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I installed ubuntu/wubi nearly a year ago on my windows 8 pc. It has been sitting on a separate partition untouched since then. I am trying to access it again as I'd like to use Ubuntu now. I cannot figure out how to boot to Ubuntu. When I go to "msconfig" -> "boot". I only see an option for Windows.

The Ubuntu file hierarchy looks like this:

D:\ -> ubuntu -> disks, install, winboot

The disk file root.disk is about 18gb.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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There are a few solutions:

  1. Backup the installed system by using Explore2fs and reinstall Ubuntu.
  2. Try to recover your existing system. Here is more information to this case.

I would suggest you the first methode.

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