Ubuntu (Wubi installed) won't start on boot-up

Asked by Bryce Carter on 2012-11-19

I downloaded the windows installer and installed Ubuntu onto my SSD. I rebooted my PC and tried starting up Ubuntu, but it said a file (ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mdr) was corrupted or something. Is there any way to fix this, or do I have to uninstall and reinstall? I really don't want to reinstall because my internet is very slow and will take at least 3 hours to download all of it. But, if I have to, I am willing to.

Thanks

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2012-11-19
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2012-11-21

Have you chkdsk'd your NTFS partition?

Bryce Carter (thebrycecarter) said : #2

No.. How do I do that?

Its the scandisk in Windows, makes sure the file system is correct and error free....

bcbc (bcbc) said : #4

Wubi doesn't work on computers with UEFI (using GPT disks). Is that what you have?

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