows 7.

I have my partition made (50gb), and my 64bit boot disk made but when I try booting from it I just get a black screen, with the underscore. I can still use my old boot disk with version 11 of Ubuntu but its 32bit. I have tried looking for a solution, I extracted the .iso to a folder and I get the error "the version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows. etc..." when I run the wubi.exe, but yet the old 32bit wubi.exe still runs when I do the same thing.

I would like to install the 64bit version now but I'm not sure what to do next.

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You can't install Ubuntu 14.04 using wubi because they aren't compatible. You need to create a Bootable USB stick with the Ubuntu ISO.

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he is saying that the livecd that he burned does not launch, not that he desperately needs to use wubi –  sbergeron Jul 15 at 2:45

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