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Ubuntu install and partition error.


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SimonJThompson

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Hello all,
Up until now I have been using Windows Vista as my primary operating system.
Recently I decided to format and re-install my OS, as everything is slowing down and there are too many errors to deal with.

I also decided to temporarily do a dual boot so i can copy across any files later.
I decided to use Ubuntu ( Because it was free and Open Source) . So I booted up and ran the installer. Everything worked fine until it got to the partitioner. I chose my partitions ( Install alongside ) clicked Go, and it started up. Suddenly for no obvious reason it stops and boots Ubuntu from the disk without installing to the hard drive.

Has anyone else had this problem, and if so , did you resolve it?

Thanks
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Vidyutraka

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Can you describe more?

For example, can you boot into your Vista? You say stops and boots - is this reproducible? Have you checked the CD? Can you access your system after booting from the disk? What version are you using? What, if anything have you tried so far, and what were the results? What is it that you want to do - remove Ubuntu, get it working, access data, etc?

I use a Ubuntu desktop now. Earlier it was a dual boot, and I have done both installs a few times on different machines and after changing hard disks. I may be able to help, though I'm no whiz.
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SimonJThompson

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Hi Vidyutraka,

Thanks for your reply.
In the past weeek i have decided against Ubuntu, and it's not for me.
Thank you again for offering your assistance, but i think i may be avoiding Ubuntu completely

Thanks again :)
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