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I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.10 as a dual boot option along with my Windows 10. I dont have a flash drive on me right now. And I think DVD drive doesn't work. So I Googled a bit and found UnetBootIn tool. So I created a boot option on my C drive and then rebooted, and when I select UNetBootIn option on the OS selection screen, I see an error saying file missing or contains error message.

File: \ubnldr.mbr

I have attached the screen shot of the error and also how I did the UNetBootIn thing.

Please tell me how to get over this hurdle.

UNetBootIn Settings

Sorry, I am not able to show the image of the error as the file is too big, so I put a link in: https://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/sam20044/IMG_20190223_181727_zpssp4ep7sf.jpg

  • Is your Windows still working? I think the method you are using will overwrite your C drive including the Windows OS. Better to get a flash drive. – C.S.Cameron Feb 24 at 3:03
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    Yes it is. I got around it by partitioning a new drive of 4GB from the C drive and creating a bootable drive on that using LiLi. That seemed to work fine. I don't know if that is the correct solution to this problem, so I left it unanswered. I think the Windows partition and the Linux boot just confused the BIOS. But I might be wrong. – hell_storm2004 Feb 25 at 6:34
  • I think you can Fully install to a partition on your computer booting your Live version using toram see: askubuntu.com/questions/855039/… – C.S.Cameron Feb 25 at 7:26
  • Very clever! Please answer your own question here, a lot of people have asked how to install Ubuntu without a flash drive. You will get at least one up vote for sure. – C.S.Cameron Feb 25 at 7:29
  • +1. I agree with C.S.Cameron. Please spend some time to answer your own question and describe with as many details and steps as possible what you did. I think it will be useful for many people. (But I think that is is much safer and easier to use a USB pendrive for this purpose.) – sudodus Feb 25 at 8:44

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