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How to recover windows laptop hard drive using ubuntu live stick

I would like to recover the hard drive on my laptop which had windows 7 but was formatted. Assuming I have an Ubuntu live usb stick, how can I unformat the laptop's drive? Notice I rather not open ...
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Trying to remove Windows XP OS without DVD drive nor USB booting ability

I have an old laptop (HP DV4000) with dual booting (Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP). I would like to get ride of the Windows OS but my problem is that all the tutorials I saw, are requiring to boot from ...
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Can I download ubuntu on a mac and burn it to a cd for windows 7? [duplicate]

I am looking to download ubuntu on my mac and make a bootable cd or flash drive for a PC with windows 7. how could I do this?
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How to add init scripts to LiveUSB from Windows

Currently i have a LiveUSB with Ubuntu 14.04 Installed and trying to add sudo mount -o remount,rw /cdrom to init script so my read-only part of LiveUSB can be remounted as read-write partition. what ...
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Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 but i want to install windows so, i downloaded a windows iso but how to Make bootable disk/usb in ubuntu 13.10 of windows iso
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How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on Windows?

Right, I'll get right to it. How can I make a Linux Live USB on Windows, that I can use on a Mac. In front of me, I have a Windows laptop, and a dropped Mac Book Pro that won't properly boot. I need ...
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Create bootable USB drive on Mac for Windows [duplicate]

I need to create a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu for a Windows machine, but I got a Mac... How can I make a bootable USB on a Mac, for a Windows machine?
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Uninnstall ubuntu, install Windows 8 [duplicate]

Windows 8 I really want to replace ubuntu with windows 8. I cant figure out how :O Can someone please help me? And yes, i have bought windows 8. I have the ios file, but I also need help to create ...
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how to create bootable usb for ubuntu 12.04.3? [duplicate]

I googled a lot throughout..but unable to find a software for making bootable usb pendrive of ubuntu 12.04.3. All the programs available right now supports ubuntu 12.04.2 . What to do???
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How to boot from Live-USB?

I've followed every step on: "Create a USB stick on Windows" but after it says everything is succesful, I open Wubi, which is opened in arabic. I understand some of it, and continue to choose the ...
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1answer
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How to install GRUB on the hard-disk? [duplicate]

I'm kinda new to Linux. I wanted to install Ubuntu, so I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, (I partitioned my HDD and left it unallocated) Ubuntu did not ask where to install and stuff, it just ...
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1answer
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Can I have a live Ubuntu USB with a partition for persistent mode, AND have a partition that allows me to store windows files, on the same drive?

My question is, on one flash drive, can I have 3 partitions which are 1: The Live USB partitions (about 4GB) 2: Casper-rw partition of persistent mode (another 4GB) ^ those two are both created by ...
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop?

I have created an USB installer with UNetbootin for Ubuntu 12.10 Live (I'm not sure if that is the right one for this) I disabled Fast Boot, but I didn't change UEFI to Legacy because nothing will ...
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Can I store files and folders on a live USB

Sorry but my flasher is quite big. I wonder,I have some movies and stuff. Could I store them on the same flash drive after installing Ubuntu so that I could store them on the usb drive. (I just want ...
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Installing UBUNTU 12.04 on ASUS Zenbook UX32A

I used to use UBUNTU on my old pc. I have just bought my first laptop an ASUS UX32A. I have created a USB (working one i hope) I am not sure how to go about doing this and where I should down load ...
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1answer
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Create a bootable image on a Mac OSX to install Ubuntu on a Windows machine

Title says it all - as you can imagine, searching for the answer I have here is utterly impossible to find anything online...I tried this: ...
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1answer
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How to access files in Windows partition from Ubuntu live USB?

I run Ubuntu from a USB (run the whole OS from it, persistent) and want to access files such as my pictures or documents from Windows 7, is it possible to do so? How?
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If I install Ubuntu to a USB with “Universal USB Installer”, will my Windows be broken?

When I tried installing Ubuntu ISO image to my USB drive, the universal USB installer displays this message: create syslinux MBR on (H:) - existing MBR will be overwritten If I click next, will my ...
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How can I install Ubuntu without using the Wubi installer?

I have read a Danish book about Ubuntu. It seemed quite "easy" so I have decided that I want to erase windows 7 (actually windows 8 consumer preview) completely and install Ubuntu. The problem is ...
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How to fix syslinux error creating a bootable USB stick in Windows?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I am trying to create a bootable USB drive using the universal USB installer. However, I keep getting the message: An error(1) occurred while executing ...
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu from USB over corrupted W7 Install?

Okay, in my zeal to install Ubuntu as primary OS on a new netbook I seem to have fouled things up pretty badly. On first booting (prior to W7 installation) the netbook, I brainfarted and didn't hit ...
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Add NTFS partition to live USB

If I add an NTFS partition to my USB, will it be accessible from both Windows and Ubuntu?
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Persistence problem when installing USB Ubuntu variant using Windows [closed]

I'm part of a project called One2One2Go - we're developing a Live USB Ubuntu variant for use in schools in Somerville, MA. We have the project files compiled into an iso, and when installed using the ...
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Top software to install on Live USB drive, for Windows recovery purposes

I installed the latest Lubuntu image on a pen drive(2GB), using Ubuntu's Startup Disk Creator. My goal for this pen drive is for maintenance of old Windows XP machines. What software should I install ...