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Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby baylar10 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:42 am

Hey I am trying to install Linux Mint 32 bit on a Windows 7 64 bit using mint4win but this error shows up, please help:
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Re: Installing mint insaide Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby jbh911 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:20 am

Are you installing Linux Mint into its own partition - or trying to install it into the Windows 7 partition?
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Re: Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby baylar10 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:58 am

I'm installing it on It's own partition (E: with 188GB of free space). Windows is installed in C: by the way.
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Re: Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby Oscar799 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:30 am

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Re: Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby jbh911 on Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:53 pm

Now that I know what mint4win is, a windows .exe file - and is usable on Linux Mint 12, not 11. I'm unable to assist you with the problem. I install Linux from Linux dvds. Set up the three partitions first then install Linux.

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Re: Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby kdane4 on Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:32 pm

This error happens if you have external media connected connected like Ipods, mp3 players, usb, etc. This error is more common in the windows vista environment.Try disconnecting them first before running mint4win.

Hope this helps!! :wink:
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Re: Installing Mint inside Windows 7 and I get this error!

Postby AlbertP on Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:29 pm

When you want to install Mint on its own partition, you'd better remove the E: partition completely, boot the Mint CD, and then install "next to Windows" i.e. in the empty space left by the removal of E:.
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