Wubi

Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 167 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
8.10
File Size:
2.39MB
Date Added:
November 04, 2008
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/2003
Total Downloads:
229,719
Downloads Last Week:
1,413
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
  • 256MB RAM
  • 5GB HDD Space
  • Publisher's Description

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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
    • Current Version:

      5.0

      out of 2 votes

      • 5 star: 2
      • 4 star: 0
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 0
      • 1 star: 0
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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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