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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Cant find hard drive in Ubuntu

So my computer already has Windows installed on a 1 TB hard drive and just purchased a 120 GB SSD that I believe is correctly installed. Last night I set the BIOS to automatically start to the SSD ...
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Ubuntu14.04 installed but no GUI

I have windows 7 64 bit on my system, I installed ubuntu 14.04 with help of daemon tools. everything runs smoothly and while booting of ubuntu , i seen a /tmp directory issue which ignore withI now ...
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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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Need Help with partitions and such Dual Booting 13.10 w/ windows 7

so I've spent the past couple days freaking out about this and looking for answers, and I decided to resort to asking on forums. probably should have before I wasted 2 entire days. so I am trying to ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

I already have Ubuntu and I want to dual boot windows alongside this beautiful operating system. Can I get a tutorial from someone where I don't have to re-install Ubuntu and start from scatch? Thank ...
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Unetbootin wont boot Win 7 [closed]

I made a boot-able Windows 7 USB via UNetbbootin and when i go to boot up, it gets stuck at the UNetbootin boot menu and it cant find "Default" so it just keeps repeating the "Will boot automatically ...
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USB blocking in windows via ubuntu server 12.04

I have a ubuntu server 12.04, and 2 windows 7 pc's, i have installed LDAP and i want to restrict the USb ports at the windows client pc's through ubuntu server. (jus like group policy enforcing in ...
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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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Ubuntu One doesn't show captcha in windows 7

I try to set up a new U1 account in W7. However, the sign on screen reports "There was a problem getting the captcha, reloading" - but nothing seems to happen. I tried it on two different computers ...
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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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Ubuntu installed via Wubi fails to boot after Windows 7 is run

Original posting started Sep 21: I am trying to use the Wubi installation process to create a Ubuntu 12.04 / Windows 7 dual boot setup on my Windows 7 machine (Dell Inspiron 17R). The installation ...
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How to use Remmina or any alternative to connect to windows 7?

I'm new here & I just tried to connect to windows 7 on my laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 on my pc. First i tried tsclient but i couldn't isntall it on Ubuntu 12.04. Then I tried Remmina. The problem now ...
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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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Question regarding dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7

I know there have been many questions regarding this topic, but I am going to put a bit of a different spin on it (hopefully). So I have a 500 GB hard drive, with some 438 free GB, all through ...
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Cant boot from USB [duplicate]

I tried to install ubuntu alongside with Windows 8, but for some reason, it just deleted the W8 installation. But now, i want windows back, because Wine cant emulate all programs, which is, of ...
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Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Boot error, UEFI system

First - yes, there are a bunch of similar questions. Trust me, if any of them had fixed this, I wouldn't be here. Alright. So I built my own PC, installed Windows 7 on it. I've been wanting to ...
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Can't make partition on ubuntu to install windows 7 [duplicate]

I tried to boot windous 7 but i can't i want on my windows 7 dvd and run "setup.exe" with wine and after a few seconds is showed me that i need to make space. see screenshot: ...
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Dual boot win7 ubuntu: win7 gone!

Recently I installed Ubuntu 64 after Win7 64. I used 'Try Ubuntu' to set the disk partition with ext4 and swap. But after I installed the Ubuntu, my windows system is gone. Even I used Boot-repair, I ...
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Can't acess windows files and folders after delete crash report[dual-boot 7 & 14.04]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 successfully. And I did access windows files and flowers from Ubuntu(i.e I can see every drives from 14.04). Few days ago I got problem that is ...
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How to install Windows 7 from install disk? [duplicate]

I was wondering how to re-install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 12.04. The install disk wont load when I boot the computer, and I can't seem to resize partitions from either GParted (see below) or 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 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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Disk error when installing Windows 7

I bought a new laptop, a HP Pavilion 15n-233tu. It had an Ubuntu 12.04 OS. When I was installing windows 7 it showed 2 partitions. One was labeled hp_tools so I left that one untouched, the other one ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 alongside Windows 7 Doesn't Do a thing?

Ok, so I got the newest Ubuntu iso and Burn it on a DVD. When i start my PC, the ubuntu installation begins and i get to the part where you have to choose how to install ubuntu. I select "Install ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on same HDD as windows 7, Windows 7 won't boot

I installed Ubuntu on the same hard drive as my Windows 7 (different partition ofcourse) Edit: Windows wouldn't boot and after trying to fix mbr with windows recovery console windows isn't recognized ...
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Lost my Windows 7 partition

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windowws 7. I had like 3 partitions (Windows 7, DATA files and Ubuntu 14.04) I'm so sad because I had hundreds of important files in my Data partition. Yesterday, ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot.

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have Windows 7 on my PC. I plan on doing a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. According to what I have read so far, by simply following the instructions on the Ubuntu ...
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dual boot problem Ubuntu14.04 and Windows 7 - windows won't start

I have problem with Ubuntu's bootloader. Ubuntu works fine, but when I try loading Windows, my screen goes half-black, half-purple with some semi-horizontal white lines, or just purple with those ...
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Windows 7/ Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot. Ubuntu not booting

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my formatted and partitioned external hard drive M: while Windows is my primary OS on C:. It said my installation was successful and it prompted a reboot of ...
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Setting up an anonymous public Samba Share to be accessed via Windows 7 and XBMC

So I should start by saying that I did this successfully less than a week ago and I had no trouble but I have since reformatted and reconfigured my server and now I'm having the hardest time ...
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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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Remmina RDP - No sound from remote Windows 7 computer - Ubuntu 13.10

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 computer from Ubuntu 13.10. I have the Sound setting in the Advanced tab of the Remote Desktop Preferences for my connection set to "Local - low quality". In my remote ...
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Purple screen after reinstalling grub multiple times

I recently dual booted my laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. I followed all the steps and now it seems Windows 7 only works when it wants to work. When it doesnt want to work it hangs on a ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu 10.04 (dual-boot)? [closed]

I have two operating systems windows 7(32bit) and ubuntu 10.04(32bit) (dual boot) in my PC. I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 8. But I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 10.04. I ...
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Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?

I have a windows 7 laptop with 2 drives on HDD both in NTFS, C drive, where windows is installed, and D drive where I store all my files (everything except windows system files and softwares). I want ...
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GRUB USB not working in windows 7

I have just re-installed Windows 7 in EFI mode (getting everything working in a new EFI enabled mode) and used boot-repair to get GRUB working again. However when booting into Windows, there is a ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7 on UEFI

I just built a new computer last week, and this weekend I got around to attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it besides Windows 7. This is my first experience really using UEFI, so I was a little ...
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unable to triple boot (windows+kali+ubuntu)?

i have Laptop with 500 GB HDD I already installed kali linux and windows 7 , but now want to install ubuntu 14.04 along kali and windows , but i am unable to triple boot , cannot select the free ...
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Bitlocker & Win7 on one partition, Ubuntu & encryption on another, same drive

I have a laptop with a 64GB SSD and 1TB regular drive. The 64GB SSD has Win7 installed on it. The 1TB drive is partitioned into 500GB as NTFS, 480GB for Ubuntu /, and the rest for Ubuntu swap. For ...
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Ubuntu One, windows 7 downloader, U1-files location

This should be a ridiculous question, but I bet someone else will also need it answered. I recently downloaded the Ubuntu One, Windows 7 downloader (to get all of my files off of U1). The downloader ...
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Grub rescue unknown filesystem nothing happens

I'm totally new here and have nook idea of the whole system. My problem: I installed Ubuntu 3 months ago on my PC next to my Windows 7. I haven't got much time to learn about it and I needed the ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 installation doesn't show options to dual-boot with windows 7

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 64bit to my Acer am3400 and dual-boot with windows 7. My hard drive already has four partitions: two small ones, the windows 7 and an empty D partition, about the ...
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Install windows7

I had windows7 when I bought my laptop. However, because I want to learn about linux and ubuntu so I decided to install to ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop; but I accidentally overwrote my windows7 as well. ...
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install windows after installing ubuntu and kali? [duplicate]

Hello have dual boot my laptop Running Kali linux 1.0.7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For some Application i need windows,As wine does not support that apps and not have sufficient RAM to run windows in virtual ...
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Ubiquity is not recognizing existing partition while trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

So I'm using Ubuntu live CD to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 but it doesn't recognize partitions. Here is sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 640.1 GB, 640135028736 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with EasyBCD (Grub4DOS) [duplicate]

Setting up Windows Boot Manager to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 was not an easy task. For awhile, I was using the computer's motherboard boot option to boot to that specific drive that had ...
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What Ubuntu version should I use [duplicate]

What Ubuntu version should I use? Here are the specs. Intel Celeron 2.80Ghz Processor LGA775 socket motherboard (Asus P5PE-VM) 2GB RAM 80GB Hard Drive Intel 865G + Intel ICH5 Chipset Intel Extreme ...
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Is it okay to use a ntfs partition for data to be accessed by windows 7 and ubuntu? [duplicate]

Constantly, I use windows and ubuntu and need to access files on both systems. It sucks to be copying files back and forth and sometimes I forget some file and I have to restart several times. To ...
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How to increase storage memory in my system(14.04)(installed alongside Windows 7)?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 by selecting 30GB approximately. Now I want to increase storage memory with out affecting both Ubuntu and Windows. I saw this question, but I can't ...