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Hey guys,i need ur kind help. i downloaded ubuntu-10.04.2-desktop-amd64 from Ubuntu website.when i mounted the iso image and run wubi,i choose 6gb as installation size and clicked on install.by the ...
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    unable to install Ubuntu from wubi


    Hey guys,i need ur kind help.


    i downloaded ubuntu-10.04.2-desktop-amd64 from Ubuntu website.when i mounted the iso image and run wubi,i choose 6gb as installation size and clicked on install.by the way,i created a 10GB partition on my hard disk(Seagate 500GB internal hard drive) to install ubuntu.

    but this is the error im getting while installing.(see attatchment).

    [ATTACH]error.jpg[/ATTACH]


    Someone please help me solving out this error.
    Thankyou.
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    Could you post a little bigger image? I am unable to read anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils casper View Post
    Could you post a little bigger image? I am unable to read anything.
    i am blocked to put url links in posts by the forum as i am a new member.
    So please put this in your address bar.

    hotfile.com/dl/111254682/5643863/error.png.html
    Last edited by karan999; 03-21-2011 at 10:01 PM.

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    Installer couldn't edit Windows Boot Loader. Which Windows OS are you using? Do you have Administrative privileges?
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    I would agree.
    bcdedit is a program which is used to modify the Windows bootloader.
    From the image, it appears that Ubuntu has been installed correctly, but the last thing it does is set the boot environment to point to Ubuntu within the Windows environment.
    Not sure how you can get around this, except maybe by doing the Ubuntu installation again with Administrator privileges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devils casper View Post
    Installer couldn't edit Windows Boot Loader. Which Windows OS are you using? Do you have Administrative privileges?
    i am using Windows 7 64 bit ultimate edition.Also installed windows 7 Service Pack 1.

    Also i am the admin of my computer.

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    Under Windows 7, administrator installation privileges are not necessarily bound to an administrator user. Usually being an administrator allows one to edit most of the advanced settings, however if you want a process to be running with administrator privileges, namely be able to access and modify system files you need to right click it, and then say Run As administrator, you will be asked to confirm and then wubi should be capable of modifying the boot loader.

    Hope this helps

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    I agree with sashko_snail. Right click on installer and run it as Administrator. I am not much familiar with Windows 7 but remember doing so once or twice during drivers installation.
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    ok..will try as suggested.

    Update -

    Same error even after right clicking on wubi and selectiing run as administrator.

    now what to do ?
    Last edited by karan999; 03-22-2011 at 05:25 PM.

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    You would need at least 15 GB of hard drive space dedicated to Ubuntu. If you have a 500 GB hard drive, then allow up to 50 GB for the Linux partition (me personally, I'd nix Window$ altogether and just go with Linux).

    Google: ubuntu "system requirements" (and choose the 1st result).

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