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/home automatically ecrypted during multi boot?

I was attempting to add a Mint partition to my Ubuntu 12.04/Win7 box, when the whole process went south on me. Mint installed correctly but removed the Ubuntu/Win options from my Grub menu. Attempting ...
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I want to reinstall my Ubuntu, and I want to delete my partitions but I don't know if there were any recovery partitions installed

So, I installed Ubuntu and I have the problem of "Running on low graphics mode". I've tried every advice to fix this, but none of them seem to work. I want to reinstall Ubuntu, as I think I may have ...
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93 views

Recovery Mode Freezes and no options turning up

I am currently running a dual boot of windows 8 and ubuntu 12.04. I recently had several problems with ubuntu (like lost password etc) , so i tried booting through the recovery mode . But ...
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error code 0xc0000225 after installing dual boot linux

When I try to boot to Windows 8 I get error code 0xc0000225 ever since I installed ubuntu. I was using windows 8 developer preview so I don't have an installation disk disk to do a recovery. ...
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Wrong drive formatted, during ubuntu reinstall [duplicate]

I had a dual-boot system with ubuntu and Win 8. Using the default reinstall option. But ubuntu installer has formatted my entire hdd and my Win 8 is also gone along with the storage disk. What I want ...
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444 views

Lost Tons of data during Ubuntu 13.04 installation. Please help urgently! [duplicate]

I have a drive of 250 gb which i had partitioned into two. 180 gb had a lot of music. It was my lifetime's collection of music. the other 50 gb had windows installed in it and also had Ubuntu 12.10 on ...
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UEFI dual-boot, how to load recovery partition (Windows 8) after installing Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu (~EFI mode) in a ASUS Zenbook UX32VD, which has Windows 8 pre-installed. It had Security Boot disabled. I installed grub in the same partition I put the root directory (sda7 in ...
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Reinstalling GRUB2 on Ubuntu 12.04 | Windows 7 dual boot after Windows reinstallation

So I had the perfect Ubuntu 12 / Windows 7 dual boot set-up -- until I had to re-install Windows 7. After the deed, GRUB2 was of course wiped out, thus my Ubuntu installation is rendered ...
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SSD and HDD have window 7 recovery partition. Can I delete one to make room for ubuntu?

I'm trying to install ubuntu right now, and I've run into a problem. I have Windows 7 installed on my SSD, and I want to install ubuntu on my HDD, but I already have three partitions on my HDD. The ...
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3answers
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How to recover missing folders in a Windows-Ubuntu dual-boot system?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 as dual-boot and on the same 500GB HDD. I have partitioned the drive into NTFS file system from Windows before I installed Edubuntu 12.04 in the remaining free ...
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634 views

Will dual booting Ubuntu alongside Windows affect Windows recovery or overall processing speed?

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on Lenovo y560 as a dual boot alongside Windows 7. Will this installation harm the auto recovery of Windows 7 and how will it effect the processing speed?
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accidentally initiated format of ext3 in win 7, how to recover? [closed]

I have a dual boot, win7 and ubuntu, system and started to format an empty partition on the drive while in win7, but in my haste thought that I had not started the formatting, reselected the partition ...
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is it necessary to delete the recovery partition?

I have Windows 7 on my HP laptop and I want to install Ubuntu. I tried to shrink my boot and system partition, it does not allow me to shrink the partition more than 97 MB. Is it necessary to delete ...
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960 views

Recovering “My Pictures” folder on Windows using Ubuntu

My windows partition got infected with a virus so I can't boot in Windows. I am trying to recover some documents from the windows partition by booting Ubuntu on my dual boot system. I was successful ...
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Recover Ubuntu grub without LiveCD - Can't boot with Ubuntu LiveCD after install Windows

I installed Windows after installing Ubuntu. But Ubuntu is still intact in its partition. I'm trying to run the Ubuntu LiveCD to recover grub, but the LiveCD no longer works. It stops the boot ...
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How do I boot to a windows recovery partition from GRUB on a Toshiba computer?

This should be simple but I cannot figure out how to do it. I've been dual booting Ubuntu and Vista for a while. About 8 months ago, I realized my windows partition got corrupted and wouldn't boot. ...