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Windows 7: Wubi Install Fails...

01 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 
Wubi Install Fails...

Hi guys...

Iv been trying to install Ubuntu using Wubi on my computer so that i can check it out as there are many people saying that it is amazing etc and i always thought that Linux was useless... but i want to see for my self... so i got the install files off the internet and wubi came with so then i double clicked Wubi and it installs off the cd {a CD has been burnt} but then i get this error message...

The second one is a screen shot of how far the installation gets.... i have tried all of the solutions in this thread...

Wubi Install Fails

and now i am getting really amped to check it out.... please help...
thanks...
Nizz




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01 Aug 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Run the wubi installer as administrator...
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01 Aug 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

CD is corrupt. Download a new fresh image from www.ubuntu.com
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01 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Run the wubi installer as administrator...
I already tried that....

@Dinesh - Do you have any experience in this aspect as the download is quite big and it took like 8 hours to download last night? I wanna try everything before having to re-download.
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01 Aug 2010   #5

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nizz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Run the wubi installer as administrator...
I already tried that....

@Dinesh - Do you have any experience in this aspect as the download is quite big and it took like 8 hours to download last night? I wanna try everything before having to re-download.
Go to c:\users\username\appdata\local\temp\wubi-10.004-rev189.log and post the log.
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01 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 

Here is the Log....


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File Type: log wubi-10.04-rev189.log (257.0 KB, 144 views)
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01 Aug 2010   #7

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I would suggest you to 1st download the ubuntu .iso file and then save it to desktop. Then use any free program like SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive to mount the .iso so that it comes up as a DVD drive. Then Run wubi and it must work.
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01 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
I would suggest you to 1st download the ubuntu .iso file and then save it to desktop. Then use any free program like SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive to mount the .iso so that it comes up as a DVD drive. Then Run wubi and it must work.
Well how is that any different from running the install off of the disk that was made?
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01 Aug 2010   #9

 

don't redownload the iso, according to the log file its fine, I am guessing your issue lies with Wubi. I would recommend trying another app to get ubunti running within windows.

Installing Ubuntu inside Windows using VirtualBox
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02 Aug 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64bit + Ubuntu in Virtual Box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ccatlett1984 View Post
don't redownload the iso, according to the log file its fine, I am guessing your issue lies with Wubi. I would recommend trying another app to get ubunti running within windows.

Installing Ubuntu inside Windows using VirtualBox
Yeah that works... im busy using it now and it is nice not to have to restart every time i want to change the operating system... but why did the wubi fail?

What can you do with Ubuntu?
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