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Failed to unmount partitions

I'm trying to install ubuntu from a pen drive. I have windows 7 installed already and want to keep that installation. I have a 3TB drive that has one 2TB partition on it, so the last 1TB is ...
0
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1answer
11 views

How to boot from toshiba recovery partition after installing ubuntu 14.04.1? [duplicate]

Im new here and have not found a post even close to this so here it is: i installed ubuntu 14.04.1 over my Windows 7 Home Premium installation. didn't loose any important data.skip to when the ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Install Ubuntu on SSD and Keep Personal files on NTFS drive

I currently have Windows 7 installed on an SSD and just got another SSD which I want to install Ubuntu on. My current setup with Windows 7 is that I have all of my games and apps installed on the SSD, ...
0
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0answers
89 views

No option to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside Windows 7

I previously had 12.04 installed via Wubi and have now uninstalled in order to properly partition and dual-boot. However, booting from LiveCD (USB) brings about a black screen after the original ...
0
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2answers
74 views

How Do I Create A Bootable Windows USB? [duplicate]

I recently used Gparted to resize my partition, so I have 200GB of unallocated space that I want to install Windows 7 to. The problem is, my computer won't let me boot from USB. It let me boot ...
1
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2answers
47 views

Is it possible to access and use all the files in the hard disk in both windows as well as Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to access and use all the files in the hard disk in both windows as well as Ubuntu? Also; What is a swap area? Where can I find someone who can help me with installation?
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0answers
14 views

Symbolic Links to Windows and Ubuntu Programs

I am currently running a dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04) on an 250GB SSD. About 2/5 for Windows, 3/5 for Ubuntu. I also have a 1TB HDD for storage formatted in NTFS where I have symbolic ...
0
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2answers
18 views

How to install Windows 7 on the same partition as Ubuntu 12.04 ie. dual boot?

I have a Dell Vostro 3000 Series with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I want to keep the Ubuntu and install Windows 7 Ultimate along with it. The partition on which Ubuntu is installed is the only one ...
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votes
1answer
31 views

Ubuntu deleted windows 7 [duplicate]

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 and trying to install it on my laptop, but after installation completed, I seen that ubuntu deleted my windows 7. i never permitted to do so. then why it happens. I want ...
0
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0answers
39 views

Install Ubuntu on mSATA alongside Windows on SSD?

I just got a new laptop (HP Zbook 15) with a 128 GB mSATA SDD and a (Samsung 840 Pro) 256 GB SSD. During installation, I formatted the drives to remove any preinstalled crap and installed Windows 7 on ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Broken grub rescue,due to corrupt Linux partition, will ubuntu reinstall fix it?

I have an Acer Aspire AO533 with dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Somehow my Ubuntu partition got corrupted and can no longer be accessed.As a result when I try to boot the machine I'm redirected ...
0
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1answer
39 views

reinstalling boot loader after linux partition removal

The process: I had a Windows 7 partition and an Ubuntu 11.04 partition on the same HDD. (35GB Windows 7, 400GB data, 15GB free for Linux). Windows 7 was installed first, then Ubuntu with GRUB loader. ...
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2answers
73 views

Help on dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on HP Mini 200?

I'm new to these forums so no hate please guys... All I am trying to do is dualboot the latest Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my fairly new HP Mini 200. I am using this video: ...
0
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1answer
33 views

How to extend/increase ubuntu disk space on a dual boot win7/ubuntu 12.4 [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition (un used). 20 GB - Ubuntu ...
1
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1answer
43 views

How to correctly restore factory condition on ACER laptop? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (dual-boot). Ubuntu is great but Windows is showing some problems: I'd like to just restore Windows as it was the first day without touching my ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
87 views

How to give Ubuntu 14.04 more disk space [duplicate]

My original OS was / is W7 and whenever I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS it gave me 17GB of space but now I want to expand it for certain applications. I kinda am new to the whole disk and partitioning ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
0
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2answers
38 views

installing windows 7 after ubuntu

First I would like to note I don't have a lot of experience with Linux systems nor a lot about dual booting. I have Ubuntu studio 14 installed and I tried to install Windows afterwards. I have ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Multiboot not recognizing windows 7 as installed

I'm trying to install ubuntu onto an old laptop as a second os. I've successfully done this before but yesterday the drive got corrupted and I lost everything. I'm in the process of reinstalling the ...
-1
votes
1answer
110 views

Unetbootin wont boot Win 7 [closed]

I made a boot-able Windows 7 USB via UNetbbootin and when i go to boot up, it gets stuck at the UNetbootin boot menu and it cant find "Default" so it just keeps repeating the "Will boot automatically ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to reinstall Mac OS X 10.9? [closed]

First, here's what happened: I had OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed on my MacBook Pro. Then I wiped the operating system to get Windows 7 instead. After that, I went to install Ubuntu 12.04, but while ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Can't view or access files saved to storage partition from Ubuntu in Windows 7 partition

I recently set up a dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on my new Thinkpad T440s. I have a 1TB HDD for most stuff and a 16GB SSD as a caching drive. I followed this tutorial for the dual boot ...
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2answers
61 views

Question regarding dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7

I know there have been many questions regarding this topic, but I am going to put a bit of a different spin on it (hopefully). So I have a 500 GB hard drive, with some 438 free GB, all through ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Lost my Windows 7 partition

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windowws 7. I had like 3 partitions (Windows 7, DATA files and Ubuntu 14.04) I'm so sad because I had hundreds of important files in my Data partition. Yesterday, ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?

I have a windows 7 laptop with 2 drives on HDD both in NTFS, C drive, where windows is installed, and D drive where I store all my files (everything except windows system files and softwares). I want ...
-1
votes
1answer
91 views

install windows after installing ubuntu and kali? [duplicate]

Hello have dual boot my laptop Running Kali linux 1.0.7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For some Application i need windows,As wine does not support that apps and not have sufficient RAM to run windows in virtual ...
1
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1answer
43 views

Is it okay to use a ntfs partition for data to be accessed by windows 7 and ubuntu? [duplicate]

Constantly, I use windows and ubuntu and need to access files on both systems. It sucks to be copying files back and forth and sometimes I forget some file and I have to restart several times. To ...
1
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1answer
77 views

How to increase storage memory in my system(14.04)(installed alongside Windows 7)?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 by selecting 30GB approximately. Now I want to increase storage memory with out affecting both Ubuntu and Windows. I saw this question, but I can't ...
0
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1answer
68 views

How to install Windows 7 in a PC running Ubuntu 14?

I moved to Ubuntu 14 and love everything about it, that is of course until I recently got a job. It has a strict Windows 7 eco system. they do everything there and I personally am saddened but I need ...
0
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2answers
26 views

How to Partition HD to install windows?

I'd like to install win 7 along with kubuntu. Could anyone please tell me how should I partition the HD? Shall I partition SDA1 or 3?
0
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2answers
35 views

Doubt : About Dual Boot(in partition)

I have a computer on which all the hard disks are partitioned and are already used by me. Since the newer versions of Ubuntu require a partiton for dualbooting I was thinking of getting another extra ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Recover Windows 7 Boot Loader

I have mistakenly removed Windows 7 boot loader from my primary drive, when I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to have both OSs on my machine. At this moment, Windows 7 is on SDA2, Ubuntu is ...
0
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1answer
35 views

third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
0
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1answer
101 views

My harddisk partition isn't visible under Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu!

here is what i did and what happened: I reduced my Harddisk (D) size by 200 GB (Windows is running on C (separate SSD) and on D i have installed some programms and a lot of data) Now i installed ...
0
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3answers
48 views

Windows7 cannot find Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I recently partitioned my hard drive which was running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, using a USB flash. Then I installed Windows7 on the new partition. Now I cannot find the Ubuntu OS. I expected at startup to ...
0
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1answer
80 views

Installing problems with 14.04 alongside Windows 7

I've tried to install 14.04 with a DVD. First the 64-bit version. It went all fine until I was asked how I wanted it installed. I chose alongside Windows 7, and it asked me to remove the installation ...
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0answers
493 views

Trouble installing Xubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7

I wiped my disk clean and decided to dual boot Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 in my laptop. I started by installing Windows 7 and created two 50Gb partitions - one for each SO - and other ~200Gb ...
0
votes
2answers
16 views

Decrease Windows partition and increase Ubuntu partition data loss?

I currently have no space left on my hard drive, but I want to increase my Ubuntu partition which would also require me to decrease the size of my Windows partition, but will doing this with Gpart or ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Dual booting Windows 7/Ubuntu and partitioning on a 220GB SSD / 1TB HDD

I am not a technical user and am not familiar with any of these linux/unix/ubuntu terms - I'm looking for an easy to follow, non-technical guide for setting up my system - please tell it to me like ...
2
votes
3answers
194 views

Install Ubuntu side by side with Windows

I'm trying to setup both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop on the same machine. I've partitioned the disk into 3 parts, so that I can have Windows Ubuntu Shared Partition for Files I've ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

Gparted has a little key icon on my Ubuntu partition so I can not resize it

How can I make separate partition (to install windows 7) using ubuntu. I tried to use Gparted but there is a little key icon on my ubuntu partition therefore i cant make a new partition.
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0answers
28 views

Unable to have option to boot up Windows 7 partition

I recently installed Ubuntu 3.13.0, and updated to 13.15.0. After reboot,I no longer had the option to choose to boot up my Windows 7 partition. I have tried Boot Repair, but have gotten ** ...
0
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0answers
181 views

Error after installing Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7

I've a new PC with two drives: SSD (120 GB) HDD (1TB) I want to use Windows 7 and Ubuntu in it. So first off I installed Windows 7 in a partition of the SSD. Windows was working perfectly. Next I ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Grub rescueproblem unknown file system performed all the solutions before

My laptop is dual boot it has Ubuntu and windows 7. I wanted to extend C:drive on windows 7 so I used third part partition assistant for it but the partition assistant messed up and dragged the ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

where went ubuntu(installed along side windows) after reinstalled windows?

i had installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7(ultimate) creating a disk partition of 10 G. I had some problem with windows, i had to format and reinstall it. I used the same partition for windows ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Ubuntu tries to install to the wrong parition

I'm trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu from a Dell laptop. Going through the regular install process, I got to the point where it asked me if I wanted to install alongside my windows partition ...
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1answer
99 views

Can't install dual boot with Windows 7

I know this is a duplicate, sorry, I have looked through all the questions and answers, as well as other sources on the web, tried to follow what was suggested, but still I am unable to install Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Cant Create New partition after uninstalling Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu before today. I tried to delete a partition of Ubuntu from windows 7. I deleted the swap partition first then, then I deleted the /home partition. After that the free space of both ...
0
votes
3answers
65 views

Can I install in unallocated partition and use BIOS to boot?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Windows 7 64bit laptop. The installer didn't recognise Windows. The partitions, according to Windows Disk Management are 1) 100MB NTFS System, Active, Primary ...
0
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0answers
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ubuntu installation formatted all partitions, can i recover my data? [duplicate]

Initially i had Windows installed and recently i wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. In windows i did have 5 partitions of each size 100 GB. In one 100 GB partition (C: drive) i used to ...