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Dual boot w7/ubuntu 14.04 seperate ssd's upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 now windows will not boot

So today I decided to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I had a dual boot setup with W7 and ubuntu. The OS's where on seperate SSD's. I chose to remove 12.04 and install 14.04. At first I had some ...
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Extended Ubuntu partition taking more than it should

Consider the following picture, As I understand from my research, partition 0 is an extended partition which doesn't exist physically, but it's only a partition that includes more logical ...
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Installation problems of Ubuntu via virtualBox in my windows 7 64 bit

I am really unhappy while installing Ubuntu 14.4.01 via virtualBox in my windows 7 Professional 64 bit operating system. ***I am using VirtualBox-4.3.14-95030-Win I am finding these problems while ...
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Would I get back all of HD memory if I remove partitioned-Ubuntu from my Windows system?

I've a system with this configuration : - Dell Vostro 1015 laptop built Sept 2011 - Intel Core2 Duo processor @ 2 Ghz frequency - 64-bit memory - 320 GB HDD - integrated graphics - WiFi & ...
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What is the problem in wubi.exe for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version for my Windows 7 64-Bit machine as there was no separate link on ubuntu site for only wubi.exe. The package had wubi.exe. I executed wubi.exe and on ...
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How to install Windows 7 on the same partition as Ubuntu 12.04 ie. dual boot?

I have a Dell Vostro 3000 Series with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I want to keep the Ubuntu and install Windows 7 Ultimate along with it. The partition on which Ubuntu is installed is the only one ...
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Windows install (media drivers) [closed]

I have been trying to install windows 7 64bit onto my Ubuntu 12.04 machine for quite awhile. I succeeded in installing the win7 64bit iso onto my usb via unetbootin-linux-494 and formating the usb ...
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1answer
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How to extend/increase ubuntu disk space on a dual boot win7/ubuntu 12.4 [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition (un used). 20 GB - Ubuntu ...
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3answers
61 views

Installing 2 versions of Ubuntu on same hard drive?

I have a dilemma and I don't know what to do. Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed along side Windows 7 64 bit and everything works wonderfully. I recently started a course about ...
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2answers
164 views

Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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1answer
23 views

Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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I can't access windows 7 dual boot with 12.04

I'm hoping it's not all gone. I have tried boot-repair -- http://paste.ubuntu.com/7780801/ I had a windows recovery partition, but I can't access that. Only Ubuntu in grub. GParted screenshot: ...
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1answer
48 views

How to reinstall Mac OS X 10.9? [closed]

First, here's what happened: I had OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed on my MacBook Pro. Then I wiped the operating system to get Windows 7 instead. After that, I went to install Ubuntu 12.04, but while ...
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Can't view or access files saved to storage partition from Ubuntu in Windows 7 partition

I recently set up a dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on my new Thinkpad T440s. I have a 1TB HDD for most stuff and a 16GB SSD as a caching drive. I followed this tutorial for the dual boot ...
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1answer
52 views

From Ubuntu, Change Default Boot OS -Dual Boot

I have a Dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu). Currently the default OS on startup is Ubuntu. I want to change the Default Boot OS from Ubuntu to Windows (Ubuntu-> Windows) i.e. on Startup Windows ...
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Windows 7 en dual boot with Ubuntu i havent' the menu

i have installed ubuntu 12 and i have this: i have installed windows 7 and i have this then i lost ubuntu i have done like in this video youtube.com/watch?v=sxZRjjPjic8 so i get ubuntu and ...
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How to access the localhost which is in windows?

I am having two machines one is installed with UBUNTU and another one with WINDOWS 7. In Ubuntu installed LAMP & in windows installed WAMP Here my question How to access the localhost in ...
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How To make gnome look like windows 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering that how can I make gnome look like windows 7/8. I have the icons and themes but is there a task bar available to make it look completely like windows 7?
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How to make a ISO image from a Bootable DVD in windows? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. And I want to install ubuntu 12.04 to my new Notebook PC. It has no DVD-ROM so I wanna make *.iso file so I can install it fom a usb. I have the Ubuntu 12.04 bootable DVD. How to ...
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1answer
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third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
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1answer
34 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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1answer
80 views

I am trying to share a file between windows 7 (host) and Ubuntu 12.04.4 (guest), using Virtual Box 4.3.12

I have put the folder (winshare), it has some data in it, that I need under Virtual Machine---Settings---Shared Folders---Machine Folders, and in Ubuntu I have created the directory ~/media/winshare. ...
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177 views

Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect

Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5742-7645 laptop with 4GB memory, Intel Core i3 processor, Intel HD ...
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Upgrading current version of Ubuntu, on a multi boot system.

I find that I'm unable to upgrade the existing version of Ubuntu on my multiboot system (Windows 7 on the other half of the partition). Can I simply do a clean install from within the partition?
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Booting sequence in dual boot environment - Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04

Until recently, I was able to progress without a problem in a single hard drive Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot environment. The boot menu would prompt whether one wanted to load Windows 7 or ...
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Install 14.04 LTS from 11.04 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 11.04 installed in my PC. Now, the system does not allow me to update or upgrade anything. So, I would like to use one of your LTS version. I prefer 14.04, as it is new. I am having a ...
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1answer
194 views

Use windows laptop as second screen to Ubuntu laptop

I'm using Ubuntu & I want to use my old windows 7 laptop as second monitor. I've come across a couple of questions around similar issue but none that are specific to my configuration. I'd really ...
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File transfer Ubuntu to Windows

I am trying to transfer a large amount of files from Ubuntu to Windows 7 (my music library, ~70gb). I put the files on an external HDD. From Ubuntu, I can see all the files. From windows, about ~1000 ...
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1answer
102 views

What to do if Ubuntu 12.04 does not detect Windows 7 during installation

I am now facing a problem in installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows 7. First of all, here is my pc configuration: Intel desktop board DB75EN, Intel i-5 3450 processor, 1 TB Western Digital ...
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1answer
41 views

Install Grub in Windows manually? [duplicate]

'm shayne. I am using windows 7. And also I used Ubuntu 12.4. But I had to reinstall Windows 7 and now the grub has gone. Can I install grub here logging in windows? If so how could I do it?
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 dual-boot menu missing

i shrinked my E: drive and made a free space, i choosed "install ubuntu alongside windows 7", it installed on the free space, installing finsished but i dont have the grub menu, but ubuntu is ...
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Connecting Ubuntu machine to a windows ad-hoc network

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine. After I enter the ...
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0answers
22 views

I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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1answer
131 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installer does not recognize Windows 7

I have been struggling with this for about 10 days with no luck. So after numerous installs of both OSs I now feel I need some help. I know there are many versions of this question posted already but ...
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0answers
30 views

How to connect to a windows shared printer?

I am new to Linux. Just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS to replace Windows XP. The only thing I can't get to work is connecting to a windows 7 shared printer. Is this possible? I got it to work. I ...
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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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Can't Install to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and windows 7, says “Restart to continue”

I can't install ubuntu because it says "restart to continue" on the selection "Install Ubuntu inside FreeDOS". How do you solve this kind of problem? AFAIK that should be "Install Ubuntu alongside ...
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1answer
92 views

Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 boot problem with Windows 7 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 on a separate partition with Windows 7 as my Primary OS (installed first) I let Ubuntu do the distribution of the partition under the "Install Side-by-side" option When ...
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1answer
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Using an already setup RAID 1 array on Ubuntu 12.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a separate HDD to dual boot with Window 7 x64. My Windows install is on an SSD and my system includes two 3TB Seagate drives in Raid 1. Raid is provided by the ...
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287 views

Windows 7 hangs at grub's purple screen when dual booting

I have installed a new laptop (Lenovo Z510) for dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 64 bit. After several trials it now works, but I have a strange effect. I always enter the Grub purple screen ...
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Installing 12.04 without removing 11.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my computer alongside Windows 7. Is it possible to also dual-boot 12.04? If not, will I need to overwrite the previous version of Ubuntu?. If so how can I do it?
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Help with dual-boot partitioning [duplicate]

First off, I want to set up my laptop to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I've already backed up all the stuff I don't want to lose. I've done a clean install of Windows 7 and gotten rid of all ...
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1answer
67 views

Need advice installing Ubuntu on 2nd storage drive for windows 7 computer

Basically I have 2 drives on my pc. One SSD with win 7 OS and most apps it would utilize. My 2nd drive is a 1TB SATA 3 that only has basically steam apps and a few odds and ends like downloads. I ...
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108 views

Problems installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 with wubi

Somebody please help :( have no idea what i'm doing wrong.. I installed the wubi.exe file en when i try to install i get this error. 03-05 13:53 ERROR TaskList: Error executing command ...
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1answer
397 views

Does ubuntu make computer heat up more than windows? [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 for a year now and I mostly use ubuntu 12.04. I had heating problems sine the beginning while I was using ubuntu but by trial and error I managed to decrease it to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer not detecting windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongisde windows 7 which is already installed on my computer. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430s. When I perform a live boot of Ubuntu from a flash drive, I am able to ...
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2answers
46 views

Install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop right now and I also want Windows 7. I want to dual boot. I am unable to partition the disk because it's not possible to shrink the hard-drive. I saw a couple of ...
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1answer
104 views

What programs can I use to burn a Windwos 7 iso on a USB? [duplicate]

WinUSB keeps on freezing. Unetbootin doesn't work, and neither does Tuxboot. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu: last step problem with EasyBCD

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop that had pre-installed Windows 7. The computer has one hard drive (1 TB SSD), which contained the following partitions: 2GB = system partition, (no letter ...