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I tried to install Ubuntu using Wubi at my PC with Windows 7 64bit OS. I've noticed that Wubi is downloading ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent but, my PC is intel CORE i5, but, I thought that this won't be an issue.

After Wubi finished the installation, I restarted the PC, and chosed Ubuntu as an OS to start, but, then, nothing happened, I waited too long, all I saw is a blinking cursor at a black screen.

Any idea ? shall I try to use ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso.torrent instead ? is there any risk to harm windows 7 booting ?

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try with i386. It won't affect the windows boot. Wubi installation is just another windows software. you can install an unintstall at any time. –  Mughil Jan 1 '12 at 12:30
    
have you tried recovery mode? –  Alvar Jan 1 '12 at 12:36
    
no, I didn't try recovery mode, but, how to do so ? –  hopewise Jan 1 '12 at 13:13
    
i am downloading i386, I hope it will be installed correctly –  hopewise Jan 1 '12 at 13:14
    
amd64 works fine on intel 64 bit, so this is not the problem. Post more of your specs, and also the wubi log file. –  bcbc Jan 1 '12 at 16:16

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Uninstall everything[previous ubuntu wubi]. Disconnect your internet modem. Now install ubuntu using wubi(32 or 64 does not matter). After install wubi reboot your machine. Select ubuntu at start-up. Let ubuntu install in your pc [Nothing need to do].

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but, won't wubi ask for internet connection ? –  hopewise Jan 1 '12 at 13:14
    
If wubi.exe will get internet connection then it will going to download latest ubuntu iso file. If internet is disconnected then it will just install from your Hard disk. –  shantanu Jan 2 '12 at 12:02
    
If you run wubi.exe standalone, it requires the internet. If you run it from an Ubuntu desktop CD, or with the desktop CD ISO in the same folder, then wubi.exe will use this without downloading a new one. But you should still be connected to the internet or it will bypass the important MD5 checksum test. Note: if the ISO is good, wubi.exe will not download a new one - so disconnecting from the internet is not a good idea. –  bcbc Jan 2 '12 at 19:12
    
i am pretty sure that wubi try to download latest update if it has any in server even when wubi not standalone. –  shantanu Jan 2 '12 at 19:16

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