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unable to dual boot ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7

I am unable to dual boot Ubuntu with windows 7. During installation every time d i select dual boot with windows option, my computer restarts. What to do? How to dual boot install.
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install LVM dual boot with Windows

I am trying to install Ubuntu dual boot with windows. I have about 150G free space in may machine and want to install Ubuntu 14.04 there. My machine has this partition structure Partition 1 ...
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How Do I Install Ubuntu 14.01 With Self Installed Windows 8?

I'm really screwed. I'm trying to hit the job from 2 hours myself but can't figure out what's wrong. Followed youtube, askubuntu as well, but no luck. First of all, what I'm trying to do is: I want ...
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Ubuntu 14 Shutdown Problem (Dual-boot)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with windows 8.1 on my hp laptop (250 g2). Problem is that windows shuts down and reboots without any problem, but Ubuntu has problem with shut down only, not ...
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Run winword.exe

I have dual boot with windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. And I want to run the microsoft word (which is installed on windows, not on ubuntu) from Ubuntu using wine, but I get "IOPL not enabled" error. I've ...
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Dual Boot On Galaxy Note 2 ? ( Android / Ubuntu )

I want to buy a Galaxy Note 2 tablet/phone and I just wanted to know: how can I have both of these OS's on it at the same time? If there is a way, how can I do it? Is there anyone who can help me? ...
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Removing Dual Boot [duplicate]

Currently I have a dual boot system with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Separate partitions. I'd like to completely remove the Ubuntu OS. I'd prefer to do a clean install of Windows 8 also.. My ...
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How to remove Windows and GRUB problem

At the moment I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 installed on my hard drive. Since I don't want to split my memory I want to remove Windows, but I have no idea how to do it since I am new to Linux. Another ...
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on FakeRAID Installation error - question marks “????…”

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on FakeRAID along Win7. Win 7 has been already installed, and dmraid is running. During the installation I choose to manually partition, this is the structure: ...
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Which Windows 8 partition should I use?

I installed Ubuntu as a second operating system, and GRUB found two Windows 8 boot partitions (one of them is 350MB, which was reserved by Windows, and another where I installed Windows). Which of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't detect the touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside to windows 8 and it can't detect the touchpad ?
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Where should I install bootloader in a system with multiple disks?

I have selected partitions for root, home, and a swap area. I have two drives, one for storage, one for the operating systems (ssd, soon to be systems). Should I install the boot loader on the drive ...
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does not let me dual boot ubuntu alongside windows 7

I havve tryed to dual bool windows 7 with ububtu 14.04.1 LTS but it does not give me an option to install alondside windows and i have partitioned my harddrive, can someone help me ?
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Lost ability to use refind DualBoot after updating to Yosemite OSX 10.10

I'm not longer able to get access to refind dual boot manager after updating to Yosemite, any ideas? Thank you.
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Grub rescue; “no such device” error happens Intermittently

I have three storage devices: ⠀/dev/sda/, an SSD with Windows 8 installed on it (NTFS) ⠀/dev/sdb/, an HDD with a single NTFS partition on it that is shared ⠀/dev/sdc/, an SSD with Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Grub not booting anything

Lenovo g505s with 8.1 per installed Amd a10 processor with 6 gb or ram and 1000tb hd My files are backed up to an external had or sitting in the cloud so that's not really a problem. Shut off secure ...
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Ubuntu is not reading my windows 7 installation disk when restarted. How to enable it?

I was attempting to dual boot,many attempts actually, but all failed,and I think I ended up changing some settings in the BIOS I think, whatever it is, I think I disabled something that can open the ...
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Triple Booting Mac, Windows, Ubuntu on Mac with Windows Already installed with bootcamp

So on my macbook I have OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Windows 7 Professional, and I want to install Ubuntu from a USB stick. I already have a bootable USB drive, and already installed refind. The problem is ...
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Windows 8.1 glitching after selecting windows 8 (dev sda 2) from the menu [on hold]

My windows 8.1 screen glitching continuously after i select windows 8(dev/sda2) from the menu. I have got 14.04 LTS. The windows loads completely and i can even hear the windows startup sounds. but ...
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When I try to install Ubuntu on my laptop, already having Windows 8.1

When I try to install Ubuntu on my laptop, that already has Windows 8.1 pre-installed, it shows that my hard drive is empty. Could you please help me to resolve this problem?
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CMS mode problems

I have a toshiba satelite C50-B-147 laptop and I want to dualboot it? The laptop came with windows 8.1 pre installed and I first changed it to Windows 7, but i installed the Windows 7 in "CMS ...
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help me to uninstall ubuntu 12.10 LTS from my windows 8 mechine [duplicate]

I have reviewed many answers related to my questions, but no question was answered with simple process. because of this reason I was asking this question again. I have Windows8 machine and top of ...
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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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How to restore windows 7 after installing ubuntu using windows factory reset disk

I wanted to have a feel of ubuntu so I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on windows 7 using a USB stick to boot. But I made a horrifying mistake of not installing ubuntu on a separate partiton. This resulted ...
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, GRUB isn't boot manager

When I clicked "restart now" after installation (and after I tried out Ubuntu for a bit), I was expecting GRUB to come up right away where I could choose Windows 7 or Ubuntu 14.04. However, Windows ...
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GRUB 2 error for booting

I have a Windows 7 and a Ubuntu installation. After an update today in Ubuntu, I cannot boot anymore in any system, due to this message: "GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1 Minimal BASH-like line ...
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What to do with the series of randomly occurring errors?

I'll get straight to the point with this one, my laptop (ASUS G75VW) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 Pro and Ubuntu 14.04.1 and is experiencing randomly occurring errors. I don't know if they're ...
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GRUB2: black screen when booting Windows

I know this might be a duplicate, but I've read a lot of threads about this and none pointed me to the solution. When loading GRUB2 I have a black screen (with static white cursor on the upper left) ...
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How to deal with duplicated GRUB entries with different names?

As I told in a previous question, I was having GRUB problems with a dual boot PC with both Lubuntu and Bodhi Linux. One of the partitions (the one with Bodhi Linux) was messing with the GRUB entries, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer not detecting Windows 7 I already have four primary partitions

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 Trust Tahr and created a bootable USB stick with the .iso image on it. When I choose the USB stick as the boot device it takes me to the Ubuntu installer GUI. ...
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make bootable hard disk to install multiple OS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have two partitions in my hard drive. So I want to install Windows in one of my partitions and keep Ubuntu on the other. To do so, I want to use my external hard ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not booting after error message. /temp could not be mounted (still need help)

I am trying to change a GRUB2 boot entry and can not seem to edit or save the file after entering sudo vi /etc/grub.d/10_lupin into terminal. I am having the same problem as a few others with the way ...
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Unable to boot grub/Ubuntu directly after removing Windows partition

At first I kept my Windows 7 partition(s) to be on the safe side but I removed the partition(s) now because I never used Windows any more. The result is a machine that won't boot into grub/Ubuntu any ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu in UEFI mode - Ubuntu only boots when entering Windows 8 first

I have a problem, which is that the only way to start is when I start Ubuntu 14.04 Windows 8 first then (Shift + reset) and enter to boot from USB and Ubuntu there appears, after selecting newly see ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14.04 on two separate HDDs

So got a new PC (Dell 3847) and swaped the 400w power supply from old system to replace 300 W one and picked up a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphix card. I would like to use the 1 TB HDD in my old PC ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Grub 2.0

I know this question may have been asked hundreds of times before but there doesn't seem to be one answer to how to solve it. I upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 13.10 and my computer was low on ...
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Will Ubuntu format and erase the partition I intend to install it on?

I've never installed Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a hard drive before but now I want to install it on a partition and have a dual-boot setup with Windows 7 being on the C drive and Ubuntu on the ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7?

I'm trying to set up a dual boot Lenovo Ideapad that came with Windows 7. Lenovo uses up 4 partitions out of the box. They are: (unnamed) 14GB LENOVO D: 30GB SYSTEM_DRV 200MB Window7_OS C: 400GB ...
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Ubuntu W8.1 Dualboot is not working - Only w8.1 boots

I know this topic was discussed here a lot but I didn't manage to work dualboot on my laptop. I have HP laptop with pre-installed Windows 8.1. Today I tried to install Ubuntu to partition. I followed ...
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mint installation crash does not show root or partitions rives [on hold]

I am trying to install mint version of ubuntu from a DVD. I get upto the choose partition section. However it does not show any drives?.. It is saying that no root system is defined? I am ...
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What's the KList? i tried to fix grub from a pendrive yet the answer was i can't fix grub but from within the klists?! How

What's the KList? i tried to fix grub from a pendrive yet the terminal answer was i can't fix grub at this stage but from within the klists?! How can i do that?!!!
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i want to change operating system from ubuntu to windows [duplicate]

I want to change my operating system . I cant install the games so I want to change in any windows .
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Awkward Dual Boot Problems

I had Ubuntu installed alongside with windows 8.1 using Luis Alvarado's answer. It worked for several days fine (grub was appearing) but yesterday I changed some setting regarding power in ...
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Dual boot Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04 - can not load Windows

Good evening, after installing Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot with till now working windows 7, I can not boot windows. When I try to, a black screen appears and tells me to insert the windows ...
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How do I recover Windows 7 on my Grub menu, Ubuntu 14.04

I duel boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 (Windows being installed first) and a couple days ago I jumped on to Ubuntu to check for updates and after it updated, I found that the Windows option had ...
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Can't find the “free space” in the partition table while installing ubuntu

I am trying to install ubuntu with pre-installed Win 8.1, I shrinked the C parition and I have the unallocated parition in disk management .But when I am at the parition table step in installing ...
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Computer boots automatically into GNU GRUB, no other options

Currently, when I start my computer, this screen is shown. I do not have any other options, it boots into this within a second of starting my computer. I used to have Windows 8.1 dual booted with ...
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lan port not working properly

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot environment along with windows 8. Suddenly, my lan port is not working when I am inside ubuntu. It works good in windows 8. But, in case of ubuntu, not even a ...
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How to find Ubuntu which is already installed? [duplicate]

How to find Ubuntu which is already installed, I have dual operating system in my COMPUTER as per windows XP and Ubuntu, a few day ago I have formatted my computer & install win 7 operating ...
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Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM TouchPad only moves when clicking, fixed but unexplained

I dual boot between 14.04 and Windows 7 professional on a Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM. When starting Ubuntu I found that the cursor would only move when the touchpad was clicked and held down. In addition: ...