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no root file system defined error while installing Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows using Wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 inside windows 7 using wubi.exe (downloaded separately from Ubuntu forum to get the option to install inside windows). when I restart my machine, ubuntu installer ...
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no root file system is defined after dualbooting [closed]

I have windows8.1 on my Dell studio with four partitions, then I dual booted ubuntu 13.04 by installing wubi.exe in a folder from my C drive. Downloading and installation gone right but when I booted ...
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0answers
34 views

How can I force Wubi to use files from USB?

I have a Windows 8 Machine, I understand that installing Ubuntu inside Windows 8 is not supported but I followed this guide to install the Windows 7 Bootloader. I can successfully boot into Windows 8 ...
0
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1answer
39 views

windows installer (Wubi) stops

When installing with windows installer (Wubi) in XP, installation stops allways when doing "Reticulating splines..." and the laptop freezes
0
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0answers
18 views

System hangs after Wubi install [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on a Windows 7 machine using Wubi. When I rebooted, the display showed a blank black screen. I waited about 15m and then powered down. When I powered back up, I'm given the ...
0
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0answers
20 views

moving files from ubuntu to windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with Wubi.exe in (E:) and want to move all files in (D: for example) in windows,how to do it? In E: i have files like "wubildr , uninstall-wubi , wubildr , wubildr.mbr" and some ...
2
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0answers
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? (not 13.04, 13.10) [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? I work on a lab network with PC Devices which ETH and USB hardware has been removed, and we use a different ...
0
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1answer
73 views

Can't download windows installer wubi

I was trying to download the windows installer through the link provided on the page for the 12.04 version, but it is giving me to download the 707MB of ISO file which I already have. Please can ...
0
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1answer
217 views

USB install will not work with i386 or amd64 iso [duplicate]

Having trouble installing ubuntu. I downloaded the 12.04.3 desktop i386 iso image, used the universal installer to put it on a USB drive (the netbook does not have a CD drive). netbook- acer aspire ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Ubuntu and Windows 8 without Windows 7

I had my laptop pre installed with windows 7 and then I installed ubuntu, later upgraded to windows 8. That was ok. Now, I want to uninstall ubuntu 12.04 and install 12.04.3 (yes, I want to uninstall ...
0
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1answer
71 views

how to set up ubuntu partition

I have experimented with Wubi for a few years now and I've finally gotten the hang of it. I am comfortable enough with Linux rarely if ever refer to my Windows programs. My laptop has 500 GB and ...
2
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1answer
726 views

Ubuntu 12.04.2 Installation Problem: Can't boot or Use WUBI

I am a Windows user, but want to use Ubuntu now. For this I have downloaded Ubuntu 64-bit from the Ubuntu site. But, I am not able to install it. I have tried both, booting from it as to clean ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Broken Ubuntu 13.04 disables me from using Windows 8 [duplicate]

I had Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit installed on my computer before as the only OS. After a while, I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 with Wubi on my Windows Computer, which worked perfectly. But because of the ...
1
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1answer
301 views

Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
0
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1answer
136 views

Wubi shows error

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi and it just doesn't work, every time, without fail. I had the following scenarios: 1. I downloaded only wubi.exe and ran it. The wubi installer started ...
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0answers
647 views

How do I install Ubuntu on a virtual VHD mounted on Windows?

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my laptop, having constantly upgraded since my disk is dynamic and I can no longer install operating systems side by side. For the last few months I've been virtualizing new ...
1
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2answers
112 views

How to access previous ubuntu wubi installation

I installed ubuntu/wubi nearly a year ago on my windows 8 pc. It has been sitting on a separate partition untouched since then. I am trying to access it again as I'd like to use Ubuntu now. I cannot ...
0
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0answers
12 views

wubi Ubuntu 32bit install along with windows on e:/ stuck on first boot [duplicate]

wubi Ubuntu 32bit install along with windows on e:/ Its not booting for the first time The boot is not uefi Its a dell studio laptop with 32bit core2duo processor
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1answer
140 views

Wubi installer stuck on 75% [duplicate]

I'm currently installing Wubi, and the installer keeps getting stuck at about 75% - I have had this problem before and I think I managed to fix it by resetting/stopping something in Windows when ...
0
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0answers
11 views

Used wubi to install - error 0xc00000e9 Will not boot to ubuntu [duplicate]

What the screen says: \ubunto\winboot\wubildr.mbr Status: 0xc00000e9 Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred I have looked in forums, and the only advise I can find is to move ...
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1answer
2k views

Wubi is downloading file but I have full ISO [duplicate]

I have "ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso" and my PC has Windows 8 installed. In my previous windows i.e "Windows 7" I used Wubi to install ubuntu 12.04.2 and installed and work correctly. Now I try to ...
0
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0answers
12 views

How can I edit my 'Boot Index' to remove Windows? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Wubi, because the CD seems to fail in both Live and Install method (Infinite loading). So in order to remove Windows, I had an idea: I modify my Boot Index list ...
0
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0answers
18 views

wubi move to partition [duplicate]

im new in ubuntu and I really liked ubuntu 12.10 with wubi (windows ubuntu installer) and I want to emigrate to the partition system which is more faster, but I don't want to install grub, I want to ...
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1answer
862 views

Can't uninstall Ubuntu WUBI after upgrading Windows to Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu via Wubi on Windows 7, and I upgraded my laptop to Windows 8. The dual boot option and Ubuntu work fine, but I cannot uninstall it; it does not appear in the programs.
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0answers
23 views

installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer(WUBI)! [duplicate]

If I installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer, will it create a partition in my hard disk? And after installing if i want to uninstall it what to do?
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1answer
1k views

How can I install Ubuntu on a Dell inspiron 17R 7720 SE with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition but I am unable to install Ubuntu 12.10. WUBI does not work for me and I am wondering if there is another way to install it my machine came ...
0
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1answer
827 views

Can I use wubi if I have a UEFI motherboard and Windows Vista?

Am I safe if I am not using Windows 8? Also, I built the computer myself, it was not a computer pre-built with Windows 8.
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1answer
152 views

Restore root.disk files (or boot in low-graphics mode)

Once something bad happend and my ubuntu has falled down. After this when booting i have message "You are in low-graphics mode now, your screen and other devices can't be detected automaticly. You ...
0
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0answers
70 views

How to start Ubuntu with Windows XP?

I have installed the latest version on my old PC running Windows XP with the Windows installer. When I select the OS from the list it starts but then comes up with a page like a command prompt with ...
2
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5answers
196 views

A newbie moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu for the first time. What if I decide to uninstall Ubuntu?

I'm currently downloading the Windows Installer. I'm using Windows 7 but want to multiboot Ubuntu. I want to ask a simple thing. If I ever decide to uninstall Ubuntu, does my Windows 7 system may go ...
0
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1answer
805 views

How to fix Ubuntu installation error with wubi? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows installer in my system, partition E. I just cut Ubuntu and paste into another location and after that, Ubuntu is not working. Whenever I try to install, it ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How can i install Ubuntu (NOT WUBI!) without delete Windows [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu without Wubi...BUT i am afraid to delete Windows. Pls help. PS: sorry for my bad english i am from Germany.
2
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0answers
118 views

Attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows but get GRUB instead

I have a Ubuntu ISO that I have just downloaded from ubuntu.com and used the Windows Installer (Wubi) to install Ubuntu, but when it boots, instead of Ubuntu I get some GRUB ... something. I have ...
1
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0answers
115 views

Cannot find installation.iso?

I've been attempting to install Ubuntu for a few hours now, and I keep getting an error after the reboot telling me the installation.iso wasn't found. I've tried using the Wubi installer, and tried ...
0
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3answers
123 views

Does the windows installer replace windows or format the disk? [duplicate]

When installing Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows installer (from Windows 7). Does the installer just replace the Windows "software" but keep all my files, or does it completely format the disk and delete ...
1
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0answers
22 views

Installing with Wubi - cannot edit BCD error [duplicate]

Everything download and installs and right before the installation is finished I get an error and it says something about BCD, I think Wubi cannot set the bootsectors properly but why is that? I tried ...
0
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2answers
138 views

Wubi's Ubuntu files

Can I access to Wubi's files from Windows? I saved a few files on my Ubuntu desktop and I'd like to access them even when I'm running Windows. Any help?
0
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2answers
433 views

Is “install alongside windows” the same as Wubi? [duplicate]

When installing Ubuntu from a LiveCD on a Windows system, the following options are available: Install Ubuntu alongside Windows XP/Vista/7/8 Replace Windows with Ubuntu Other Is "Install Ubuntu ...
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2answers
915 views

Is there Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version with Wubi installer?

The question says it all. I want to have Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version. I can't find any Wubi version. Is this even possible?
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2answers
126 views

How can I remove Windows? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi using a pen drive as a data file (I just copied wubi and ubuntu iso) and it works pretty fine. I tried many times to simply click on the iso and install, also ...
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1answer
73 views

Making Wubi bigger, or Upgrading to Ubuntu without loosing Windows?

I have 4 hard disks. I've got Wubi installed on one, and Windows installed on another. The 300GB Drive for Wubi/Ubuntu is empty, except for Wubi. I'd like to let it take the full 300GB if it's ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Startup Error Problem

I installed Ubuntu with the Windows Installer, reboot laptop and choose Ubuntu in startup options. But then the console said what Windows cannot be launched and asked for a disk with OS. Also it ...
0
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0answers
181 views

Full install from Wubi: windows files

I'm quite new to Ubuntu. Being sick of Windows made me decide to give Ubuntu a try. I downloaded Wubi to just check it out, and now I'm in my Wubi-Ubuntu, trying stuff out etc. It's a bit laggy, but ...
0
votes
1answer
420 views

How to recover Ubuntu data if it's installed inside Windows?

I want to install Ubuntu inside Windows. However, if Windows gets corrupted, how can data from the Ubuntu system be recovered?
2
votes
2answers
980 views

How can I boot into Windows after I set Ubuntu as the default operating system? (I'm using Wubi)

I followed this guide here to set the default operating system at boot-up to Ubuntu. Since I installed Ubuntu using Wubi, it involved setting the default operating system of the Windows boot-looader ...
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1answer
5k views

Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
0
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1answer
168 views

How can I use Windows after installing Ubuntu in Windows?

I recently installed Ubuntu. I didn't install it from a disk, I downloaded it directly from the site and installed from Windows. Is there a way to maybe switch back to Windows now? I want to in order ...
0
votes
1answer
410 views

Does Wubi work on Aspire One with Windows 8 pre-installed?

I bought an Aspire One 725 pre-loaded with Windows 8 (I didn't know what I was getting into). I am a novice when it comes to installing operating systems, so I would like to use a Windows installer so ...
0
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1answer
157 views

Windows install vs CD/USB install

I am looking to install ubuntu primarily because I often muck around with my windows system files (authui.dll & ExplorerFrame.dll being the main two) and read that if I happen to corrupt these ...
1
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1answer
274 views

Is there a fast or minimal installation option for Wubi?

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my Windows machine using the ~2.8 MB windows Installer. The installer then downloaded the necessary stuffs to complete the setup. This process took around 2 hours ...