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I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a computer with Windows on it (and later upgraded to 11.04 and 11.10). Now I can't remember whether Ubuntu was installed inside Windows (Wubi) or in its own partition. How can I find out which is the case?

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Your question details are vague. How exactly did you install Ubuntu and Windows? For example, did you use Wubi or dual boot (separate partitions)? –  iglvzx Nov 6 '11 at 2:30
    
I installed it along windows but when I upgraded it I am a bit confused.I have windows and ubuntu right now but Ubuntu is not found in add/remove list of windows. –  Abdul Nov 6 '11 at 4:22
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From Ubuntu

Open your file browser and click "File System". Do you see a host folder which—on opening—contains folders like Windows, Users, and Program Files? If so, Ubuntu is installed within Windows.

From Windows

Open "Add/Remove Programs" from the control panel. Is 'Ubuntu' listed among installed programs? If so, Ubuntu is installed within Windows.

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I installed it along windows but I have upgraded it three times.I am not sure when the change was brought in.But I am still confused how Win could come inside Ubuntu. –  Abdul Nov 6 '11 at 4:43
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ok, you should open your control panel inside windows and see if a software entry by the name of ubuntu is present or not. If not the ubuntu is installed outside windows and vice versa.

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In the add remove list of windows Ubuntu is not listed.I initially installed it alongside windows but now what I find when I open is: Ubuntu Ubuntu(recoverymode) Previousversions Memorytest Memorytest M S Windows(on/dev/sda1) –  Abdul Nov 6 '11 at 4:35
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