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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No wifi connection for Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150

I am a new Ubuntu user; I recently switched over from Windows (pats self on back). However, I can't seem to figure out how to get my wireless connection to work. The only way for my connection to ...
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Installing on a separate hard drive partition

I have two hard drives on my computer, one SSD with windows (C:) and another for storing documents (F:). I created a free space on F: to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. Can you confirm my ...
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Cannot get Windows boot option after ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 after which I cant use my Windows 7 in HP 8540w. I don’t see any option for Windows. I did opt for something different while partition. I created 3 partitions for /home, Linux ...
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Virtualisation of ubuntu on windows 7 64 bits

I have a computer with windows 7 and can build a windows 7 virtual machine. I am now trying to run ubuntu on this computer. I can't find any 64 bits vmx file for ubuntu. I've tried to find a ...
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Choosing OS grub screen not displaying

I installed Windows 7 after Ubuntu 14.04. I recovery GRUB, but when I start system the Grub window where I need to choose the OS not display, and Ubuntu loads by default. What did I do wrong?
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How do I get clean boot after fresh side by side install?

I was running Windows 7 Pro (32 bit) OS on my Dell Dimension 9100. I attempted to load (side by side) Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop. The install appeared to work properly into a 19 GB partition. When ...
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How do I fix a COM32 Error?

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu and it is a great operating system, don't get me wrong, but I want Windows 7. I saw that I can install it to a separate partition and I made the partition, but, ...
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Windows 7 boot failure after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer netbook a week or two ago which ran Windows 7 before the Ubuntu installation. I know that my question isn't the first of it's kind but I'm not the most seasoned ...
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Adding Win7 to Ubuntu through Ubuntu dual booting

I really need some step by step help here. I know I need to change the partitions of ubuntu to add my win7 boot up here. However, I have not been able to get this to work right. Problematic in that ...
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Windows 7 boot fail

My PC won't boot up. Windows 7 failed. I have no optical drive. I am using my netbook right now. Can I fix this with Ubuntu somehow? I wanted to drop Windows and run Linux Anyway. Error Codes: ...
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how to Installing

I am currently running windows 7 32bit and want to replace with ubuntu, how would one go about doing so (not that tecie so a step by step would be nice)? also could I revert back if needed?(on a ...
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ubuntu 14.04 will not boot after installing alongside windows 7

Initially, after the installation, i was only able to boot into windows 7 as normal. I installed Easybcd and put in the relevant info etc but it still will not boot into ubuntu... i have tried all ...
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Reinstall GRUB for multiple OS

On my PC, I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Mageia distribution. Recently I installed Windows 7 on a partition but could not get my grub back. I tried boot-repair but in vain and mageia is getting loaded. How ...
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“error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic” in vmware in windows

I have installed VMware Player in Windows 7 and then installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64) as a Virual OS inside the VMware Player. It was working before, but I don't know why it has stopped ...
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I lose the DVD drive after install [closed]

I'm trying to install Zorin 9 Ultimate 64 bit linux,(based on Ubuntu), to dual boot my Lenovo Ideapad Y710 laptop with Windows 7 64 bit. Once Zorin is installed and I'm able to access each operating ...
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How can I resolve the initramfs issue during installation of Ubuntu 14.10 with an ISO file (no USB, DVD)?

My system specs are: HP Probook 4445s, Windows 7 SP1, 64-bit, 4GB RAM, AMD A8-4500 APU I want to have both Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I am installing Ubuntu 14.10 from an ISO file. I would ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS without losing Windows 7 bootloader

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS alongside with Windows 7. But there is one issue that if I install Ubuntu, I will lose Windows 7 bootloader and it will replace GRUB bootloader instead of ...
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After Dual-Boot, Starting Ubuntu Ends At Purple Screen

I recently dual-booted my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. However, every time I try to start Ubuntu from Grub, it ends at a purple screen and the fan kicks on high. This is also the case when ...
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When I start my computer up i cant see my BIOS its either to fast or somethings wrong any soulutions? [closed]

I start my computer up like normal,oh and btw im trying to install windows 7, but i dont see the screen that says "push f8 to enter BIOS" Could this be Ubuntu causing this because before i installed ...
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Already dual booting windows and ubuntu but want to install latest ubuntu on another hard drive

so currently I'm already dual booting windows and ubuntu. I've bought a new hard drive where I want to install the latest ubuntu but I want to keep my current setup whilst I make the transition to my ...
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Install Ubuntu and Windows on the same pc [duplicate]

Some time ago I installed windows and ubuntu on the same pc. There was a problem and in grub boot loader, windows didn't appear, and I needed to reinstall all. Now I want to install windows and ...
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Windows after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I know that this question is asked a lot already, but i want to ask on more detail. I got a notebook which has 1 Solid-state Drive and 1 Hard-drive I got Ubuntu on Solid-state Drive. Can I install ...
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error bcap library not found

During compiling of reaver-wps in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on windows 7 32-bit host I received the error error : bcap library not found. I already installed sqlite3 , libsqlite3-dev , libcap-dev, ...
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Can´t boot win7

Today I installed Ubuntu on my computer. I created a partition for Ubuntu with 20gb and choose to install ubuntu on it. When the download finished I tried to boot up Ubuntu but it showed me a screen ...
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Attempted Dual Boot leads to BSOD

going to start off as most people do "im pretty new to linux & generally dont mess around with these things". Background: So i own a hp pavilion dv6 (windows 7) and set off on a mission to dual ...
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How to boot from a flash drive?

I've installed Ubuntu on a Surface (which no longer has windows). That was an accident. Now I am trying to reinstall Windows over Ubuntu. Eventually, I'd like to successfully dual-boot Windows and ...
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Win7 won't resume from sleep/hibernation

I read many posts about this problem, but most of them consider the user a linux expert who knows what he's talking about :/ I would really appreciate it if someone can solve this problem for a ...
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Why BIOS-booted Ubuntu detects Win7 while EFI-booted doesn't?

I recently tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a computer (not mine) which already had Windows 7 installed. When I tried to boot the Live USB in UEFI mode, the installer as well as os-prober both ...
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problem to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 (64-bit version, from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) on my computer where Windows 7 is already installed. I would like to have both Ubuntu and Windows 7 ...
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Installing Windows 7 alongside Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and I was wondering if it is possible to install also Windows 7 not by downgrading Windows 8.1 to Windows 7, but to have Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and ...
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unable to boot ubuntu grub menu appears [duplicate]

12.04 LTS with Windows 7 dual booted. I installed Ubuntu from windows 7 via WUBI so that I can dual boot both. When I try to boot Ubuntu the grub menu appears and I am not able to boot Ubuntu I ...
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Installing Windows 7 to usb that is bootable PLEASE HELP! [duplicate]

I have a Asus NoteBook with no DvD drive I want to install Windows 7(I currently have Ubuntu so im asking how to do it on Ubuntu) onto my 32 Gb USB WinUSB isn't working Neither is UnetBootIn Or all ...
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Can't access shared folder on Ubuntu from Windows 7

The server is running Ubuntu 14.04 and Samba is started with the following conf: [global] server string = Samba Server %v security = user dns proxy = no interfaces = lo eth1 wins support = yes ...
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Drive missing issues when INSTALLING WINDOWS from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hello i recently installed windows 8.1, i had windows 7 installed, but one of the updates from windows 8.1 corrupted my system and it was UN-fixable so i decided to format my hard drive and start from ...
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Partitions doesn't appear right way during installation

Previously I tried to install Ubuntu on my Laptop And selected install it longside Windows 7 and click install, then I shocked when I saw that all data of HDD has been deleted and become one partition ...
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KDE Samba share wont let me connect if i disable Guest Access

i run kubuntu 14.04 (kde 4.13) ad want to share a folder with a windows pc, but it should only be accessable with a username + password combination. What i have done: right klick the folder. ...
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Thunderbird profile on Ubuntu and windows 7

I am trying to use the same profile on Ubuntu and Windows 7. I moved the profile to a partition accessible by both systems. I can load it on windows 7 without any problem. Idem in Ubuntu. If I boot on ...
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Cannot boot Windows 7 after install Ubuntu 14.04

Of course, I know my question is very similar, but I tried some ways and it didn't work. Here is my problem: I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows 7 Ultimate. When at choosing partition for ...
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grub menu display “setparams…” content for any key

I have searched for many topic but none of them similar like my case (I think)! I have and ga-h81m-s2pv board with a SSD drive, USB keyboard/mouse. I change boot and storage BIOS setting to ...
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Can not move in mbr menu

I have Windows7 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed, but I can not access to Ubuntu. MBR start Windows only, without any menu. I have created a menu in GRUB for booting Windows or Ubuntu (tutorial Using ...
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Will Ubuntu and Win 7 dual boot [closed]

This is my first time here and I'm thinking of installing Ubuntu but I have a few questions: Will Ubuntu Dual-boot with Windows on the same drive? Will Ubuntu play my games (Star Wars the Old ...
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Always boot into Ubuntu, but with Windows option on restart

I'm not sure if this is possible - I've tried searching, but can't seem to find anything. I run a dual boot system, Trusty & Win 7 - being in the former about 98% of the time. Here's what I'd ...
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How can I install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu

I am currently using the latest version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I would like to install windows 7 alongside with Ubuntu. I saw a girl running windows 7 alongside ubuntu, when she turn on her computer, he ...
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Create Extended partition in the midst of two primary partition

My system is a dual boot windows7 and xubuntu. Here's a screenshot of my partition table in Gparted. Now I want to add another linux OS. I wanted to resize the /dev/sda3 and take 40GB for my new ...
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Unmounting dev/sda1 and downloading Ubuntu.iso problem

I am installing windows7 over ubuntu and i created bootable Windows USB, when i click install windows it says: "Windows Setup Cannot find a location to store temporary installation files. To ...
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unmounted dev/sda1 with root filesystem is not working out

Can you please help me how to unmount dev/sda1 manually? i tried sudo command in terminal but it didn't work. When i tried, it says. device is busy. in some cases useful info about processes that use ...
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Ubuntu USB Boot language problems

It doesn't look like this issue has been asked about before, so here goes. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 on a couple of small netbooks. These netbooks are currently running windows 7. I've ...
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Problem with partition (Ubuntu)

I created bootable USB Windows for my UBUNTU but when i installed it, it says: "Windows Setup Cannot find a location to store temporary installation files. To install Windows, make sure that a ...
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How to change OS from ubuntu to windows7

I bought an HP Laptop with Ubuntu OS. I want to change it into Windows 7. How to install windows7 using windows7.iso. Please help me what to do. step by step. Thank you guys. thank you guys.
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How to install Ubuntu on the HDD, with Windows 7 ultimate on the SSD

I'm a newbie on Ubuntu and up to now I use it from a permanent USB pendrive. Now I've decided to install it on my HDD. My PC has an SSD with Windows 7 Ultimate and a standard HDD that up to now I'm ...