I have Windows 7 as my main host OS, and then i installed Wubi Ubuntu 11.04. Later to this i installed a partition Ubuntu 11.10 ( beta 2).

So altogether i have Windows 7, 11.04 (Wubi) 11.10 beta 2

Now basically what I want to do is move some files from the wubi installation via a USB and move them onto the Ubuntu 11.10 partition. And then I want to completely remove Wubi from my PC, without causing any issues with the grub or anything that will prevent booting

Thank you for any feedback guys :)


Just go to Control Panel>>Add/Remove software and remove from there. It uninstalls like any application that you install in Windows. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide

In the event that you have a boot problem, Boot-repair can usually sort it out. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair

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    @Spenser If the asnwer solved your problem plases mark it as accepted. – Uri Herrera Oct 8 '11 at 23:46
  • You could use rsync to back up your data in the Wubi install to external media, then uninstall Wubi as outlined. Then, after you install Ubuntu to a partition, you can import your data. – P05TMAN Oct 9 '11 at 23:34

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