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I have been facing an issue with mint4win.exe. The package as a whole works since I have driven the OS live using a flash drive. I wanted to install it alongwith Windows 7 but when I try to open mint4win.exe, it doesn't runs. Why?

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At a hunch: run as administrator.

Be sure to read the release notes for your Mint release. The Mint 14 “Nadia” release notes mention:

Important information
Mint4win
When installing Linux Mint with mint4win, choose loop0 for both the target partition and the grub destination.

If you're trying to install Mint 13 “Maya”, note that there's a bug in the 32-bit image that makes Mint4win unusable out-of-the-box. Either use the 64-bit image or repair the installation image before installing.

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I am trying to install the 64-bit version of Mint 14 MATE. I tried running it as administrator with no success. I thought of having a look at wubi log file but I can't find it in Temp folder. And since I am new to Linux so I don't know what dev\loop0 means and how to set it. –  Sumit Gera Jan 1 '13 at 7:02
    
Thank you for the concern but I had previous wubi partitions on my hard disk! I had to clean all contents on the hard drive so that all the linux partitions are ensured to be deleted! –  Sumit Gera Jan 2 '13 at 6:10
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