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1answer
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot Problems?

How do I get drivers for my Compaq CQ45 laptop, I need lan drivers and i have already fixed wifi on both partitions. Also how do I get the options to select ubuntu and W7, it automatically boots to ...
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1answer
46 views

Installing (any) Windows after Ubuntu - UEFI problem? [closed]

I'm a happy Ubuntu user, but I want to install WinXP, Win7 OR Win8 in dual boot in order to play Guild Wars 2. From all I've read, it seemed like a straightforward process: Create empty NTFS ...
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0answers
187 views

How to fix “smpboot: Booting Node 0, processors #1” - will coreboot or UEFI help?

I am running a dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP dv7t-4100 PC, with grub2 reinstalled through boot-repair in Linux. Occasionally I cannot boot into Linux - and even have trouble in Windows. ...
6
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1answer
311 views

No USB Devices picked up on restart to windows 7 from ubuntu

I have dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 13.10 on efi Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 ultrabook. My devices are recognized well in Ubuntu. If I reboot the system (i,e switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7) and start ...
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1answer
151 views

Triple boot OSX, Win7, Linux - broke my Win 7 install [closed]

Note, this is not really an Ubuntu question but I expect there are lots of smart Linux gurus here that may know the answer - so please excuse my posting here: I'm desperately needing help: I've had a ...
1
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1answer
546 views

Dual boot Windows 7 64-bit Ubuntu Studio 13.10 64-bit Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 AMD FX-8350 UEFI secure boot

I am setting up a new machine with ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 with the latest firmware AMD FX-8350 AMD64 and would like to do a dual boot with Windows 7 64-bit and Ubuntu Studio 13.10 64-bit. After ...
0
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1answer
747 views

Why can't I boot from my windows 7 usb device? (usb install) [on hold]

Computer has windows 8 installed initially. Installed Ubuntu. Couldn't get to windows anymore, so I trashed the partition and figured I would start over with Windows 7. I made a bootable windows 7 usb ...
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3answers
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Dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and Windows 7 Ultimate N x64?

I'm having trouble installing alongside my Win 7 Ubuntu 13.10. It's not the first time I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows but this time, during the installation, when I get to where you'r supposed to pick ...
0
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2answers
559 views

Can't install Ubuntu and Windows 7 x64 on same system - MBR UEFI issue

I'm trying to install Windows 7x64 and Ubuntu 13.04 x64 side by side on a laptop. I've successfully installed each on the laptop. However, when Windows is installed and I try to install ubuntu it ...
0
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1answer
600 views

Dual boot Ubuntu (GPT bios disk) and Win 7 (MBR disk) [SOLVED]

I have a new MSI motherboard (UEFI), being used in UEFI+legacy mode, with two disks, one Ubuntu ( primary disk - GPT with bios_grub flag on ) and Windows 7 in the 2nd disk (MBR partition). And I'm ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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1answer
119 views

Grub is unable to detect Windows

I installed Ubuntu and windows 7 in UEFI mode, but Grub is unable to detect windows. I ran boot repair, and here are the contents of the boot info file
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1answer
74 views

Dual HDD; reinstalled windows and now can't go past boot screen logo

So I have a three drive set up. 1 SSD (Windows 7), 1 HDD (Windows 7 storage), 1 HDD (Ubuntu 12.04). I was not thinking and reinstalled Windows and messed it up. If I have the Ubuntu HDD disconnected, ...
0
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3answers
617 views

Windows 7/Ubuntu installed on seperate drives, get Invalid EFI message when selecting Windows at boot

I recently decided to take the plunge with Linux, by installing what I understand is the most user friendly of the distributions, Ubuntu. I had a spare HDD going, after switching to an SSD for my Win ...
0
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1answer
422 views

os-prober doesn't show my Windows 7 partition

I'm having a problem installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS UX31A alongside Windows 7; I tried to launch os-prober in my Terminal and the only option I get is /dev/sda5:Windows Recovery Environment ...
0
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0answers
224 views

UEFI and RAID1 nightmare

1 CPU: AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6Ghz Socket AM3+ 125W 8-core RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance LP 16Gb (4x4Gb) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1866 CML16GX3M4A1866C9B Mobo: ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AMD 970 PSU: Thermaltake TR2 ...
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0answers
340 views

Invalid EFI file path to Windows 7

I recently installed on my computer (along to Windows 7) the Ubuntu 12.04 I downloaded rEFind software that I could work with both systems (and it worked just fine) I updated the Ubuntu to the newest ...
0
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1answer
401 views

Multiboot Win 7, Ubuntu + Linux on UEFI system

I am quite happy and content today. Yesterday I was able to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my VAIO-S Windows 7 machine from 2012 with UEFI and secure-boot. I've failed several times, but using the ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Dualboot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on UEFI Unable to Boot to Ubuntu

Here is the layout of my disk: /dev/sda1 (EFI partition) /dev/sda2 (Recovery partition) /dev/sda3 /dev/sda4 (Windows 7 partition -- boot) /dev/sda5 (/boot) /dev/sda6 (swap) /dev/sda7 (/) I have ...
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1answer
34 views

How “Alongside Windows” option works?

I have Windows 7. Two partition with ntfs, one of them installed with windows 7. Also there's 100 gb unallocated area in my hard drive. So If i choose "alongside windows" is it using my unallocated ...
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1answer
18k views

“/ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr” error

I am having some problems with my new laptop ASUS N76VM. I have read up on the problem for the past couple of days, as it seem to be UEFI related. First, I tried to use the WUBI installer and since ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu does not load after installing it alongside Windows [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.04 and I chose to install 'alongside windows 7'. After installation and restart, Windows 7 loaded but there is no sign that Ubuntu is actually installed. Windows 7 is ...
3
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2answers
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No GRUB after Ubuntu install

The main issue of the problem is that i can't load Ubuntu 12.10 desktop - i386 after install near win7basic (windows 7 was preinstalled on my laptop). I've tried manual reconfiguring of file system, ...
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3answers
4k views

Windows 7 doesnt boot after installing Ubuntu 12.10 (Asus Zenbook Prime / UEFI problem)

Today I installed Ubuntu and since then i cannot boot into Windows anymore. I used the "standard" option (didnt change any partitions manually, just entered the size) but used the UEFI-mode. At first ...
2
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2answers
493 views

Dual Boot (Ubuntu and Windows 7) on a RAID SSD's with UEFI [duplicate]

I recently bought an Sony Vaio SVS13A1V9EB, which has a RAID between two 64 GB SSDs and a Hybrid-graphics. (Major Issue) I want to have Windows 7 (It is preinstalled) and Ubuntu on this notebook i.e. ...
2
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1answer
4k views

grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1

I'm trying to add windows 7 for my new 12.10 grub bootloader. None of the things worked out; such as .. copying bootx64.efi methods, I'm getting this output: grub-probe --target=fs_uuid ...
5
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2answers
10k views

Invalid EFI file path

i've just installed Ubuntu 12 on my new laptop ( with Win7 64bit pre installed ) in EFI mode and now i can't load Win7 anymore ( Ubuntu just loads fine from grub ). When i select the Windows 7 entry ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on UEFI laptop

I have a notebook pre-installed with Windows7 and I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it following the standard installation steps in the installation image. The only problem is that on reboot the machine ...
5
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4answers
24k views

Dual boot UEFI Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 (both 64 bits). W7 entry doesn't appear in GRUB

After trying to install both OS during 2 days, I'm confused and getting mad... I have SSD 128 GB and HDD 500 GB both empty. My laptop is Asus K55VM. BIOS support UEFI. What I have done: Install new ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04 UEFI dualboot Win7

I have new laptop Asus N76 with 500GB HDD and 256 SSD. Windows 7 is installed on HDD with partitions: /dev/sda1 fat32 200MB boot (GPT) /dev/sda2 unknown 128MB msftres /dev/sda3 ntfs 94GB ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Comprehensive guide to install Ubuntu 12.10 x64 after Windows 7 on UEFI and GPT disk [closed]

My laptop is currently running Windows 7 64-bit on a GPT disk. Instead of BIOS, the laptop also uses UEFI. After googling around, I cannot find any guide for this problem (maybe my googling skill is ...
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6answers
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Configure Dual Boot, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with or without EFI

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop with Windows 7 but I don't get to boot from Ubuntu. First, during the installation I made these partitions (may be too many): /dev/sda1 FAT32 SYSTEM ...
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1answer
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Installing 12.04 on a system with windows 7 and UEFI

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (64bits) next to a windows 7 preinstalled system. I have found some troubles during the process. Windows 7 partitions are like shown in figure [a link] ...
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2answers
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Another “Windows 7 entry missing from Grub2” Question

Like many before me had the following problem that after installing Ubuntu (with windows 7 already installed), the grub boot loader wouldnt show windows 7 as a boot option, though i can boot fine if I ...