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I tried to install ubuntu 64bit inside windows 7 Ultimate 64bit using WUBI and received an error message then the install aborted.
I could use a little guidance and instruction here please. I may attempt to install without WUBI but I'm afraid I may mess up my machine and be at square one again.
Homemade AMD64 Quad cor Phenom 8 gigs memeory. Runs W7 fine.
Thank you, Alfthered
After doing a little more research; you're right! I've only ever been able to run 32bit guests on 64bit systems. It does look like running a 64bit guest on a 32bit host would be rather precarious, based on VirtualBox documentation, though.
What was the error did wubi show? Can you boot to the live cd/dvd to test hardware?
If the system works in Windows still see if you can see the uninstaller in the control panel -- programs menu.
Most systems that came with windows 7 can safely be considered as a good host for a virtual machine application. They are free and easy and safer that any dual boot. They do have small limits for some advanced uses but I use them all the time.