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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Lost windows boot option after running boot repair

I've just installed Trusty alongside Windows 7. I'd added a 50 GB ext4 partition on sda3 and 36 GB swap on sda4. An Ubuntu boot option didn't show up, so I downloaded and ran boot repair, installing ...
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How to completely remove/delete Ubuntu OS and reinstall Windows7? [duplicate]

I need help, on how to delete Ubuntu OS and reinstall Windows7. I have a Windows7 Installer-Image-CD, but I don't know the steps on reformatting my Ubuntu partition and reinstalling Windows. Can ...
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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7, I Can only boot ubuntu through recovery mode

I want to become a new user of Ubuntu, however this problem is preventing me. I have/had Window 7 professional on my computer. I recently looked into getting linux. I discovered dual-booting and ...
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Operating System not Found after installing Ubuntu in a Sony Vaio

I just bought a Sony Vaio SVS15115FLB that came with Windows 7, after enjoying the PC graphic power for a little, I decided it was time to install Ubuntu 12.04. First, I inserted a USB stick, ...
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Serious installation problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop installer, extracted it and ran the wubi.exe as an administrator. An error window opened, saying: "The ...
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Upgrade or replace a Wubi installation?

I've got Windows 7 with Wubi 11.10 installed. I would like to upgrade to 12.04 but I'm not sure what the best path would be. I'm not skilled enough to use Ubuntu all the time, and my iPhone requires ...
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Can't boot win7 after installing ubuntu 12.04 how can i restore my win7?

I use flash disk to install my ubuntu 12.04 under win7 system, however i made a stupid mistake when I later know that I cant choose install ubuntu alongside with win7 (should choose advanced mode), ...
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ubuntu 13.10 kernel panic not syncing vfs while trying to installing

I like to ask about the installation of Ubuntu 13.10. I have burn it in my dvd and boot from my dvd drive, after a couple of seconds there is a purple screen and a small rectangle and a human being ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 running very slowly on vmware with w7 host

I am using a Win7 host and Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware. I have set the guest RAM to almost 3000MB for Ubuntu and the Win7 host machine has 8GB RAM. Ubuntu 12.04 is running very slowly on this situation. ...
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Falied to to create a bootable USB stick

When I tried to create a bootable USB stick using Startup Disk Creator in my Ubuntu 13.10 My source is a Windows 7 After 77% of conclusion appear this message in a file below
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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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Install Ubuntu on Second Internal Drive fully seperate from Windows

Let's say I have Drive C:, and Drive D:. Drive C: has Windows 7 on it, and Drive D: is currently completely empty. I would like to install Ubuntu on Drive D: without adding a bootloader/GRUB to the ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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ubuntu 13.10 can't detect windows 7 and NTFS partition

I have already windows -7 installed on my PC. and I want to install ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows-7 . but while installing ubuntu, it doen't give me option to install ubuntu alongside windows and ...
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Is there an RDP client that can work with a dual monitor setup?

I have a Windows Hyper-V Server setup. On the Hyper-V Server we have Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit installed. On Ubuntu it comes with Remmina RDP client by default. I like the default RDP client, however I ...
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windows partition deletion and adding it to ubunu

hie,I have installed ubuntu 13.10 along with windows 7. I'v deleted one of my windows drive (E:) through some app "disks" in ubuntu.But as i do 'create a new partition' with type chosen as ext4.It ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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On what partition is Ubuntu installed?

I want to reinstall windows 7, but I don’t know where Ubuntu is installed. I want to format the windows 7 partition to remove all existing files, but I am afraid I will remove Ubuntu by accident. I ...
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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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Step by step instructions to install dual-boot ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7

Everytime I try to install ubuntu, I end up messing up something :( I have a windows 7 machine. I want to dual boot this with ubuntu on it. 600 GB for windows ( I play games ;) ) and 400 GB for ...
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How do I access files on my Windows partition from Ubuntu?

I'm new to how Ubuntu works and installed it yesterday alongside Windows 7, but in doing so I have created a few problems. I have partitions for Windows, Ubuntu, System Recovery, and storage for all ...
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How to add ubuntu 13.10 to windows boot manager when easyBCD will not work?

Basically I am having difficulty adding Ubuntu to my windows boot manager. I have downloaded easyBCD and followed the steps to add it yet it insists that the files are not there. Here are the steps ...
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Ubuntu install option “Install alongside Windows 7” is missing

I have installed Windows 7 and now I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. While doing the installation, after some steps I am not getting the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" option in the ...
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Ubuntu not seeing Windows 7 in bootloader

While I was installing Ubuntu I unplugged my Windows 7 HDD so I wouldn't accidentally partition it. I installed Ubuntu, shut off my computer, plugged back the HDD, rebooted (and using the BIOS boot ...
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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 ...
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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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Can't access Ubuntu's shared folders from Windows 7

In Ubuntu Maverick, I've shared some folders using the Nautilus "Sharing Options" GUI. I can see them from Windows 7, but when I try to access them (from Windows) it asks for a username and ...
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How to access the Windows 7 shared folders

I'm a little new to Ubuntu, but I'm lovin' it so far :) I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed om my older desktop and connected with a wire. My (newer) laptop has windows 7 running and has all my music. I'd ...
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No os detected after Ubuntu install

New to linux and trying to set up everything. So i had Win 7 before, i made a partition for win, it created smaller one for its data, around 100 mb. And a partition for linux that I will use later. So ...
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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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Opening Ubuntu Error

I just downloaded ubuntu using wubi.exe on Windows 7. Whenever I start up my computer, I see the Windows Boot Manager with two options - Windows or Ubuntu. I try opening Ubuntu, which leads me to the ...
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Printer shared via Ubuntu stops being visible after restart of server machine or client machine

I have setup CUPS and Samba server on linux machine which has a hp deskjet 6122 printer attached via usb. I have also managed to install this shared printer on other windows 7 machine via LAN network. ...
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How to prevent my Windows on the other HDD from being added to the boot menu when doing update-grub?

It seems that when sometimes I do apt-get upgrade, update-grub is automatically invoked. My problem is that I have two HDDs on my laptop/PC. Ubuntu, as well as a 64-bit Windows 8.1, is installed on ...
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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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Unable to boot into Windows after deleting Window entry in boot menu.

I installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. After a reboot, my computer booted into Windows 7. I used EasyBCD to add an Ubuntu boot menu entry, and after rebooting there were 2 choices for me: Windows and ...
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After boot-repair “Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7. Because I could only boot Windows 7 I started Ubuntu live again from the DVD and ran boot repair. Now the Computer is not able to boot anything. The ...
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How To Edit/Add/Delete/Rename Files/Folders In Ubuntu Server Using FileZilla?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" on my server and "Windows7-SP1" On my PC. Now I want to edit, add, delete, rename my files and folders in server using FTP. For this purpose, I installed "FileZilla ...
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I got ubuntu 13.10 just the way I like, how can I dual boot windows 7 without messing with ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I guess I need to set up a "dual boot" but when I do my research on google, all I get is how to install Ubuntu on windows. I already have ubuntu 13.10. I love it. I'm going to be using it for 90% ...
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Windows 7 won't boot from GRUB

I intially had Windows XP. Later I got Windows 7 and after that Ubuntu 13.04. Then i thought of getting rid of XP part. So I used the DiskPart utility and deleted that partition. But when i tried to ...
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How to remove Ubuntu partition from Windows 7? Which partition is it? [duplicate]

A similar question has been asked here: How do I remove my Ubuntu partition from Windows 7 and reuse the space?, and I've used the advice that was posted. However, I still can't figure out which 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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lost my around 100GB hard drive since i installed ubuntu on windows7 and formatted

I'am unable to find my around 100GB hard drive. After installation of ubuntu 11.04 on Windows 7, I had to format and boot windows 7.I have formatted all of my drives, but after that i lost 100gb space ...
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Wanted: In-depth guide to virtualizing existing Windows 7 partition with VirtualBox

I would like an in-depth guide to virtualizing an existing Windows 7 partition (with VirtualBox), as all the instructions I have found online are either incomplete, imperfect,vaguely worded, or out of ...
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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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GRUB doesn't see Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 12.04

So, this is my first time installing Ubuntu on my hard drive, and I'm running into some problems. Until a couple of hours ago, I had 4 partitions in my hard drive: XP, Vista and 7 installations, ...
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Windows 7 hangs up after Ubuntu dual-boot installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 using the Linux Live USB creator to create a live USB and then booting/installing from that drive. Everything seemed to go smoothly. I first tested booting Ubuntu ...
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Windows XP VM or Windows 7 VM?

I've got an HP laptop with 750 GB ROM,4 GB RAM,a dual-core processor with 2.4 GHz and it's running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use VirtualBox to make a Windows XP/7 Virtual Machine,but I don't know which ...
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...