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  1. #11
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    I tried installing again and now i'm getting the "could not retrieve some essential files" error again....when i look in the log (posted above), i see this line:

    7z error: error.

    what is that and how to fix it. i have the latest .iso and latest wubi available.

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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    Can you attach the full log?

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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    ok here's the log again:

    Code:
    ============ Installer ============
    PLUGINSDIR=C:\Users\User~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nsp54BE.tmp
    detect_all
    Parsing cmdline "C:\Users\user\Desktop\Wubi-8.04-beta-rev479.exe" 
    debug=, 32bit=, cdboot=
    User account type=Admin
    Memory=2046 MB
    arch=i386
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    CheckIfinstalled
    DetectInstallationDrive
    isInstallationDrive C:\ubuntu
    AlreadyInstalled=false OldInstallationDrive= InstallCompleted=false
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1709; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 2700040; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    IsValidFileSystem c:
    Drive & Path name 2686264; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 28; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size 2147352576
    Drive c: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Installation drive chosen = c:
    FreeSpace in c: is 41955
    DetectBackupFolder
    IsBackupFolder C:\
    GMT=-4
    Country=US
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
    TimeZone=America/New_York
    Domain=localdomain
    HostName=laptop
    ComputerName=LAPTOP
    EnvUsername=User
    UserDomain=laptop
    UserInfoName=User
    UserProfileFolder=C:\Users\User
    UserProfileName=User 
    ShowMainPage
    Making drive list
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1752; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 3170672; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Adding drive C:
    Drive list = C:
    ChangeInstallationDrive to c:
    ChangeInstallationSize to 15
    PopulateDistroList
    DetectIso
          IsValidIso ispoath=C:\Users\User\Desktop\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso
          ExtractIsoInfo
          C:\Users\UserA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nsp54BE.tmp\7z.exe e -y -i!.disk\info -oC:\Users\UserA~1\AppData\Local\Temp C:\Users\User\Desktop\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso
          IsValid Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" - Beta i386 (20080319)
          cdversion=8.04 cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 cdcodename=Hardy Heron cdsubversion=Beta 
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro= cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Found a good ISO: Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" - Beta i386 (20080319)
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-amd64
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-amd64
    DistroList = Ubuntu|Kubuntu|Kubuntu-KDE4|Xubuntu
    PopulateLanguageListBox
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Changing artwork to distro=Ubuntu
    Changing icon to Ubuntu.ico
    InitMainPageToolTips
    LeaveMainPage
    ChangeInstallationSize to 4
    LeaveMainPage
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    CreateInstallationFolders
    MakeUninstall
    Created C:\ubuntu\Uninstall-Ubuntu.exe
    Created reg key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wubi
    CopyDistFolders
    GetIso
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    DetectIso
          IsValidIso ispoath=C:\Users\User\Desktop\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso
          ExtractIsoInfo
          C:\Users\UserA~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nsp54BE.tmp\7z.exe e -y -i!.disk\info -oC:\Users\UserA~1\AppData\Local\Temp C:\Users\User\Desktop\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso
          IsValid Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" - Beta i386 (20080319)
          cdversion=8.04 cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 cdcodename=Hardy Heron cdsubversion=Beta 
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Found a good ISO: Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" - Beta i386 (20080319)
    Copying C:\Users\User\Desktop\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso -> C:\ubuntu\install\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro=Ubuntu cdarch=i386 arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Checking/Downloading Ubuntu-8.04
    retrieve_partial_files
    check_internet_connection
    Dialer online
    connected
    Trying remote metalink: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=The requested URL returned error: 404
    Error downloading http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg, The req
    Trying remote metalink2: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.gpg
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS
          Verifying signature C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.asc
    0; gpgv: error loading `iconv.dll': The specified module could not be found.
    
    
    gpgv: Signature made 04/03/08 19:22:57 Eastern Daylight Time using DSA key ID E907875D
    gpgv: Good signature from "Agostino Russo (ago) <agostino.russo@gmail.com>"
    ; ; ; 
          Parsing C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS
    Found md5 7623756fc4bf51c1512d807ea195b671
    Downloading: trymefirst=C:\ubuntu\install\ubuntu-8.04-beta-desktop-i386.iso url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink md5=7623756fc4bf51c1512d807ea195b671
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\hardy-desktop-i386.iso
    ISO file hardy-desktop-i386.iso retrieved!!!
    CopyKernel isokernel=casper\vmlinuz, iso=C:\ubuntu\install\hardy-desktop-i386.iso, cddrive=
    Extracting with 7z kernel/initrd from C:\ubuntu\install\hardy-desktop-i386.iso
    7z error: error
    Could not retrieve some essential files

  4. #14
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    It might be that the ISO downloaded was corrupted. You might check the md5 of the iso in c:\ubuntu\install\ with the one in http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/MD5SUMS

  5. #15
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    yeah i thought that too but i re-downloaded the .iso and it still doesn't work...what does 7z: error mean anyways?

  6. #16
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    also...does it matter what mirror i download from? i always use the same mirror so they might have the bad version??

  7. #17
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    Quote Originally Posted by seamustry View Post
    yeah i thought that too but i re-downloaded the .iso and it still doesn't work...what does 7z: error mean anyways?
    7z is used to extract a file (the kernel) from the ISO, and it fails.

  8. #18
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    ok i took a different approach and decided to let wubi do the downloading and everything...

    i started up the installer, etc and i made sure that there aren't any .iso's that it might mistake as ubuntu cd so that it will download a new one by itself.

    here's the error log that i'm getting:

    Code:
    ============ Installer ============
    PLUGINSDIR=C:\Users\user~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nswD403.tmp
    detect_all
    Parsing cmdline "C:\Wubi-8.04-beta-rev479.exe" 
    debug=, 32bit=, cdboot=
    User account type=Admin
    Memory=2046 MB
    arch=i386
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    CheckIfinstalled
    DetectInstallationDrive
    isInstallationDrive C:\ubuntu
    AlreadyInstalled=false OldInstallationDrive= InstallCompleted=false
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1709; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 3297512; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    IsValidFileSystem c:
    Drive & Path name 3284712; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 28; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size 2147352576
    Drive c: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Installation drive chosen = c:
    FreeSpace in c: is 42652
    DetectBackupFolder
    IsBackupFolder C:\
    GMT=-4
    Country=US
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
    TimeZone=America/New_York
    Domain=localdomain
    HostName=laptop
    ComputerName=LAPTOP
    EnvUsername=user
    UserDomain=laptop
    UserInfoName=user
    UserProfileFolder=C:\Users\user
    UserProfileName=user 
    ShowMainPage
    Making drive list
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1752; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 3367904; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Adding drive C:
    Drive list = C:
    ChangeInstallationDrive to c:
    ChangeInstallationSize to 15
    PopulateDistroList
    DetectIso
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-amd64
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-amd64
    DistroList = Ubuntu|Kubuntu|Kubuntu-KDE4|Xubuntu
    PopulateLanguageListBox
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Changing artwork to distro=Ubuntu
    Changing icon to Ubuntu.ico
    InitMainPageToolTips
    LeaveMainPage
    ChangeInstallationSize to 4
    LeaveMainPage
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    CreateInstallationFolders
    MakeUninstall
    Created C:\ubuntu\Uninstall-Ubuntu.exe
    Created reg key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wubi
    CopyDistFolders
    GetIso
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    DetectIso
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Checking/Downloading Ubuntu-8.04
    retrieve_partial_files
    check_internet_connection
    Dialer online
    connected
    Trying remote metalink: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=The requested URL returned error: 404
    Error downloading http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg, The req
    Trying remote metalink2: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.gpg
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS
          Verifying signature C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.asc
    error; ; ; ; 
    Error verifying signature: error
    The download was interrupted with the error: 
    ============ Uninstaller ============
    PLUGINSDIR=C:\Users\user~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nsr77CF.tmp
    un.install
    un.BackupIso
    un.CleanBcd
    un.RemoveInstallationFolder C:\ubuntu
    un.CleanThisDrive C:\
    un.CleanConfig.sys C:\
    un.CleanRegistry Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wubi
    ============ Installer ============
    PLUGINSDIR=C:\Users\user~1\AppData\Local\Temp\nsv5DC0.tmp
    detect_all
    Parsing cmdline "C:\Users\user\Desktop\Wubi-8.04-beta-rev479.exe" 
    debug=, 32bit=, cdboot=
    User account type=Admin
    Memory=2046 MB
    arch=i386
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    CheckIfinstalled
    DetectInstallationDrive
    isInstallationDrive C:\ubuntu
    AlreadyInstalled=false OldInstallationDrive= InstallCompleted=false
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1709; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 2695848; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    IsValidFileSystem c:
    Drive & Path name 2679808; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 31; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size 2147352576
    Drive c: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Installation drive chosen = c:
    FreeSpace in c: is 42626
    DetectBackupFolder
    IsBackupFolder C:\
    GMT=-4
    Country=US
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
    TimeZone=America/New_York
    Domain=localdomain
    HostName=laptop
    ComputerName=LAPTOP
    EnvUsername=user
    UserDomain=laptop
    UserInfoName=user
    UserProfileFolder=C:\Users\user
    UserProfileName=user 
    ShowMainPage
    Making drive list
    IsValidFileSystem C:
    Drive & Path name 1752; Volume name ; Max #/chars in vol name 2789232; Volume Serial # 1344857337; Max #/chars in dir/file names 255; File System Flags 2556159; File System Type NTFS; File System Name Size HDD
    Drive C: has valid filesystem NTFS
    Adding drive C:
    Drive list = C:
    ChangeInstallationDrive to c:
    ChangeInstallationSize to 15
    PopulateDistroList
    DetectIso
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Ubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-amd64
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-i386
    AddDistroToList Kubuntu-KDE4-amd64
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-i386
    AddDistroToList Xubuntu-amd64
    DistroList = Ubuntu|Kubuntu|Kubuntu-KDE4|Xubuntu
    PopulateLanguageListBox
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Changing artwork to distro=Ubuntu
    Changing icon to Ubuntu.ico
    InitMainPageToolTips
    LeaveMainPage
    ChangeInstallationSize to 4
    LeaveMainPage
    Locale=en_US.UTF-8
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    CreateInstallationFolders
    MakeUninstall
    Created C:\ubuntu\Uninstall-Ubuntu.exe
    Created reg key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wubi
    CopyDistFolders
    GetIso
    DetectCD
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD D:
    CDInfo cleared
          Is Valid CD C:
    CDInfo cleared
    No CD found
    DetectIso
          GetDistroInfo distrofullname=Ubuntu-i386 distro=Ubuntu cddistro= cdarch= arch=i386
          ->metalinkURL=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
          ->isoKernel=casper\vmlinuz
          ->distroVersion=8.04
    Checking/Downloading Ubuntu-8.04
    retrieve_partial_files
    check_internet_connection
    Dialer online
    connected
    Trying remote metalink: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=The requested URL returned error: 404
    Error downloading http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04-final/MD5SUMS.gpg, The req
    Trying remote metalink2: http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    get_md5 http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/ubuntu-desktop-i386.iso.metalink
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS.gpg md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.gpg
    Downloading: trymefirst= url=http://wubi-installer.org/metalinks/8.04/MD5SUMS md5=
    Download status=success:C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS
          Verifying signature C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS.asc
    error; ; ; ; 
    Error verifying signature: error
    The download was interrupted with the error:

  9. #19
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    remove c:\ubuntu
    then install again

  10. #20
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    Re: Wubi and Vista

    yep i've already done that...this log comes after i've done the removing and trying again stuff...don't know what's going on

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