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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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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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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Will upgrading to windows 10 affect my dual boot?

I'm currently running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. I want to upgrade to Windows 10, but I would like my Ubuntu to be untouched. How do I go about it?
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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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GRUB still showing windows 7 boot instead of windows 10

So, I have dual boot on my notebook which are Ubuntu and Windows 7. But recently, I upgraded my windows 7 to windows 10. But when I startup my notebook, it still shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why cannot Ubuntu 12.04 detect windows 7 (dual boot)

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows 7. I only have one hard drive (1TB), and I first installed window 7 on one partition. Now there are about 500GB unlocated space on the disk, ...
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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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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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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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Stuttering virtualbox sound with windows 7 guest and UBUNTU host

I have installed a Windows 7 as virtualbox-guest. My Ubuntu works as host. The sound is stuttering ugly. I tried to change that by changing the Audio-Controller to ICH AC97 and install the driver ...
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Cross-platform non-ASCII symbols in filenames with TrueCrypt

I have a TrueCrypt volume created under Windows 7. Some folders and file names contain Cyrillic symbols. When mounting the volume in Ubuntu 10.10, I see question marks instead of those letters. Is ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu hangs at purple screen

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today. After the reboot I selected Ubuntu and it kept hanging at the purple screen. No error message was shown. The liveCD went fine and the installation was successful. I ...
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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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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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Ubuntu can see network work group but can't see Ubuntu from windows

Sorry to be a complete noob, just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to get things up and running. Goal: To connect several drives to my Ubuntu, very old, laptop. This will act as a NAS serving up ...
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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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Booting Android with GRUB, but how?

I have a small problem. I have seven partitions: Device Boot Begin End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 206848 219013119 109403136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT <-- ...
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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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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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Dual Boot: GRUB disappeared, boot-repair not working and linux partition cannot be accessed

I'm trying to fix a friend's computer. He uses Win7 and ubuntu 14.04 dual boot and ran "secure boot", which seems to have caused major damage: afterwards, GRUB wouldn't show up and the computer booted ...
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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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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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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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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 install doesn't detect Windows 7 for dual boot

I've used Linux in the past and really want to install it on my current computer alongside my current OS, Win 7 64-bit. However, when I try (various methods) from the 12.04 liveCD, it can't seem to ...
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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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Ubuntu under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I ...