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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Windows not showing on Grub menu & won't load without USB thumb drive attached

I recently installed windows 7 alongside my Ubuntu installation but am having some trouble getting things to boot properly. There are two issues (probably related).. First thing is that there just ...
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windows7 doesnt boot after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have Installed Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) after installing windows7. Now the problem is that when I choose Windows7 loader in dual boot options, it just restarts again back to dual boot menu. I am able to ...
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Dualboot WIN7 <--> Ubuntu 16.04 after starting win7 GRUB wont load/work

Windows was installed first. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a live USB and everything worked. Laptop started and GRUB showed up with options to boot into Ubuntu or Windows 7. When booting into ...
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Can't change display resolution : nVidia GT610

I was using Win7. But on Ubuntu 16.04 I get bad performance in every single game, no matter how old it is. So I thought I could add a lower custom resolution to improve the performance. Tried ...
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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Triple Boot: Win 7, Win 10, Ubuntu: How to uninstall Win 7 without disturbing Grub and Win 10 Boot Loader?

As the question states. I'd like to completely remove my Windows 7 OS partition, and maintain the other two Os'es, i.e. Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I know that issues can arise that disturb the boot ...
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Windows 10 disables drive access?

I had installed windows 7 on one drive, and ubuntu 14.04 on another external drive. I always had full access on my third drive, that is used for all the other stuff, games, images, etc. Yesterday I ...
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What is the best way to upgrade to Windows 10 on dual-boot machine? [duplicate]

I have a dual-boot desktop Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04. The computer was supplied with Windows 7 installed and UEFI disabled for me to install Linux, which I eventually succeeded in doing. Later I ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 dual-boot installed after installing Windows 7

Previous issues: My laptop has had a rough year. It is an Asus F555L and originally had windows 8.1 in it. Two months ago it had the infamous 100% disk usage issue which I could not solve after a ...
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install win7 theme to ubuntu 16.04

I'm totally new to ubuntu, installed version 16.04 and having trouble finding my way out. tried just about all possible way to make ubuntu look like windows 7. every way I tried was missing something, ...
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Create Windows 7 bootable usb without unetbootin, winusb, or ms-sys?

How can I create a bootable windows 7 usb without Unetbootin, winusb, or ms-sys? It is the windows 7 ultimate sp1 disc. I have tried the following: using gparted, create ntfs partition manually ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 upgrade to Windows 10 failed

I attempted to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 10 on a dual-boot ASUS U56E laptop. After about five hours of download/prep/install, like many other people, I found myself presented with the grub ...
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Mic input ignored in Win7 HVD running from Ubuntu 15, 16, but not 14

I originally asked this on "Unix & Linux", but it makes more sense here. Sorry if this is a duplicate for you. The actual symptom I'm seeing is on Windows 7, but I think the root cause is in ...
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How to remove from Windows 7 old kernels if I didn't manage to install Ubuntu?

So I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop that runs Windows 7, but the installation crashed and now I can't install it because it says the disk is full ( it isn't, I read that it's because of ...
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Xrdp login failed

I Am trying to login to Ubuntu machine from windows using RDP. Installed xrdp and tight vnc but while connecting am getting following error xrdp_mm_process_login_response:login failed Steps ...
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Dualboot with 2 seperate harddrives. HD1 has Ubuntu 14.04 HD2 has Windows7

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on my PC, both 64 bit. The way I use it, is to turn off the PC, connect the Ubuntu HD if I want to use Ubuntu. If I want to use Windows, I disconnect the Ubuntu ...
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Have dual boot Win7 & Mint 17.3, how to install Ubuntu over Mint?

I have a laptop that currently dual boots Windows 7 and Mint 17.3. I want to try Ubuntu and want to replace Mint with Ubuntu. Is there a way to do this without destroying Windows? Thanks!
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WiFi driver from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 16.4

I've got the WiFi driver for Windows 7, how do I install the .exe file for Ubuntu 16.4 ? I've used ndiswrapper but the page seems out of date. Any suggestions?
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Installed Ubuntu due to Windows 7 failure, need to save windows data drive

I am a first time Ubuntu user. I have installed Ubuntu due to my Windows 7 did not want to boot up (tried safe mode, command line, boot disk, boot from usb....etc. ) On my Windows 7 setup, I have ...
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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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Is there an Ubuntu Solitaire that works like the Windows 7 game?

my aunt needs a new laptop and I suggested to buy one for her and set it up with Xubuntu. She has been using Windows 7 so far, mostly for internet and office work. However, she has developed a certain....
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How to restore Windows 7 MBR without a CD

I have been playing with Ubuntu for a few weeks now, and I'd like to revert my computer back to it's original - factory - defaults. On the computer I have a recovery partition (it's a netbook). I ...
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All partions deleted accidently and I lost all my very very important data

I was using windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 on my machine I had to update my ubuntu so I decided to remove windows 7 and install ubuntu 15.10 while installation I was asked to remove the windows with ...
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How to fix the MBR for Windows 7?

I have installed Ubuntu as dualboot with Windows 7. Now I'm no longer using Ubuntu so i removed the Ubuntu partition and added the unallocated space to my Windows 7 partition. But after I restart my ...
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Need to repair MBR without using CD

I just reinstalled Windows 7 on my PC which erased my Master Boot Record and I can't boot into my Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin partition. The computer in question is an ultrabook, so I don't have a ...
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Dual boot issue suddenly after working for a long time - Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have a Windows 7 laptop and about a year ago I installed Ubuntu to dual boot with. I struggled through it since I knew nothing of computers and eventually got it to work. I've been able to restart ...
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Can I reinstall Ubuntu from an ext HDD image after loading Win7 onto the formerly Ubuntu laptop, and get a working dual boot system? If so, how

I want to set up a dual-boot Win7 + Ubuntu system on a current Ubuntu Linux DELL laptop The Windows 7 Ultimate disk I have is a DELL reinstall only disk, so it will wipe any existing OS on the system....
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Ubuntu 14 virtualbox (host Win7) hangs / freezes on startup

I installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox. I assigned it 25GB HD and 4GB memory. Now, when I startup Ubuntu it just stalls at the startup screen. Is there a solution for this?
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Why is my Ubuntu disk on virtualbox (host Windows 7) only 6 GB?

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox. I set the vdi disk size to fixed size 10 GB. The settings say: virtual 10GB and actual 10GB. But when I start Ubuntu, it indicates only 6.3 GB. ...
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“Install alongside” option missing. How do I install Ubuntu beside Windows using “Something Else”?

Whenever I startup from the LinuxLive USB, and try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it only gives me two options instead of the usual 3 or 4. My options are "Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu" and "Something Else"...
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When I delete a file from a separate partition, it does not go to Trash

I'm using Ubuntu in Dual boot with Windows 7. I have three partitions: one for Windows, one for Ubuntu, and one for my files (it is used in both OSs; let's call it D). When I use Ubuntu and I delete ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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Why remmina on Ubuntu refused to connect to Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)?

I am confused and lost as to what to do next after having gone through the Internet for answer. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (WIFI) and Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) (Ethernet) on a ...
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Operating system boot manager for Ubuntu 16.04

I am still new to Ubuntu, in the sense of how to go about installing and finding programs. I dually installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside my Windows 7 professional. I want to play with Ubuntu till i can ...
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deleted /etc/grub.d/10_lupin on accident

i was playing around with sudo on accident,and I know it is a very harmful tool to play with,but accidentally,instead of typing sudo VI it took me to sudo /etc/grub.d/10_lupin. can this be repaired ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu after Windows 7 installation and “boot-repair” does not work

I hope someone here can help me: I re-installed my Windows 7 partition and now I cannot boot to Ubuntu 14.04 any more - no grub boot-menu is display instead directly the "Loading windows" screen is ...
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Can't Dual Boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on Sony Vaio S 15 (2012)

I just bought my dad a new laptop for fathers day, a Sony Vaio S 15 (the latest models from Sony) and he wants to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive and went to install ...
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Cannot boot to Windows after installing Ubuntu and running boot-repair

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on to a 2nd drive (sbd2) whilst the first driver (sbda) has Windows 7. When I rebooted I was not given the grub bootloader and booted straight to Ubuntu. After running boot-...
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i have a problem in client windows openvpn conection

Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 OpenVPN 2.3.10 i686-w64-mingw32 [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [PKCS11] [IPv6] built on Feb 1 2016 Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 Windows version 6.1 (Windows 7) Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 ...
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how can i upgrade and fix the ubuntu i have now?

I was given an old HP Windows7 desktop. It has NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics. I deleted the windows partition and had installed ubuntu, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. In the current state, whenever ...
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Very slow KVM in Ubuntu 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and KVM, my CPU is Core i5 3.3 GHz and I have 8 GB of DDR3 RAM. I run Windows 7 in KVM and it's extremely slow. My co-worker use Debian on the same PC configuration and can ...
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GRUB does not detect Windows

I have finally installed Ubuntu on my second drive. When I start my computer GRUB only offers me to boot Ubuntu, not Windows 7. What needs to be done so that I can choose between Ubuntu and Windows in ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition now cannot get past Grub Rescue

I deleted my Ubuntu partition from Windows 7, and when I boot my computer it says: error: unknown file system Entering rescue mode... Grub rescue> Now I can enter commands. I googled a lot of ...
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I can't boot to Ubuntu 14.04 after installing Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 then i installed Windows 7 now it boots automatic in windows 7 Now if i want to boot in Ubuntu it dosen't let me, it automatic boots in Windows 7 How can i get the boot ...
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get an image from windows 7 with docker and transfer it to AWS EC2

The development team has installed its new development in a windows 7 64-bit machine. They asked me to get an image from the current running windows machine and transfer it to the AWS EC2 docker ...
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How do I change the OS name in the Boot menu - Windows bootloader?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi (windows installer) and when i boot my computer it gives me the option of windows 7 home premium and Ubuntu. I want to change the name of Ubuntu to Windows 7 ...
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Is there a way to edit the Windows registry from Ubuntu?

My laptop is a Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual-boot setup. I've been experimenting with alternative desktop shells on my Windows partition, such as KDE and Cairo. After setting Cairo as my default ...
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rescue Grub problem 12.04

I have a problem with starting Ubuntu 12.04lts in a system which has a Windows 7 beside. the grub cannot load and we see a massage which announces there is a problem with grub and there is a line like ...
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Problem with resolution of Ubuntu 14 on Windows7 x64 Virtualbox5 [duplicate]

I'm running Windows7 x64, Virtualbox 5.0.16 and just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu starts fine, but gives a very low resolution (e.g. 640x460). I tried running sudo apt-get install virtualbox-...
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Windows appears to be booting from recovery partition, but everything is fine?

This is not a problem, but rather a mystery. I am dual-booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.4. Grub is clearly pointing to a windows boot loader on my recovery partition. It says something like "...