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Old 03-11-2012, 10:11 AM   #1
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Unhappy failing to insatalling ubuntu in windows !! plz help...


Hi linux lovers ... m a newbie here .., hav a i5-64 bit HP lappy, m tring to install ubuntu in my win7 64 by using ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso
..every time i get a wierd error... -->
An error occured

Error executing command
>>command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe/set
{926bd206-4d3c-11e1-ba8e-911704d4f031} device partition=U:
>>retval=1
>>stderr=An error has occured setting the element data.
The request is not supported.



>>stdout=

For more information, please see the log file:
c:\user\mr3657~1.per\appdata\local\temp\wubi-11.10-rev241.log


plz suggest smthing...thnx in advance..
 
Old 03-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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Installing with WUBI huh!
First thing came to mind was that perhap you were installing Ubuntu 64BIT on Windows 32BIT but you said you have W7 64BIT so that shouldnt be the problem.

The other thing came to mind was that perhaps you were allocating not enought GB to the Ubuntu partition during installation?

Did you download WUBI and run its exe file from your desktop or did you actually burned the ISO to a cd or a USB?

Have you been able to run the install media in live mode without installing it? You should try just to boot from the liveCD or USB jut to make sure everything works

Other than that nothing else comes to mind. Good luck to you!
 
Old 03-11-2012, 11:23 AM   #3
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Look in
Quote:
c:\user\mr3657~1.per\appdata\local\temp\wubi-11.10-rev241.log
For more info
Take a look at
http://askubuntu.com/questions/77816...side-with-win7
Why not install linux in a VM using VirtualBox ?

Kind regards

Last edited by repo; 03-11-2012 at 11:27 AM.
 
  


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