Wubi

Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 167 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.10
  • Total Downloads:
    229,719
  • Date Added:
    November 04, 2008
  • File Size:
    2.39MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,413
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003

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  • Current Version

    5.0

    out of 2 votes

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  • All Versions

    3.6

    out of 167 votes

    • 5 star 76
    • 4 star 29
    • 3 star 17
    • 2 star 10
    • 1 star 35
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  • 1 stars

    "just a boot error for windows 8 users"

    August 27, 2013   |   By diablokrom

    Version: Wubi 12.04

    Pros

    not sure about any pros - never got to use the program

    Cons

    doesn't work on windows 8
    not cool, not cool

    Summary

    After installing this program on windows 8 I rebooted, got the option to run windows 8 or Ubuntu - after choosing Ubuntu a boot error messages tells me that I'm..
    missing file: \Ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr
    status: 0x000007b

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  • 1 stars

    "This is buggier than a hobo's bed."

    August 23, 2013   |   By ekertin

    Version: Wubi 12.04

    Pros

    Installed fine after an interminable 2 1/2 hour download. It was downhill (fast) after that.

    Cons

    Chose a password during instal. When I boot up it says it can't find boot kernel? Then after 2 minutes it boots up. I can't enter my password. WIFI won't work. Screen is glitchy. That was just the first five minutes. I've had more fun at the dentist office. I've got a one year old HP laptop, Win7 64, and an AMD. I don't see how cnet can give this such a high rating.

    Summary

    In my poorer days I used to run Linux Fedora on my PC. It was a pretty decent and free operating system. I thought I'd try may hand at Linux again, especially since you don't need to partition, but this software stinks.

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  • 2 stars

    "Doesn't work with ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.is0"

    August 11, 2013   |   By itis_sayed

    Version: Wubi 12.04

    Pros

    Easy way to install ubuntu distros.

    Cons

    Doesn't work with ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso

    Summary

    If you are trying to install ubuntu 12.04.2 from iso with wubi, then try this one instead. This wubi installer worked fine for me.

    http://people.canonical.com/~evand/wubi/precise/wubi-r273-signed.exe

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  • 3 stars

    "be careful"

    March 24, 2013   |   By nealrflett

    Version: Wubi 12.04

    Pros

    well i suppose anything that can compete with windows is worth trying. yes its fast.less maintenance.no viruses. defragging etc.easy to uninstall becuase it is in windows

    Cons

    would not let me log in.only as guest. not really user freindly. but after using windows for 13 years.its like learning a new language

    Summary

    worth checking out but be careful

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  • 3 stars

    "It would be nice if your password worked!!!!"

    February 11, 2013   |   By dcowboydon

    Version: Wubi 12.04

    Pros

    It's fast compared to windows.

    Cons

    When I installed the program it was with a username and password.It wanted a password before it would let me log-on to my wireless connection to authenticate. I never got on.I installed the program twice no wireless..

    Summary

    I gave up and uninstalled it...

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    General
    Publisher Wubi
    Publisher web site http://wubi-installer.org
    Release Date November 04, 2008
    Date Added November 04, 2008
    Version 8.10
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory System Utilities
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 98
    Additional Requirements
  • 256MB RAM
  • 5GB HDD Space
  • Download Information
    File Size 2.39MB
    File Name wubi.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 229,719
    Downloads Last Week 1,413
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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