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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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 boots to terminal on start up help?

I can log in but want to have a desktop. I installed it in Windows 7 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it still did not work.
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windows 7 failing to start, ubuntu is not installed

i went with the burned CD route to try ubuntu without making changes to my computer. yet somehow it seems to have altered my pc. now windows is failing to start no matter what i try. any help will be ...
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Install of Ubuntu 13.10

I am running an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop with 2 hard drives (sda, sdb). I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on sdb, at present I have Windows 7 64bit booting on sda. My question is: If I install 13.10 ...
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Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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Dual Boot problem with windows 7 64bit and ubuntu 12.04.4 32bit

I've tried to install ubuntu 12.04.4 on my windows 7 ultimate 64 bit preinstalled Sony Vaio S Series laptop (VPCS116FH). The problem is my laptop reboot when i choose "install ubuntu alongside with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 boot problem with Windows 7 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 on a separate partition with Windows 7 as my Primary OS (installed first) I let Ubuntu do the distribution of the partition under the "Install Side-by-side" option When ...
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Must I defrag /home in ntsf partition?

I have installed my /home Ubuntu Lts12.04 in an ntfs partition (I need compatibility with some propietary programs in Windows 7 mean while). The question is: Must I defrag that partition ntfs where I ...
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How can I wirte the GNU GRUB boot CD in Hard Disk

I could not have dual boot in my hard disk. when I fix the hard disk for dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu using EasyBCD dont boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, when I fix the hard disk for dual boot Ubuntu / Windows ...
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Dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu without bootable USB or CD

I want to dual boot my system. I have already installed windows 7 on my computer. Now I want to install ubuntu as the second OS of my system. I know the procedure to do it using a bootable USB or a cd ...
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Booting a real physical Win7 installation as Xen guest

So far I have achieved booting a physical installation of Win7 on internal hdd from Ubuntu USB HDD in both KVM and VB/VMware virtual machines using raw disk access. Windows runs without any amendments ...
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Ubuntu can't see my Windows 7 ! and the Disk Drive is UNALLOCATED?

I have a Fujitsu laptop and I can't install Ubuntu because Ubuntu cannot find the Partitions of my Disk Drive! It said "UNALLOCATED" of my Disk Drive "500 GB", and no partition appears. But I actually ...
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I updated from 13.04 to 13.10, and now Ubuntu won't boot at all

I think something must have gone wrong with the update process from 13.04 to 13.10, as I now have duplicate entries for each option in my boot menu when I turn on my computer. When I attempt to boot ...
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restoring deja-dup backups from HDD on windows (individual files ore a collection of files)

This question has been asked before but not in way that answered my question okey doley so with the details I have backed up all my files using deja DUP (aka default backup application in Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Using an already setup RAID 1 array on Ubuntu 12.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a separate HDD to dual boot with Window 7 x64. My Windows install is on an SSD and my system includes two 3TB Seagate drives in Raid 1. Raid is provided by the ...
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Windows 7 Install USB won't boot after installing Ubuntu

I have replaced Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.10 and now I am trying to install Windows 7 from a USB but it won't boot. When I choose to boot from my USB it gives an error: This is not a bootable device. ...
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Wondering if I could use Ubuntu Server as a backup server for my windows?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu as a WindowsDualBoot and the WindowsDualBoot guide says that I need to do a backup. I was thinking of using the Ubuntu Server as a backup hosting but I'm not so sure. I ...
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Windows 7 hangs at grub's purple screen when dual booting

I have installed a new laptop (Lenovo Z510) for dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 64 bit. After several trials it now works, but I have a strange effect. I always enter the Grub purple screen ...
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Running extremely slow and freezing when opening any program [closed]

my laptop (compaq presario cq57)all the sudden two days ago when turned on it slowed down upon start-up and i cant do anything if i try to open any document or use the internet it will freeze and will ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 LBP-1120 shared with Windows 7

What I have? Cannon LBP-1120 and two workstations with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. What I want to do? I want to share my printer from linux to windows to be able using printing feature of windows ...
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Installing 12.04 without removing 11.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my computer alongside Windows 7. Is it possible to also dual-boot 12.04? If not, will I need to overwrite the previous version of Ubuntu?. If so how can I do it?
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Windows 7 / Ubuntu dual-boot with shared data partition

I have a laptop running Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium on an Intel Core i5 processor. The laptop has 4 GB RAM and a 640 GB hard drive. I would like to install Ubuntu in a dual-boot configuration such ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10 along Window 7

I have an AMD Athlon X2 2.4 gh Processor, 2gb Ram, MSI Mother board. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 along side win7. Will happily provide more info if needed. Booting from Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an existing Windows system without creating a CD? [duplicate]

This page says that, in order to add Ubuntu on an existing Windows system, I must burn Ubuntu on a CD first. But CDs are becoming less common these days, so I wonder if there is a way to install ...
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How do I increase the size of Ubuntu which was installed through Wubi?

First, this is question is not same as this or this. It is similar but its somewhat different in a way. Particularly, I want to change the path of where my disk copy is generated. The problem is: I ...
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Grub2 and Windows 7 & Vista

I would like to triple boot... don't ask why ;-)... I have Ubuntu 13.10 and ghost copy of W7 and Vista installation. Would like to be able to boot all three OS from the same partition. The problem ...
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changing windows c drive to create more partitions

hi actually my problem is very specific. i have four primary partitions system 100mb - system which create while installing win 7 windows c drive -820 gb where my windows 7 is installed ubuntu - 90 ...
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Cannot find install windows 7 alongside

I tried installing ubuntu 13.10 from a USB disk, but it doesn't find my windows 7. It says it has no other operating systems. I am having Samsung NP550P5C - S05IN. I tried many methods of your forum, ...
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not installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

i have latest Ubuntu with original CD.I want to install it without leaving the window 7.And it directly not appear to install the window when inserted.when i restart the laptop i pressed the ESCAPE ...
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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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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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Removed Wubi from Add/remove programs menu, but I can still boot into it

I installed Wubi from a flash drive, then moved it from that into windows (I assume, I can boot without the flash drive now) I used add/remove programs to uninstall Ubuntu, but I can still boot into ...
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Help with dual-boot partitioning [duplicate]

First off, I want to set up my laptop to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I've already backed up all the stuff I don't want to lose. I've done a clean install of Windows 7 and gotten rid of all ...
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How to make xrdp display preexisting open programs

I use xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu 13.10 server, which works perfectly... until I disconnect. Then, the next time I connect, all my programs are gone, presumably ...
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Need advice installing Ubuntu on 2nd storage drive for windows 7 computer

Basically I have 2 drives on my pc. One SSD with win 7 OS and most apps it would utilize. My 2nd drive is a 1TB SATA 3 that only has basically steam apps and a few odds and ends like downloads. I ...