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No easy 14.04 dual setup

I started with win7 and ubuntu 13.10. I attempted an upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 but it failed to reboot (see my earlier question for the blackscreen output). Fortunately, I am still able to boot win7, ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 not showing up in boot after installing Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu and upon bootup there is no GRUB, bootloader, or anything. I tried holding down Shift while booting, that brought up GRUB but it did not display Windows 7. I know that Windows ...
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2answers
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I installed Ubuntu 13.10 “inside” Windows 7 but Windows automatically boots

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux in general), so bear with me. I burned Ubuntu 13.10 to a DVD and "tried" Ubuntu. Then in the Ubuntu desktop, I selected the install icon for Ubuntu. I got a prompt that ...
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Choosing which hard drive to boot from [closed]

I intend for this to be informative and ask for other insight because I wish I had this available to me when I was struggling through this. I want to share what I did and hope to find a better ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu and install Windows back? [duplicate]

On my one hard drive is ubuntu and second one is Windows 7. When I install my windows hard drive it freezes at boot logo. Same happens when I tring to install windows on my ubuntu hard drive. I really ...
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1answer
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Can't boot win7 after installing ubuntu 12.04 how can i restore my win7?

I use flash disk to install my ubuntu 12.04 under win7 system, however i made a stupid mistake when I later know that I cant choose install ubuntu alongside with win7 (should choose advanced mode), ...
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170 views

Windows is not load from GRUB

So I installed ubuntu. And a little time it continues - i could to load windows from grub, and all was right. But something happened and now when I choose Windows 7 x64 on my grub list It says that ...
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2answers
63 views

Install Ubuntu on Second Internal Drive fully seperate from Windows

Let's say I have Drive C:, and Drive D:. Drive C: has Windows 7 on it, and Drive D: is currently completely empty. I would like to install Ubuntu on Drive D: without adding a bootloader/GRUB to the ...
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How to add ubuntu 13.10 to windows boot manager when easyBCD will not work?

Basically I am having difficulty adding Ubuntu to my windows boot manager. I have downloaded easyBCD and followed the steps to add it yet it insists that the files are not there. Here are the steps ...
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1answer
72 views

Ubuntu install option “Install alongside Windows 7” is missing

I have installed Windows 7 and now I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. While doing the installation, after some steps I am not getting the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" option in the ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Ubuntu not seeing Windows 7 in bootloader

While I was installing Ubuntu I unplugged my Windows 7 HDD so I wouldn't accidentally partition it. I installed Ubuntu, shut off my computer, plugged back the HDD, rebooted (and using the BIOS boot ...
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2answers
84 views

No os detected after Ubuntu install

New to linux and trying to set up everything. So i had Win 7 before, i made a partition for win, it created smaller one for its data, around 100 mb. And a partition for linux that I will use later. So ...
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4answers
60 views

After boot-repair “Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7. Because I could only boot Windows 7 I started Ubuntu live again from the DVD and ran boot repair. Now the Computer is not able to boot anything. The ...
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1answer
31 views

Windows 7 won't boot from GRUB

I intially had Windows XP. Later I got Windows 7 and after that Ubuntu 13.04. Then i thought of getting rid of XP part. So I used the DiskPart utility and deleted that partition. But when i tried to ...
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24 views

Ubuntu boots to terminal on start up help?

I can log in but want to have a desktop. I installed it in Windows 7 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it still did not work.
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2answers
112 views

Windows 7 Install USB won't boot after installing Ubuntu

I have replaced Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.10 and now I am trying to install Windows 7 from a USB but it won't boot. When I choose to boot from my USB it gives an error: This is not a bootable device. ...
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0answers
91 views

Windows 7 hangs at grub's purple screen when dual booting

I have installed a new laptop (Lenovo Z510) for dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 64 bit. After several trials it now works, but I have a strange effect. I always enter the Grub purple screen ...
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2answers
49 views

Grub2 and Windows 7 & Vista

I would like to triple boot... don't ask why ;-)... I have Ubuntu 13.10 and ghost copy of W7 and Vista installation. Would like to be able to boot all three OS from the same partition. The problem ...
2
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0answers
64 views

Windows 7 hangs up after Ubuntu dual-boot installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 using the Linux Live USB creator to create a live USB and then booting/installing from that drive. Everything seemed to go smoothly. I first tested booting Ubuntu ...
3
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1answer
67 views

Issues with Ubuntu/Win7 dual boot

Hi I'm a newbie to Linux and have been interested in trying it out. My wife has no interest in it so I'm forced to create a dual OS situation but I've really run into a brick wall here. I've done as ...
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0answers
1k views

error : file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found

Chronologically: Had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot- everything great with Grub Installed Linux Mint 16 on Ubuntu 12.04 partition. It didnt recognise Windows 7 during installation so I just ...
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0answers
24 views

Problem starting up from Win 7 boot disk on Ubuntu 13.10

I am a noob Ubuntu user. Over the past few months of using Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, I have reached a breaking point with myriad incompatibilities and no longer wish to use it. I am not running a ...
0
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1answer
64 views

Nothing opens after Grub menu

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 as a dual boot. I generally use Ubuntu and very rarely use Windows. I recently tried to open Windows 7 and it entered the Startup Repair screen. It took too long to ...
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1answer
52 views

Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
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0answers
35 views

Triple Boot - grub detecting only DOS and Ubuntu (Win 7 is not detected)

I just installed ubuntu, but when I rebooted the grub menu just detected ubuntu and DOS Now I am not able to boot windows 7 (in fact windows 7 is not being detected at all) I also tried os-prober ...
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208 views

How to fix “smpboot: Booting Node 0, processors #1” - will coreboot or UEFI help?

I am running a dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP dv7t-4100 PC, with grub2 reinstalled through boot-repair in Linux. Occasionally I cannot boot into Linux - and even have trouble in Windows. ...
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242 views

Cannot get windows 7 to dual boot with ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo y510p with Hybrid Drive

I have a Lenovo y510p laptop that came pre installed with windows 8. After some shenanigans I ended up having to completely wipe everything off of it. So now I have a blank hard drive and a usb disk ...
0
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0answers
61 views

Ubuntu not booting any more after a clean windows 7 shutdown

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using wubi.exe. For more than 8 months It was running fine. Today I booted into windows 7 then I shut it down properly and tried to boot Ubuntu. I started ...
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0answers
23 views

Days later, cannot get ubuntu to work at all

and I apologize if this is a repetitive question. Unfortunatly I have been trying for the past 2 days to run ubuntu. I've never install/run an OS from a usb or external hard drive before. I have a ...
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0answers
82 views

ALOT of problems dualbooting Win7 and any Linux dist

I've been trying to install Ubuntu alongside (read Dual-boot) my Win7 installation. The problem is that apparently I can only have ONE OS at the time om my computer... or so it seems atm. When I ...
0
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1answer
125 views

Dual Boot Ubuntu on Windows 7 not working

I just recently downloaded ubuntu linux, and then burned it to a dvd. I just installed it, and not when I go to boot it, it auto boots windows 7, and doesn't give me an option to dual boot it. What is ...
0
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How can I have Ubuntu on the main disk and Windows 7 on the mSATA?

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R SE with 3 disks : sda : 128 GB SSD SATA III sdb : 750 GB HDD SATA III sdc : 240 GB SSD mSATA III I want to have Windows 7 on sbc because it needs a lot of space. I ...
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1answer
74 views

Need help booting windows after installing ubuntu dual boot

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 7. The first time I booted up, I was given the option to boot to Ubuntu or Windows. If I selected Ubuntu, I would go to a GRUB menu for Ubuntu. ...
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20 views

Grub Rescue Error on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu and windows 7. It is an old laptop with BIOS (not UEFI). I tried to remove ubuntu from the system for experimentation. What I did was that I opened the disk ...
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2answers
59 views

Total confusion about Ubuntu!

Ok, here's the story. I installed Ubuntu a couple of days ago (alongside Windows 7), I have a 128 gb SSD, a 1TB HDD and a 500GB External HDD. I accidentally installed Ubuntu onto the External HDD. I ...
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windows 7 unbootable, installed Ubuntu 12.04 as secondary OS but now can't find it? (long)

Gateway DX series so my windows 7 OS became unresponsive after an unexpected shutdown followed by an interuted restart, and kept giving me BSOD's over and over again with the error codes "Stop: ...
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Grub don't find windows 7 loader. Can't boot to windows after installing linux Help

Last week i installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my windows 7 System and now I am trying to boot into windows and i can't do it. I installed GRUB-2 and i tried to boot to Windows from there but i can't see the ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Deleted windows partition from Ubuntu and now can't boot

I recently was performing a fresh install of Windows on one of the partitions on my SSD and for some reason I decided to delete the windows boot partition from within Ubuntu before cloning over a ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Windows does not start? [duplicate]

Well I checked and SO are the two Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Ultimate. but after restart the screen goes black for about 15 seconds and then start Ubuntu. Even not to do to bring up the Grub. Since ...
0
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1answer
218 views

Windows has gone missing from the grub menu

I've tried re installing ubuntu 13.10 on my PC by formating it's partition with gparted. Unfortunately, the Windows 7 option has gone missing from the grub menu. I tried boot-repair and here is the ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Booting problem with windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04

I have 2 hard drives. One of 500GB and other of 20GB. On 20 GB hard drive i had installed ubuntu 12.04 and on 500GB hard drive i had win xp. But today i installed win 7 on 500GB hard drive. But now i ...
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1answer
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Searched for hours need help. WUBI 12.04 won't boot after shrinking partition

Thanks in advance for the help. I've learnt a little bit reading through for the last so many hours and have finally given up and have a question... I installed 12.04 onto my HDD D: used it for a ...
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103 views

can't access windows 7 after installing ubuntu 13.10

I had windows 8.1 beside windows 7. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on windows 8 drive after formatting the drive. now I have windows 7 beside Ubuntu the problem is that in ubuntu boot page windows 8 boot ...
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28 views

Cant make windows 7 visible in grub

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 over Ubuntu 12.10 (fresh install formating ext4 partition of previous ubuntu) it doesnt recognize the windows 7 in the other partition. I installed grub customizer with ...
0
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1answer
64 views

Removing Windows 7 and install ubuntu server 12.03.4 (but windows boot manager still appear)

I removed windows 7 and installed ubuntu server 12.03.4 but when the computer start the (black screen for windows boot manager appear) like this : ...
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0answers
160 views

Efidisk Read Error; Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 has broken Windows

I have just partitioned my relatively new Asus K55V Windows 7 machine with Ubuntu 12.04. I installed it from a memory stick as usual, following precisely the instructions on the Ubuntu website. I ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Unable to restore Ubuntu after reinstalling windows 7

One day I restarted my computer and found out that Ubuntu 12.04 would not load. It would come to the dot prompt with no graphics. Windows 7 was loading OK though. From Windows 7, I navigated to ...
0
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1answer
597 views

Removing Grub / Restoring Windows Bootloader [duplicate]

I really need you help because I ran out of solutions. I've installed Ubuntu in a USB pen, and I thought that I could use it just by booting from the USB port whenever I wanted to use Ubuntu. What ...
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33 views

Installing unbuntu in win 7

I try to install unbuntu through bootable USB, I choose language, region, but when it was installing (almost half) screen disappear. I cut power after 5 hour and... ...now I loose window operating ...
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0answers
49 views

Installing Ubuntu 12.04 using windows installer

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 using windows installer (windows 7), and when I reboot and load Ubuntu I am getting an error message that windows boot had failed and that the file may be corrupted. What ...