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Thread: Can't install Ubuntu

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2013

    Can't install Ubuntu


    I cant install Ubuntu. After following all the steps here: I still cant install Ubuntu properly.

    I have done the step 5: "If the PC does not load Ubuntu (but instead loads Windows, for example, as in Bug #1050940), or if the Windows entry in the GRUB 2 menu does not boot Windows (see Bug #1024383), boot your PC using the Live CD/DVD or Live USB and choose "Try Ubuntu" once again. When the live session has loaded, run Boot-Repair (see link for details). When Boot-Repair loads, click on the "Recommended repair" button, and write on a paper the URL ( that will appear. Then reboot the pc."

    I still cant load Ubuntu.

    I got this url:

    Thank you for your help

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: Can't install Ubuntu

    It looks like you've been trying to do a Wubi install, which is known to not work well with Windows 8 and UEFI.

    I'd suggest you try a supported installation mode, for example in a VM, or get another HDD and install to that.


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