An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2009 and the successor of Windows Vista.

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Windows 7 wont boot from grub

Just installed ubuntu mate on my machine at work, as a dual boot. (was planning on keeping windows, as i have to occasionally write c#) although I'm a Linux user. Grub will boot into ubuntu fine but ...
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Uninstall ubuntu 14 using windows 7 recivery dsk

I am novice to ubuntu. I had dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu on separate partitions. Somehow I managed to corrupt my windows 7 and started to run system recovery using recovery disk. The recovery ...
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How do I make my computer automatically boot into Windows instead of Ubuntu?

I have dual-OS's on my computer and when I turn it on it will automatically boot into Ubuntu. I am only able to get into Windows if I manually make a selection in what I think is grub (I am new to ...
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Can't reach tomcat server on Ubuntu 14.04 host from VirtualBox 4.3 Windows 7 guest or Ubuntu 14.04 guest

I've tried the following posts, as well as skimming through the VirtualBox manual: Windows GUEST accessing my local webserver on Ubuntu HOST? VirtualBox WinXP GUEST accessing HOST local webserver? ...
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is it safe to convert windows 7 boot partition to logical drive?

I want to quad boot windows 7, centos, opensuse and ubuntu. I researched on internet and find out that maximum number of primary partitions allowed or supported is 4. The only way to quad boot the ...
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Connecting two computers with usb

I bought a dual usb from belkin a little bit ago, it has the chip in the middle and is designed for dual computer use. Problem is, it seems its only for transferring files from PC to PC with the ...
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Messed up sharing files between Linux 14.04 and Windows7 (dual boot) - Error 0x80070570

I'm new to Linux. Recently, I started dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. They are both installed on separate disk partitions and there's an NTFS disk partition (700GB), where I store my files in ...
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Window placement ubuntu shortcuts in Microsoft OS [on hold]

I work with both Ubuntu and MS Windows. I love the Ubuntu shortcuts like ctrl + alt + rightarrow which moves windows to the left half ctrl + alt + NumPad9 which moves the window to the top ...
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cannot access through telnet from ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7

I have this HW that i need to connect ubuntu and windows 7 from Telnet protocol to each other. Till now I have made this possible to open my terminal from windows 7 and it worked just fine. but when i ...
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I want to fully switch to Ubuntu

Right now I have windows and Ubuntu on my laptop. I don't use Windows anymore. But it still has the majority of my hard drive space. How do I fully switch to Ubuntu. Also. It is apparently badly ...
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Newly installed unbuntu 14.04 in dual-boot Freezes

I have a Windows 7 and I wanted so badly to have a linux in dual-boot since long time. So I did it, and made everything right. First, I tried it on usb stick. Then, I installed it in a 250GB ...
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Windows won't dual boot, os-prober can't find Windows and Windows BSOD!

I resized a linux data partition and now windows7 won't boot, I just get a quick flash of a BSOD I've run boot-repair a many times and this is the latest output: http://paste2.org/L2WkzB62 If I ...
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Windows 7 reinstall now boot is broken

I had a virus on the Windows 7 part of my pc. I had to format the drive using the ubuntu side. then reinstalled fresh on the w7 part. originally, it only booted to w7 and then I have been trying to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation issue alongside windows 7 [duplicate]

I have 32 bit windows 7 installed on my laptop. I now want to dual boot ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7. My laptop only supports boot from bios and there is MBR partition table. Totally there is 250GB HDD ...
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Unable to Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7 on UEFI

I have an Acer pc and it is running Win7. Because I'm having problems with that OS I wanted to do what the title suggests. And everything works great after the install. But everytime I try to restart ...
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How to dual boot windows 7 with Ubuntu installed first? [duplicate]

i'm running ubuntu 15.04, but i want to play some games like battlefield 2 or command and conquer generals, but i don't think that's possible on ubuntu (or using a windows on virtual machine). So ...
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Removal of Ubuntu when part of a dual boot setup with Win7?

I have Win 7 on one drive and Ubuntu 12.04.03 LTS on a second drive. Grub is the boot menu manager. I want to uninstall Ubuntu and keep Win 7 on this particular machine and install Ubuntu 14.04LTS ...
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How to completely remove a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

i have installed windows 7 on virtual Box 4.3.10 i have deleted the VirtualBox.xml configuration file in /home/larbi/.config/VirtualBox after that when i launch virtualBox i get no virtual machines ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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drivers for Samsung MBG4C eMmc harddrive

Where can I find drivers for Samsung MBG4C eMmc harddrive? Windows 7 compatible drivers would also be nice
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How to Install Ubuntu on Sony Vaio VPCEG1BFX/ What's Best Ubuntu version for Windows 7?

I want to first say that I've spent the past few days searching for different variations of this question without luck. So I apologize if this has been asked before. How We Got Here A few days ago ...
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Want to test Ubuntu Hard Drive from a Windows 7

I'm just an intern trying to do my best job here, and the company I work with asked me to do the following: Send data from a Windows 7 PC to one using Ubuntu via an ethernet cable. So I learned about ...
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Install Ubuntu on Windows 7 tablet

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Windows 7 tablet (HP Slate 500). I wanted to install Ubuntu touch, but can't seem to find an .iso anywhere. The guide here: ...
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(Windows7) Failure to configure windows updates. [closed]

Been trying to run updates for windows 7 for the last 5 months and it will always get to about 35% before saying failure to configure windows updates, reverting changes. I've ran the troubleshooter ...
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How to update Windows 7 to 10 without affecting GRUB and Ubuntu installation?

I have 2 systems on my computer: Ubuntu and Windows 7. GRUB was configured automatically during Ubuntu installation. Microsoft now offers free update to Windows 10. I'd like to do it but is it ...
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Cannot boot Windows 7 after installing ubuntu

I installed ubuntu on a seperate partition I made in windows disk management. When starting my pc, windows 7 loads automatically and after reading forums I ran boot-repair in terminal loaded from the ...
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Dual booting doesn't load Windows anymore

The grub2 used to work just fine with a purple screen pause and used to load Windows and Ubuntu as required. I used to run both OS on the same machine and both used to work just fine, but now when I ...
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Will upgrading my Windows 7 partition to Windows 10 affect GRUB? [duplicate]

On my laptop, I had Windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. A year or so ago, I dual-booted it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I now want to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 (it's free, so why not?) when it's ...
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Dual Boot windows 7-ubuntu problem

I have a big problem. I am a beginner in ubuntu and i cannot seem to figure out the problem here. i went through all the topics in askubuntu and ubuntu forums but i cannot fully understand what people ...
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Should i consider dual boot with Windows 10

I have Dell inspiron 14r with 64 bit 1st gen i3, 3 gb ram, 500 gb drive, Windows 7 preinstalled. I am using ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot because windows is slow and started crashing frequently. ubuntu ...
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How to format a USB stick who have write protection error

I have a USB stick wich suddenly, when I was copying some files gave me a write protection error. Since then I can use it only to read files, not to write(but in Ubuntu it works to create a new file ...
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Recovering Ubuntu 14.04 after installing Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I reuse/access my Ubuntu 14.04 Operating System(OS) to get my important files. My Hard disk drive(HDD) is partitioned into two.I had previously installed both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (on ...
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Is there a way to display window title in the Ubuntu sidebar, like in Windows before 7?

My current main OS is Windows 7. I changed the taskbar to run vertically, mimicking Ubuntu's efficient use of the 16:9 widescreen ratio of modern monitors. I also display window titles together with ...
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Windows 7 does not boot after I installed Ubuntu [duplicate]

In my Windows 7 PC I installed Ubuntu to a new partition. Everything is set-up correctly but after restarting Ubuntu I don't get boot menu to select which OS I want to run Windows 7 or Ubuntu. It ...
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To access hidden Windows fileserver in local network

I know the name of the network, my username and password. The network is on Windows-7s filesharing. However, I cannot see in FileBrowser, the network because it is apparently hidden. I have done ...
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Overwriting Ubuntu 11.04 with 14.04 LTS while keeping windows 7

I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want it to overwrite the currently installed Ubuntu 11.04 and leave Windows 7 untouched. I have four drives (C,E,F,R) on windows. Is there a ...
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how to get windows back on grub menu [duplicate]

I had wubi installed on my pc with Windows 7 and recently I removed wubi and the partition I had my wubi installed (I removed wubi because I had installed Ubuntu on a separate partition as a dual ...
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I'm faced with grub rescue and desperately need to get windows7 booted again

I got message that installation of Ubuntu 15.x was successful (installed beside Windows7). Now I'm stuck with grub rescue (whatever that means?). From a similar mistakes several years ago I used to ...
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Need Help, Cannot recover my Linux Partition

I had Dual Boot (Ubuntu/Windows7), installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS after windows 7 with the option in ubuntu's installation "Install Ubuntu alongside windows 7". after 2 years of usage and less disk space ...
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How to share folder in virtual box between ubutnu host and windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I’m trying to share folder between my Ubuntu host and windows 7 guest in a virtual box. how to do that
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Started tightvncserver on Ubuntu, but viewer complains about missing .xsession file

I've never used VNC before, although I used X11 about 25 years ago. I'm trying to set up a VNC connection between my Windows laptop and a box I ssh to from an external gateway. From my Win7 laptop, ...
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Windows 7 Loads Automatically After Ubuntu 15.04 Install

Recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop alongside Windows 7. It was installed on a partition on a Samsung SSD and everything seemed to install fine. The partitions seem correct and everything ...
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Can't chose Win7 on startup

this morning I had some issues with GRUB so I used this tool boot repair, and after a fresh install of GRUB, I can no longer chose Win7 on startup, I only can chose ubuntu. Win7 is on my first HD ...
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Migrating Thunderbird Mails from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I found this question but it is not about Mail, is just profile. I want to migrate all my e-mail in Thunderbird and attachment from Windows 7 to my Thunderbird in my Ubuntu 14.04. Exists a program ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu 10.04 will affect Windows 7? [closed]

I have a dual-boot computer, which I want to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 (using the update manager) to another version. Does it will affect the other operative system (Windows 7) and its data?
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kubuntu / Windows xp partition- want to upgrade to windows 7 but keep kbuntu

I have dual boot: Windows XP and Kubuntu. I want to upgrade to windows 7 but naturally want to keep Kubuntu. If i do a clean installation of windows 7 will that delete the Kubuntu partitions on my HD ...
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Factory Reset, lost grub, never upgraded from 12.0.4

Windows 7 partition difficulties due to anti-virus problems. Slow boot, could not shutdown without power down Have separate partition with Ubuntu GNOME 12.0.4. Tries to restore Win 7 from boot. ...
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Error While Use Wubi to Install Ubuntu Within Ms Windows 7

Please help me, I've tried all I know, and I was searching on Google and I still can't solve this problem. While I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 within Ms Windows 7 with Wubi, it always failed, even I ...
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no bootloader. only grub screen appeara

Windows 7 and Ubuntu were installed on my laptop . it was working zsmoothly until now. The bootloader dosen't show up and grub shows up instead
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Windows / Ubuntu dual boot problem

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my PC after already having Windows 7 and Vista on seperate partitions. I actually have multiple partitions (around 8) set up for OS's on my two internal HDDs ...