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Switching from Ubuntu to Windows 7 help? [duplicate]

I switched from windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a week or so ago on my Toshiba Satellite L755 I believe. It worked fine, but I had Internet problems and internal errors so I thought switching to 12.10 ...
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How do I select in which OS my computer boots?

I have Windows 7 on my PC and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a separate partition but when the PC starts it goes straight to Windows 7. How can I have the option beforehand to chose which OS ...
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Install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 with a 3rd partition

I would like to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7. I've got a 256GB SSD in my Laptop and I would like to create three 'main' partitions: about 50GB for the Ubuntu System about 50GB for the Windows ...
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Install Win7 after Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and would like to set up a dual boot configuration with Windows 7. How can I do this?
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I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows

I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows .is there anything I should instal or do ?
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boot-repair Does not add Widnows 7 to the grub menu

I have a laptop with Debian 7, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, and installed the Ubuntu partition afresh. After the re-installation, Windows 7 disappeared from ...
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No USB Devices picked up on restart to windows 7 from ubuntu

I have dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 13.10 on efi Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 ultrabook. My devices are recognized well in Ubuntu. If I reboot the system (i,e switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7) and start ...
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How do I clean install windows 7 on the “other” partition? [duplicate]

I would like to cleanly install windows 7 on another partition to ubuntu 12.04. I originally had a windows 7 only machine. I subsequently installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside it by creating a partition. ...
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Having trouble with partition while dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7

So I have already made a partition of 100 GB in windows but when I loaded ubuntu 13.10 from a usb stick and tried installing it ubuntu didn't give me the option of installing along side windows. When ...
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ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 Installation as dual boot on ProBook 4430s

I have Windows 7 already installed, and now I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside it. During installation I faced the following problems: The option of Install Ubuntu alongside Windows was not ...
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No boot option after dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10

I have been fighting with my pc to dual boot windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 for the past few days. I think I finally cracked it today and I'm fairly confident that everything is where it should be. ...
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How do I create an bootable win 7 usb in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Iḿ Using an EEE pc and dropped my win device. I dont have a disk drive as y'all may know.. I just want to reload my windows 7 from a bootable usb, which I wanna create on ubuntu 13.04. After that I ...
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Grub gone. Usb boot and windows recovery both don't work

I have an Asus Zenbook UX31E 128 gb ssd without CD reader. Time ago I installed ubuntu in parallel with windows7 dividing in half the ssd space and leaving the 2 small partitions of which one should ...
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Total confusion about Ubuntu!

Ok, here's the story. I installed Ubuntu a couple of days ago (alongside Windows 7), I have a 128 gb SSD, a 1TB HDD and a 500GB External HDD. I accidentally installed Ubuntu onto the External HDD. I ...
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I need help switching back to windows [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 right now. For reasons I would like to switch back to windows 7. (Even though I love Ubuntu.) I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a guide on how to do ...
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How do I create a partition in order to dual boot Win7?

I just got a new laptop from a friend and I'm decent with computers, however, I am a HUGE noob when it comes to Linux OS (besides backtrack (; ). I downloaded gparted, but there is no way that I am ...
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Would Flash run faster if I ran the Windows version in a VM?

I know there are several performance issues with Adobe flash player on Ubuntu (any Linux distro). Has anyone tried to install Windows 7 using VMWare on ubuntu, and then run flash player within the ...
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Triple boot OSX, Win7, Linux - broke my Win 7 install [closed]

Note, this is not really an Ubuntu question but I expect there are lots of smart Linux gurus here that may know the answer - so please excuse my posting here: I'm desperately needing help: I've had a ...
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Grub don't find windows 7 loader. Can't boot to windows after installing linux Help

Last week i installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my windows 7 System and now I am trying to boot into windows and i can't do it. I installed GRUB-2 and i tried to boot to Windows from there but i can't see the ...
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Deleted windows partition from Ubuntu and now can't boot

I recently was performing a fresh install of Windows on one of the partitions on my SSD and for some reason I decided to delete the windows boot partition from within Ubuntu before cloning over a ...
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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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Removing ubuntu 12.04 from triple boot of windows 7 , 8 and ubuntu

so i had a dual boot PC with windows 7 and 8 with 5 partitons , i shrinked one partition and left 50 gb of space unallocated using disk mangaement of windows 7 while installing ubuntu it gave me an ...
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How do I get Thunderbird and Ubuntu (WUBI) and Windows to share a profile?

I have a friend who is running Xubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. They have Thunderbird installed in both Xubuntu and Windows and a single IMAP account set up in both (same IMAP account). The problem is ...
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VirtualBox USB Problem with Windows 7 (64-bit) Guest

I'm running VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992 on Ubuntu 13.10 host. The guest OS is Windows 7 (64-bit). I have enabled USB controller and found the host USB devices (hard drive and memory stick). I ...
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Windows does not start? [duplicate]

Well I checked and SO are the two Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Ultimate. but after restart the screen goes black for about 15 seconds and then start Ubuntu. Even not to do to bring up the Grub. Since ...
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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 ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu, during installation the 'Install alongside windows' option is missing

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu to run beside my current Windows 7 installation. I'm installing Saucy Salamander 13.10; during installation once booted into the live CD 4 options are offered: ...
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HELP! windows 7 lodaer corrupt/error

http://paste.ubuntu.com/6724788 thats my summary after boot repair so when i start the computer theres 4 choice or 5 i dont remember ubuntu windows 7 loader sda1 windows 7 loader sda 2 (something) ...
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Windows 7 not in boot menu

I got lubuntu and I created 3 partions 1 swap 1 lubuntu 1 windows I turn my lap top on and I got the boot menu and I look for windows 7 Nothing just lubuntu Help I need windows too what an I do? ...
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WINDOWS 7 PROGRAMS USING UBUNTU [duplicate]

I no longer have Windows 7 installed on the system unfortunately. Can I still use Windows 7 programs, whether or not the programs are on USB, CD or downloaded files? Sometimes Ubuntu or the system ...
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GParted and Ubuntu installer does not recognize Windows partition, but Ubuntu does

So, I'm trying to set up a dual-boot of Windows 7 Ult 64-bit with Ubuntu on my computer. The computer has UEFI firmware and originally came with Win 8. It has a 16GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I intend for ...
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Transitioning from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Pavilion g7. Intel i3 2.2ghz x4 core, Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit), 4gb RAM, 600gb hd. Will happily provide more info if needed. I've successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 alongside ...
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I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a dual boot of Windows 7, Can I reinstall Windows 7, without changing partitions? [duplicate]

I initially had Windows 7 as my primary operating system. I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a dual boot. However, I realized that my Windows 7 OS wasn't installed properly (not because of ...
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Windows has gone missing from the grub menu

I've tried re installing ubuntu 13.10 on my PC by formating it's partition with gparted. Unfortunately, the Windows 7 option has gone missing from the grub menu. I tried boot-repair and here is the ...
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No Ubuntu partitions on installed dual boot system [duplicate]

I have both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 and dual booting. Ubuntu has 10GB of space and I'm running out of space. I want to increase this to 100GB, so I went to the Windows disk manager, it shows 100MB ...
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Booting problem with windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04

I have 2 hard drives. One of 500GB and other of 20GB. On 20 GB hard drive i had installed ubuntu 12.04 and on 500GB hard drive i had win xp. But today i installed win 7 on 500GB hard drive. But now i ...
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Unable to access windows partition anymore

I have a dual-boot system with windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04. I was earlier able to access windows partition from ubuntu but that is not happening anymore. I don't even see the partition icon now. Please ...
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Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. Windows 7 isn't showing up [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 loaded onto my computer. I have never used Ubuntu before and decided to do a dual boot. I installed it as a dual boot and I had the installer create the partition (I did not create it ...
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Can't load Windows 7 after choosing it in the GRUB

My laptop primarily came with Ubuntu 12.04, and I had a friend install Windows 7 ultimate for me. The grub used to work upon long pressing of the shift key when they system boots up. upon choosing the ...
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Searched for hours need help. WUBI 12.04 won't boot after shrinking partition

Thanks in advance for the help. I've learnt a little bit reading through for the last so many hours and have finally given up and have a question... I installed 12.04 onto my HDD D: used it for a ...
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Booting from Ubuntu ISO CD - Windows 7 partitioning [duplicate]

Do I partition Windows 7 hard disk before I install Ubuntu using disk utility in Windows 7? Or do I do it with my Ubuntu ISO CD after booting? And can I choose the size of the partition using Ubuntu ...
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how do you get ubuntu for android via windows 7

I personally think that ubuntu touch is a great idea, but there is a problem with it: As far as I can tell, Ubuntu for Android can't be installed unless you have ubuntu on a computer. And my PC runs ...
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How to edit GRUB Default Operating System? [duplicate]

i'm using dual boot and i want to use windows 7 as the default operating system.So how can i change default OS of GRUB Boot loader?
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Does dual-boot negatively affect performance?

I only have one hard disk and Windows 7 is currently installed on it. I'm considering dual-boot but I was wondering: Will having Ubuntu and Windows at the same time with only one HDD affect my PC's ...
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How to re-enable GRUB when installed Ubuntu system won't boot? [duplicate]

I had Windows Vista and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual booting on my Lenovo SL300 laptop. I used a windows 7 home premium install disk to install 7 on a new partition. Then I uninstalled vista by deleting the ...
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Problem with loading ubuntu 12.04 aftrer reinstalling windows 7

I installed windows 7. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi.exe and after I REinstalled Widows 7 I couldn't load Ubuntu. I downloaded and installed "EasyBCD 2.2" and made new entry with "Type: GRUB 2 ;" ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 [duplicate]

Ok, I've noticed alot of people asking this question. But none of the solutions works for me. Keep in mind I have NEVER touched Ubuntu before. I want to try out Ubuntu and get to know it. Here is ...
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error while booting ubuntu 13.10 , “mismatch in gmch_pfit.lvds_border_bits”

I'm new user of ubuntu and I just installed it using a usb stick. I did a double-boot with windows 7 and Ubuntu but when I start Ubuntu it shows this error: [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare] *ERROR* ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 automatically boots, no GRUB menu

I have a Dell Inspirion 531 running Windows 7 and I installed Ubuntu in a dual boot side-by-side setup, but it boots directly into Ubuntu 12.04. I have run the Ubuntu boot repair disk, but with no ...