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how do you install Ubuntu 14.4.1 inside windows 7 or vista? [duplicate]

I keep getting this error message Ubuntu CD Boot Helper An error occurred: Could not retrieve the required installation files For more information, please see the log file: ...
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Wubi ignores .ISO file and downloads from beginning in Ubuntu 14.04

wubi.exe used to work fine with earlier versions of ubuntu, but there is some issue with wubi for 14.04. I used to install ubuntu along with Windows as an add/removable program. when both files ...
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3answers
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
23 views

Cant install or download anything [duplicate]

I just bought a new computer and it has Ubuntu already on it, and I want to get rid of it and install windows 7. SO I put my disk in, and I click "Auto Run," And it says the archive manager has had an ...
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1answer
79 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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1answer
29 views

How to recover my old installed ubuntu after installing Windows [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 dual boot system. In my Windows 7 some issues occurred, so i re-install windows 7. after re-installing windows 7, i lost my ubuntu os. how can i recover my ubuntu ...
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77 views

“Error loading operating system”, while trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on windows 7 netbook with USB stick

I'm trying to get ubuntu 14.04 onto a windows 7 starter netbook. I'm trying to load it from a USB stick as it doesn't have a CD Drive and it keeps saying 'Error Loading Operating System'. I've made a ...
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53 views

Installing Windows 8 Over Windows 7 when dual Booting with Ubuntu?

Ok so.. on this PC I currently have two partitions on one hard drive. Windows 7 is installed on partition C, and Ubuntu is installed on partition D. Now, I want to format Partition C and install ...
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2answers
164 views

dual boot windows 7 home premium and ubuntu 14.04

I have a Sony Vaio laptop with 4 GB RAM.It has Windows 7 home premium by default.I want to dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04.How do I do it?My laptop does not boot Windows properly and shows logon ...
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2answers
98 views

Is running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu comparable to Windows 7 alone?

I like Ubuntu for its speed and security, but I play many Windows-only games that don't run very well (or at all) in WINE. I don't want to have a dual-boot setup either because it would be quite ...
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1answer
70 views

Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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Opening Ubuntu partition in Windows 7

I'm curious, is it possible to be logged on to my windows 7 partition, then from there also use Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, say through a window or something along those lines? Because I have all of ...
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1answer
41 views

Windows XP VM or Windows 7 VM?

I've got an HP laptop with 750 GB ROM,4 GB RAM,a dual-core processor with 2.4 GHz and it's running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use VirtualBox to make a Windows XP/7 Virtual Machine,but I don't know which ...
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Must I defrag /home in ntsf partition?

I have installed my /home Ubuntu Lts12.04 in an ntfs partition (I need compatibility with some propietary programs in Windows 7 mean while). The question is: Must I defrag that partition ntfs where I ...
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Cannot find install windows 7 alongside

I tried installing ubuntu 13.10 from a USB disk, but it doesn't find my windows 7. It says it has no other operating systems. I am having Samsung NP550P5C - S05IN. I tried many methods of your forum, ...
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After installation of Ubuntu alongside windows 7 boot menu shows Ubuntu, memory tester, Windows 7 how can I edit it? [duplicate]

After installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 boot menu is showing Ubuntu,memory tester,windows 7 how can i edit it? I would like to see while rebooting the screen menu that would show windows 7 or ...
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How to install windows from Ubuntu 12.04 with no partition dedicated to Windows?

Essentially when I originally installed ubuntu, I got rid of my windows and had the hard drive reformatted. I never split up the hard drive to dual boot. Now that the hard drive is formatted for ...
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1answer
38 views

Convert Windows text file to Ubuntu text file

I am trying to port a C++ program from Windows to Ubuntu . In Ubuntu environment , My program reads a text file which was created in Windows , however it appears the Carriage Return is affecting the ...
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1answer
93 views

Install Ubuntu but keep Local disk D and its content

I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I choosed Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu option. Now it shows me which HDD disk to use and says that 3 partitions willbe deleted. But I need to install ...
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0answers
328 views

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7

I have Windows 7 Home Premium x86, I burned the .iso image on a DVD after I had downloaded it. I restarted my computer, and I booted from the DVD. When I click on "Installing Ubuntu", first it ...
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0answers
64 views

Windows 7 home premium not loading after installing ubuntu 13.10

I have a SONY VAIO laptop with Windows 7 home premium being the default OS.After installing Ubuntu 13.10 i am not able to boot into Windows 7 home premium.Whenever I open Windows 7,it tells that there ...
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2answers
538 views

Install Win7 after Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and would like to set up a dual boot configuration with Windows 7. How can I do this?
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2answers
181 views

How do I clean install windows 7 on the “other” partition? [duplicate]

I would like to cleanly install windows 7 on another partition to ubuntu 12.04. I originally had a windows 7 only machine. I subsequently installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside it by creating a partition. ...
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I need help switching back to windows [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 right now. For reasons I would like to switch back to windows 7. (Even though I love Ubuntu.) I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a guide on how to do ...
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43 views

Does windows get deleted? [duplicate]

Does windows 7 stay on the computer or get deleted? if it does delete windows i wont download Ubuntu. So, does windows get deleted? and if not how to i change back and forth between the two?
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1answer
1k views

How to transfer my windows 7 files to Ubuntu

Just installed Ubuntu, thinking I would be able to access my files under Windows 7 ... I was wrong. How can I access them and transfer them to Ubuntu?
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2answers
3k views

Can I change the grub default choice from Windows?

This is a weird question. I read how to set the default OS choice for GRUB (How do I set the grub timeout and the grub default boot entry?) and I did that, but since I often work from home, I'd like ...
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1answer
114 views

Windows 7 and Ubuntu Boot/Corruption Problems

I searched around, but I couldn't find the answer to why Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64x couldn't live together happily on my Asus G1s-X1 laptop. I had Windows 7 Ultimate 64x ...
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1answer
54 views

Configuring Grub to dual-boot across two discs?

I'd like to have my Windows 7 on one disc and my Ubuntu on a second disc. Windows 7 is already installed- how should I go about configuring grub to treat the two discs with two operating systems? ...
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2answers
383 views

Linux can see all of my WIndows 7 partition?

Is it normal for my Windows 7 partition to be completely visible from Ubuntu? When In Windows 7 it cannot see any of the Linux partition, just its own partition. I am a little worried something hasnt ...
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282 views

Ubuntu cannot see Windows 7 (includes boot-repair results and partition configurations)

(I think this may be because my laptop is UEFI???) EDIT: Here are the results from my boot repair: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6326055/ I have Windows 7 already installed and if I try and install ...
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518 views

Windows 7 won't boot? Tried boot Repair

Well I downloaded Ubuntu and made it so that the computer is duel boot, and at first Ubuntu and Windows both worked great, but the next day I tried accessing windows 7, and it wouldn't boot. It just ...
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291 views

can't Install Windows 7 KVM Guest on Ubuntu 13.04 via Command Line

I’m trying to install Windows 7 Professional as a KVM guest using virt-install with an ISO file on my Ubuntu 13.04 via command line. Using the following commands: root@ziomario-Macmini:/# sudo ...
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Can i access C: drive from XRDP?

I am currently using Win 7 Pro and using RDP to connect to an Amazon EC2 instance of Ubuntu. Is there any way I can access local drives on my PC from the Ubuntu desktop?
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How to remove pre-installed ubuntu and and install another OS? [duplicate]

I bought a new PC with ubuntu11.10 pre-installed but now I want to use Windows 7.
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220 views

Can Windows run on my computer while I am running Ubuntu?

Two days ago I entered Windows 7 and updates were already downloaded. I am somewhat paranoid, and that bothers me. I am getting ready to dismantle MS, but until then, someone let me know.
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220 views

How can access ubuntu shared folder in Windows 7 or XP?

Windows 7 has two users that can each see different folders. I want to access my Ubuntu shared folder from Windows XP and Windows 7 with limited access. For example, I would like it so that: User 1 ...
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25 views

Can I keep Windows 7 [duplicate]

A friend in my college introduced me to ubuntu It looked nice but I also love the Windows 7 OS, and if i Did download Ubuntu and install it, he said that when I boot my system it gives me a option to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - How can i update BIOS firmware from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Dell Alienware X51, brand new PC which comes with Windows 7 installed, but i remove it always and have Ubuntu 13.04 / 64-bit running. But when i use Ubuntu 13.04 and kernel 3.11, i have a ...
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Problem with Windows and Ubuntu installation

I wanted to reintall the windows 7 OS, and I put all my stuff in D partition. After that I couldn't install windows 7 and I tried ubuntu, and I made the D partition a swap partion (with the "FORMAT" ...
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Fuzzy/Blurry fonts on Ubuntu compared to Windows 8 (sample screens included) [duplicate]

Just comparing a few websites/links opened on both, Ubuntu and Windows 8. As you can notice, the fonts in Ubuntu are a bit blurry. Please help me fix it. http://imgur.com/a/RAn7B Note- Can't post ...
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1answer
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Disk read error. click Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart. Windows 7, Ubuntu dual boot

I have Windows 7 on my system and recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10 as dual boot, both worked fine. One day I created some shortcuts to Windows folders in Ubuntu. After that, when I am logging in to ...
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2answers
330 views

Not able to connect to internet on Ubuntu

I have a dual boot on my PC. I can access Internet through Windows but cannot do it through Ubuntu. I was able to connect to Internet on both OSses till some days ago, when my brother reset my ...
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0answers
67 views

Help to decide the partition to install ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a PC running with windows 7 ultimate 64 bit version with 4 gig Ram. I have a 320 gig hard disk , in which I have allocated 120 gig for windows 7, 100 gig for NY files(named ashwin in windows) ...
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1answer
41 views

Boot problem ubuntu and windows7 [duplicate]

I install ubuntu12.10 than I install windows 7 and now I have access only at windows :( i didn't find any solution for this... can you help me please? thanks
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1answer
902 views

replace ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 right now and i would like to go back to windows. I have a windows 7 iso and tried booting it from the usb but it brought up a command screen and i had no idea what to do ...
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1answer
1k views

Cannot format flash drive due to write protection

Okay, just the other day, I was trying to install Ubuntu on an 8GB flash drive. Near the end of the installation process, the install failed. The flash drive is now entirely dysfunctional. At first, ...
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1answer
180 views

cant boot Windows 7 after boot-repair

I originally have windows 7 64 bits, then I tried to dual-boot with Ubuntu 13.04. but after installation my computer was only able to boot Windows (Ubuntu was not there as option). So I boot from ...
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5answers
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A newbie moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu for the first time. What if I decide to uninstall Ubuntu?

I'm currently downloading the Windows Installer. I'm using Windows 7 but want to multiboot Ubuntu. I want to ask a simple thing. If I ever decide to uninstall Ubuntu, does my Windows 7 system may go ...