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Install Windows over Ubuntu

I've HP Pavailion G6 laptop which come preinstalled with Windows8,but I tried Ubuntu and fall in love with it.and removed Windows to get more room for Ubuntu. The real problem arise when I needed to ...
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1answer
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How to install Windows 7 in Dual Boot with Ubuntu (Ubuntu pre-installed)

I want to ask how can I install Windows 7 Home Premium in Dual Boot with pre-installed Ubuntu. I`ve never opened my laptop, so the Ubuntu Set-up is not made.
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1answer
20 views

Multi-Booting from Mulit-Hard Drives

Hello and thank you in advance for reading this message. I was not able to find an answer in the forum and while I'm fairly certain that someone else has had to have experienced this problem in the ...
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0answers
22 views

grub doesn't load after installing windows8.1 [on hold]

I am using Linux mint cinnamon 16 Petra and i had a dual boot grub on it! I updated my windows 8 to 8.1 and then grub disabled and i was not able to work with mint! then i booted Linux from a DVD and ...
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0answers
13 views

chrome os in triple boot with ubuntu (elemntary os)(ubuntu gnome) and windows 8.1

hi im wondering how to put/ install chrome os n hard drive with dual boot with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 please i need help with this. i had follow some guides from here ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Dual-booting help

I installed Ubuntu on a drive that has Windows 7 on it as well. Now I need to get back to Windows, but because they're on the same drive, booting from that drive takes me to Ubuntu. I can't find any ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7, need to reinstall W7

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu and W7. However there is a problem with W7 and when I try and boot into it I just get a blue screen of death, every time. So I need to reinstall W7. What is the ...
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Zorin Core 9.1 (Ubuntu derivative)/Windows Vista Dual Boot failure, constantly redirects me to boot selection [closed]

Today i attempted to install Zorin 9.1 alongside Windows Vista, and manually configured the partition table, i had about 311 giga bytes at the time with a dev/sda1 and dev/sda2, i reduced dev/sda 1 ...
0
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2answers
45 views

No Windows Option on Boot

I've installed Ubuntu alongside Windows but at first didn't have a boot option menu. So, I installed bootrepair and ran it. This succeeded in granting me a GRUB boot option menu, but Windows isn't ...
0
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2answers
52 views

Installing Ubuntu alongside pre-installed Windows 8 [duplicate]

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu on my new laptop that came with Windows 8 pre-installed. Here's what I have done: - created bootable flash drive with Ubuntu installer - created a partition ...
1
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1answer
61 views

Unable to boot Windows 7 and 8 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 triple boot. I already had windows 7 and 8 before installing Ubuntu. Now I am unable to boot either of them. On startup Ubuntu is getting started directly without any ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Install Ubuntu and share folder with windows 8 [duplicate]

My wife just bought a laptop with window$ 8 preinstalled on it. For her studies she needs windows but she wants Ubuntu as well because win 8 sucks. How can I install ubuntu in dual boot and share a ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Can you please provide step-by-step guide to dualbooting windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've currently got only Ubuntu installed but I'd like to dualboot it with windows 8.1. I've got the installation discs for both so that's not a problem. Yesterday I had win 8.1 and I followed a ...
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0answers
7 views

How to save Windows license before installing Ubuntu [migrated]

I purchased a new Lenovo Thinkpad L540 laptop. This laptop was supposed to be installed with Windows 8 pro but instead it came with Windows 7 Pro with an option to upgrade to windows 8 Pro. Now they ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Triple-boot Ubuntu Question

I am a new user to Ubuntu and Linux overall, and wanted to install Ubuntu on my older pc. But I wanted to ask how to do it since I have a specific partition setup on it. So as of now, I have dual-boot ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Installing Windows after Ubuntu

I have a new laptop(it has no cd drive) with Ubuntu installed and would like to have Windows installed now as dual boot. I would like to know whether it is possible to do the same. Or do I have to ...
0
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3answers
53 views

I can't find the Ubuntu installer for Windows so that I can dual boot

This question may be very naive and silly, but i was reading up on downloading Ubuntu on my Windows 7 device so that i could dual boot, and use programs on Windows 7, as well as use Ubuntu. This ...
0
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3answers
35 views

Completely remove windows 7 ult x64 w/o live CD?

Finally I want to ditch windows completely but after googling I found that to remove win7 from dual boot I've to use live cd/usb, But I don't want to download 700MB+ again. Is there is any other way?
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0answers
11 views

Can't log in encrypted NTFS after Ubuntu install

I had this Windows laptop which when I booted would ask me for a username and my password in some windoish looking security environment before logging me into the Windows OS. I went inside Windows, ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

How to launch windows on default and Linux by choice?

I'm using Windows for everything, but I want to check and learn Linux also. My computer is also used by my family. Is there any possibility to run Windows by default (without any choosing) and Ubuntu ...
0
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3answers
95 views

windows 8.1 changes boot order

I am running dual-boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Everything works great without needing to live boot... except one problem I can't figure out. Every time I boot into Windows, it rearranges ...
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0answers
10 views

Can't use Linux - Windows 8 and Xubuntu installed at C drive [duplicate]

I have a lenovo laptop with windows 8 preinstalled at C drive and I installed xubuntu 14.04.1 on the same drive since I tried to install it at D drive but the options were so awful to manage that I ...
0
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2answers
37 views

Windows not booting after boot-repair

My laptop had Ubuntu pre-installed in it. I installed Windows 7 from USB by following the steps from How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? Windows booted fine before I ran ...
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0answers
205 views

When i attempt to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS from USB, after the restart in the 5th step, it boots back up into windows 7 (my current OS)!

When i attempt to boot from USB (my computer can do this), the Ubuntu boot screen shows up correctly. But when i attempt to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, my computer restarts after choosing between ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Need advice on size of Root Partition for latest Ubuntu or Ubuntu clone distro? [duplicate]

I have two Hard Drives a Samsung 750Gigs and a Western Digital Green 2 TB. My current partition scheme consists of only 3 NTFS partitions: 750: C: 75 Gigs Windows 7 Home Premium D: 675 Gigs ...
1
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2answers
34 views

How to uninstall ubuntu grub after formatting ubuntu partition in windows 8?

So I tried uninstalling ubuntu from my dual-boot of Windows 8 and Ubuntu (GRUB booted everything) I formatted the partition for Ubuntu from Windows I tried booting into windows afterwards and ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Deleted Ubuntu, can't boot anything

The Ubuntu (14.04) partition was deleted, and now I can't boot Windows. (It was dual booting 8.1) I've tried everything. I can't boot through CD, or the HDD hard drive. I've reset the BIOS settings, ...
0
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0answers
72 views

Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 dual boot problem

I have Asus X550C laptop which came with FreeDOS on it. I installed Windows 8.1 on it and then Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Then when I rebooted the system only Ubuntu was booting up. I updated grub using sudo ...
0
votes
2answers
63 views

How to install Ubuntu in my Windows 8.1 (pre-installed genuine) computer?

I run Windows 8.1 on my HP Pavilion computer. I have not partitioned my hard-disk yet. I want to install Ubuntu as a secondary OS on my computer. Can anyone help me with step-by-step procedure?
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0answers
32 views

Lubuntu/Win 7 dual-boot: Attempting recovery of Windows 7 boot

I had both Windows 7 and Lubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual-boot. I wanted to reinstall Lubuntu since there were a couple of issues after having fiddled with multiple desktop environments. Popped in the ...
1
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0answers
33 views

Ubuntu installer not picking up Windows partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. In the installer the "Install alongside" option is not there so I clicked "something else". I have been all over Google and Youtube. When other people click ...
3
votes
6answers
233 views

EFI Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a dual-boot config with Windows 8.1 following the tutorial: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2227580 (I added an ext4 /home partition.) Even after step ...
0
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2answers
43 views

I cannot boot into Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, but when I reboot the computer I cannot switch between the two systems. How can I solve this problem?
0
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0answers
41 views

I have Installed Windows 8.1 along with Ubuntu 14.04 but Grub doesn't show option to boot windows 8.1

I have Installed windows 8.1 along with Ubuntu as ubuntu was previously installed and the I installed windows 8.1 now upon repairing grub it do not show me the option to boot windows 8, it only shows ...
1
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1answer
50 views

How to dual boot my laptop with Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have some important files and software in my HP Windows notebook. How can I get Ubuntu to dual boot in my notebook without loosing any data?
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0answers
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Windows will not load - Loops prepairing to repair windows) Asus ROG G750JW

I have windows 8 on my first drive which is 1 TB and Ubuntu on the secondary drive which is 500 GB. I attempted installing grub2 and updating. (See pictures below to see partitions) I followed this ...
0
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1answer
17 views

How to enter firmware setup tool after installing in legacy mode

I installed ubuntu following the steps in the linked question below except I used a live CD rather than a USB drive: stuck in grub rescue mode after installing ubuntu alongside Windows 8 Now I am ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Can someone help me finish installing Ubuntu on my partitioned hard drive? [duplicate]

I currently have windows 8.1 and I had someone partition it for me and let me to download the newest Ubuntu and install in on the partioned drive D: everything installed right, then after rebooting ...
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0answers
38 views

Switch between Ubuntu and Windows in every restart to boot

Is it possible with/without edit Ubuntu Grub boot file or any way that select another OS to boot from it in every restart? I mean when I boot from Ubuntu/Windows for first time and I restart ...
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0answers
146 views

After install grub boot loader does not show

I' m having some trouble finalizing my Ubuntu setup. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 7 Acer, K95V and I just can't get to the boot loader. The current situation is that it just boots up ...
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0answers
34 views

cant boot windows 8 or ubuntu!

I 've recently bought a laptop with windows 8 and can't stand it. Though I need to keep it for some software I use at work.. I was advised to install ubuntu and have it set as dual boot. One ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Can't install Ubuntu in Lenovo ideapad s300

I can install only windows 8.1 in my laptop. I tried installing Ubuntu. It is booting from pendrive. After installing I can't access it. Only I can access to Windows 8.1 How to install Ubuntu?
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2answers
62 views

Could not boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 8

[I'm a beginner to Linux] Hi I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8 following instructions in here - http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2013/09/install-ubuntu-linux-alongside-windows.html Without ...
0
votes
0answers
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winload.exe is missing (corrupt?) after installing ubuntu as dual boot

I just installed ubuntu as dual boot with my Win8.1 pro installation. Both operating systems are installed on the same drive. Ubuntu runs fine (though I can't access any hard drives that windows ...
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votes
1answer
45 views

install Window 7 after Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Can I install Window7 on an existing Ubuntu 14 laptop by shrinking the Ubuntu 14 partition, installing Windows 7 into the created freespace, and running Boot Repair to get the Grub boot menu with both ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

No PARTITIONs found while installing, dual-boot Win8/Ubuntu 14.04

SOLVED: See OP's Answer below I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. I have a laptop that has been through various dual-boot configs. At one point, I was only running Linux Mint. ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Installing ubuntu alongside windows 8 without partitioning

My disk partitions are as follow: c:6.88/49.1GB d:159/270GB e:239/292GB f:164/319GB Windows 8 is running from c: The problem is that windows doesn't allow me to partition my disk ...
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votes
2answers
66 views

How to install Windows 8 Pro after installing ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo G505s Laptop and now I also want to install Windows 8 Pro. I have already done an ntfs partition through gParted Partion Editor in ubuntu. This is the same ...
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votes
2answers
109 views

Dual-boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04?

I have install Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. But when I am turning on my computer, ubuntu boots automatically and i can not boot windows. What can I do about it?
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Grub Do not Load Dual Boot after ShutDown [duplicate]

I have Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 . When I shut down/restart the Ubuntu I get the the start screen but GRUB wont load . If I Go to BIOS and then goto save changes and exit , without ...