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Help Installing Ubuntu 12 with Windows 8

  1. #1

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    Win 8 pro 32 bit

    Help Installing Ubuntu 12 with Windows 8

    Cannot install linux version 12 using wubi windows installer, I am currently using windows 8 32 bit professional.

    Error message:

    An error occurred:
    Error executing command
    >>command=C:\WINDOWS\sysnative\bcdedit.e<e /set
    {l4cb4bf5-4005-11e0-8911-f8302d9b9ac7l device partition=
    >>stderr=An error has occurred setting the element data.
    The request is not supported.
    For more information, please see the log file

    Please help me find out a way..thanks in advance..

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  2. #2

    Find the log file in app data in windows windows explorer.

    My guess is you didn't select the option to boot alongside windows...

    You can always get a second hard drive, but I doubt you want too.

    Ask this question on Ubuntu forums, the devs and geeks there can help you more than here.
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  3. #3

    Or it can also be the format of the hdd... It seems Linux couldn't stick windows 8into a partition...

    I'll get back to you if I learn more.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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