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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
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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