Solved Win7 installation asks for some drivers which is *.info file

September 29, 2012 at 05:34:05
Specs: Windows 7, Intel Core i3 ~2.4GHz 4-CPU / 4 GB
Hi, everybody.
Today I was trying to install Ubuntu. I shrink space for "ext4" and "swap area" and I failed to install Ubuntu (11.04). I thought space I shrunk was not enough so i tried to shrink more space and I could not shrink anything from C: ( Cause it had system files which were unmovable ) so I deleted all volumes and there was a volume which was not deletable on windows (when i right-click on it there appears a pop-up menu with only "Help" choice , no "delete volume" choice ) it was not problem to delete that volume in Ubuntu . It was not problem till I installed Ubuntu successfully and tried to install Windows 7 (So i think that the problem is in that undeletable volume). When I tried to install win 7 I was having message "some drivers missing"(not exact message) and advancing by clicking next asks for some "*.INF"(Setup Information File)(not .INFO as in title) file which is DRIVER which I have no idea about it. Please someone Help finding this driver !!

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#1
September 29, 2012 at 06:23:12
✔ Best Answer
For starters, why do you want to run an older version of Ubuntu? You should be installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (Long Term Support).

http://www.ubuntu.com/download

Here's what I would do:

- completely wipe the HDD & start from scratch
- repartition & reformat the entire drive/partitions using NTFS
- install Win7
- after Win7 installation is complete & fully updated (along with drivers, anti-virus software, etc), pop the Ubuntu disc in the drive & wait for the menu to popup. Do NOT boot off the disc, just pop it in the drive while in Win7:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/W...

- click on 'Install Inside Windows' & follow the instructions.


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#2
September 29, 2012 at 07:04:37
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I use 11.04 cause i can't use g++ in 12.04 ( i have tried 12.04 and it's perfect ). but now i know how to install package g++ .
Question::
Is "Install Inside Windows" available in 11.04?
How can I manage drivers without having any OS?
Or did you mean firstly create NTFS partitions and then delete Ubuntu or Am I able to manage volumes while installing Win 7?
ONE MORE THING::
When I try to install win 7 I don't see any VOLUMES? I have made new partitions which are formatted as NTFS in Ubuntu but it still does not show any volumes which I should install Windows to and asks for some *.INF file.

And By the way Thanks For Reply. :D


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#3
September 29, 2012 at 07:38:38
Like I said, completely wipe the HDD & start from scratch. Remove ALL current partitioning, create new partitions, format using NTFS, then install Win7.

After Win7 is installed, install Ubuntu using the built-in WUBI installer (that's the method I described above). WUBI = Windows-based UBuntu Installer. When using WUBI, Ubuntu gets installed as a Windows program, just like installing a game, office program, anti-virus, etc. It doesn't need a partition of it's own. You simply select the size of the dedicated Ubuntu folder (in GB) at the start of the installation. And if you don't like the way it works, all you need to do is go to Control Panel > Programs & Features, then uninstall it. Ubuntu has incorporated the WUBI installer since verion 8.

Have a look at this:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/9142...


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#4
October 4, 2012 at 11:28:05
EVRIKA !
I've solved my problem. All I needed to do is to burn Win 7 to another cd and at x1 speed.
ANYBODY WHO HAS THIS PROBLEM do it even the cd works on another computer. Cause the cd I was using previously worked fine on another computer.

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