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I want to install elementary OS within VMware Workstation Pro 12. I have configured the elementary disk to be on a usb my passport drive. At the end of the installation I get the error: grub pc cannot be installed. My host OS is Windows 8.1

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    I am facing the same problem installation throwing me that error both in legacy and uefi mode and I already have windows 8.1 installed in legacy mode , I read somewhere that installing while not connected to internet throws you that error ,so what's your case ? where you installing without being connected internet because I want to give it a shot but I have a very slow internet . – user2572011 Sep 7 '15 at 6:28

OK I tried with internet connection and the grub installed properly without any error :-)

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