View Full Version : [ubuntu] from XP to Ubuntu 11.04- wubildr.mbr file is missing

August 22nd, 2011, 11:15 AM
I was trying to install Ubuntu for long time and abandoned the idea a few times because of the same technical problem which seems to pop over and over again.
ive been trying to install it after using an XP system or a Win 7 OP, and every time i faced the same Error again again- "wubildr.mbr file is missing".
i installed it from a CD and tried the Wubi program too but both gave me the same error at the end.
i have a decent PC with 2 hard drives, 1 of 500gbs and the other with 160gbs(which is used for the OP's).
the goal was to install Ubuntu alone with no other operation systems in other partitions.
Now i thought to use the Full Format of the Win XP which takes about half an hour or probably more and then installed the Ubuntu system, i got some different error which goes like this- "Windows root\system32\hal.dll missing"
please help me guys :P

August 24th, 2011, 01:18 PM
Looks like this is a good start

Interesting link to a Microsoft article detailing steps to resolve the hal.dll error etc.