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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Decryption of Windows HDD

Is it possible to decrypt a windows HDD (encrypted using BitLocker and Windows 7) using Ubuntu? I could not found any information on this? The problem is I know just the administrator password of my ...
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What credentials should I use to access a Windows share?

Hi, I have installed Samba and CIFS and all that, followed a bunch of tutorials, but still I can't access a share in the separate Windows 7 machine. Before I could access a share in Ubuntu from ...
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Grub cannot boot Windows 7 loader entry on 3tb drive

It fails and it says 'cannot find device'. It will work again if I reinstall Windows, and use something like EasyBCD. But I'd like grub as a loader only, can someone help me out here? My system has a ...
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The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. You will need to power off or reset the virtual machine at this point [closed]

I have recently downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) iso image and trying to install it under VMWare Workstation 9.0. which is under Windows 7 (64 bit). when i start installation it says: The CPU ...
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Printing from inside a Windows 7 VM via Virtualbox 4.3 with 12.04 LTS

I have installed Windows 7 64-bit as VM. I am unable to install my printer in Windows 7. USB is working and all extensions and guest additions are installed. USB ports are shown in virtual machine, ...
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12.04 - unable to install on toshiba laptop

I having problem to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my toshiba laptop preloaded with Windows 7. It fails to install using windows installer after downloading files, I tried to reinstall it and it still ...
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Cannot reinstall ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I made deep research on the Internet and unfortunately cannot found the answer. I installed Ubuntu 10.04.4 server (via USB) alongside Windows 7 (firstly I had to resize my partitions and then ...
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Windows 7 won't boot? Tried Boot Repair (dual-boot) [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu and installed it so that my computer was dual boot. The first day, Ubuntu and Windows both worked great. Unfortunately, the next day, after messing around on Compiz Config ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 - can't get back to Windows

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop already running Windows 7. At startup I expected to be able see the option allowing to me to go to either of the two. However I just go straight to Ubuntu. I did ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 - Mission Impossible?

I just want to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 HP on my EeePC 1215N. I can't do it when Windows 7 is booted up (wubi.exe hasn't got that option), so I booted it from USB key. Everything's ...
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Ubuntu look like Windows 7? Themes [duplicate]

Is there anyway to get Ubuntu to look like Windows 7? Is there any themes out there to make this possible and if so how?
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New installation not letting me boot to windows

I have an HP Pavilion running Windows 7. Not wanting to make any changes to my 1TB hard drive, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a separate 40GB hard drive in the same computer. After installation, I can ...
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Missing “install alongside” option [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu, but there is no "install alongside" option. I have only 3 partitions on my PC and 1.1 TB of free space, but still: no "install alongside" option.
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I did a factory reset on windows 7 and now I can't boot into Ubuntu, how can I fix this? [duplicate]

I switched over to Ubuntu about a month ago after Windows 7 was corrupted and wouldn't boot anymore. I recently decided to restore Windows 7 so I could play a game on it. Unfortunately I had no ...
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Is there a way to find out root cause for Ubuntu freeze? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. I also have Windows 7 which came with ThinkPad edge e430. Time to time I get random freeze, where I need to restart my laptop. This has never happened in Windows and that ...
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Tried installing Ubuntu on a PC with Windows 7. Ubuntu did not install properly and Windows 7 won't boot. Please help

I have been using windows 7 for many years, but wanted to learn more about ubuntu. So I used EaseUS partition manager to create a new partition on my hard drive. I then burned Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on to ...
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Grub-Customizer made Windows 7 disappear from Gurb2

I am running dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04/Windows7. I wanted to change the boot order in Grub2 to have Windows on top of the list. I installed Grub-Customizer on Ubuntu 12.04 using the following terminal ...
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Get windows loader before Ubuntu Loader [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my computer with windows 7 on it. Most of my games are installed in windows.So I would usually load into windows. After installing Ubuntu, it is the loader of Ubuntu ...
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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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Windows 7 USB doesn't appear in bios? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and I downloaded a Windows 7 Pro iso file and created a bootable USB with it using Unetbootin. My boot order is set to have USB first, but when I try to boot from the USB, it ...
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13.04 boots into grub prompt

I have a dell xps 15". I've been running a dual boot setup for over a year. I recently moved to 13.04. About a week later my laptop (which is a work laptop) was remotely updated by IT on the windows ...
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How to Install Ubuntu by Replacing windows but without formatting other partitions

I'm using Windows 7 on my PC (1 GB RAM,160 GB HDD). I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7 I have Partitioned my PC into 2 drives , C Drive - 40 GB and D Drive - 120 GB. I want to install ...
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Can't install Ubuntu and Windows 7 x64 on same system - MBR UEFI issue

I'm trying to install Windows 7x64 and Ubuntu 13.04 x64 side by side on a laptop. I've successfully installed each on the laptop. However, when Windows is installed and I try to install ubuntu it ...
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Text input with wacom drawing tablet

On Windows 7 when tapping a text entry field with the tablet pen an on screen keyboard or handwritten-text tool would pop up allowing me to write out text and hit the insert button. Is there anything ...
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Migration to Linux. Files readability. File systems

My idea is the following: I want to migrate from win7 to Linux, specifically Ubuntu. As I know the file systems of the two OS are different - NTFS and the Linux one I don't know... I want to put my ...
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Windows boot menu instead of grub

Is it possible to switch boot loaders from grub to windows? I do know if such a thing exist but it would be nice to have that option.
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ubuntu 13.04 intallation guide [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu operating system. i installed ubuntu 12.04.3 through wubi but it did'nt work perfectly it could not get wifi access while it was present and was working on windows 7. 2nd it ...
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Windows 7 Computer won't boot after Ubuntu dualboot installation

I have a Windows 7 32-bit laptop on which I installed Ubuntu alongside Win7. At first the problem was that it would boot directly into Windows without a boot menu as if Ubuntu didn't exist. I ...
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During install, not partitioning correctly

I'm trying to install the latest 64-bit build of Ubuntu (13.04). Unfortunately, during install Ubuntu can't seem to partition my drive correctly. My primary drive is a 128GB SSD. I want it dual ...
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How to remove pre-installed ubuntu and and install another OS? [duplicate]

I bought a new PC with ubuntu11.10 pre-installed but now I want to use Windows 7.
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Custom partition on window 7 and ubuntu

This question is related to many question but answer was not satisfying, hence posting new one. I have 500GB HDD with 8GB ram along I5 processor in laptop[battery friendly install].I have following ...
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Dual-boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu,Should I remove FAT32 partition

My partitions are as follows: 900 MB FAT32 (contains .bat,kernel.sys,bootmgr,bootsect.bak,fdosboot.bin ... etc. files) 70 GB NTFS (Windows 7) (also contains bootmgr,kernel.sys,bootsect.bak after ...
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Wiping my Hard Drive and dualbooting Ubuntu 13

I've searched far and wide, but still haven't found a way to do what I want; I want to set up a GNU GRUB dualboot with windows 7 and ubuntu 13. As of now, I am running a; Alienware M15X Purchased ...
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Accidentaly deleted ubuntu system partion during attempted windows install

During a foolish attempt at installing Windows 7 along side Ubuntu 12.10 on a separate drive, for some lab work, I accidentally deleted(not formatted) the wrong disk and immediately after realizing ...
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installing ubuntu on a 640gb drive beside windows

I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 beside Windows 7 that's using a 640gb hdd in my laptop, and every time I go ahead an use the 'install Ubuntu alongside Windows' (i don't want to use any partitioning ...
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Can Windows run on my computer while I am running Ubuntu?

Two days ago I entered Windows 7 and updates were already downloaded. I am somewhat paranoid, and that bothers me. I am getting ready to dismantle MS, but until then, someone let me know.
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Connecting to Ubuntu using Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 7

I'm trying to connect to a machine with Ubuntu from a different machine running Windows 7 using the Windows Program Remote Desktop Connection. I used the command: sudo apt-get install xrdp which ...
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Dual booting windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 13.04 after installing Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 PC. Now, using gparted I have partitioned an ntfs file system to install Windows 7. But it seems that Windows 7 did not install any of the partition stating the selected ...
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What's wrong with Wubi install? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 32 bit (Home Premium) on my HP Laptop. I decided to take the easy way to install Ubuntu and that is by using Wubi. Having gone over a few tutorials on Wubi, I decided to let it ...
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nginx on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox on Windows 7, how to access localhost:8080

I have nginx running on Ubuntu Server (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) I need to access the nginx webserver's localhost. I'm assuming there's no way to do this directly from Ubuntu Server's ...
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changing boot priority to external disk

I just installed xubuntu. I dual booted it, my main os is windows 7. I installed ubuntu onto a external hdd and is my second boot priority so since i use it the most, it is a hassle to change every ...
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Where did my Windows go?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I was trying to dual boot my Windows 7 PC. SO, I made a bootable USB and proceeded to install Ubuntu 12.04 I am aware that during installation there are three options: 1. ...
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Triple-boot - Ubuntu/Windows showing up but not Red Hat

I installed triple boot Windows 7, Red Hat 5.5, and Ubuntu, but it's not showing Red Hat. It only shows Windows 7 and Ubuntu at booting time. Can you please hep me out? Thank you.
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partitions aren't shown during installation of ubuntu 13.04

I've bought a new laptop (dell inspiron 15 3521) with windows 8. Since I mainly use linux I removed the 7 partitions windows 8 apparently needed and made 4 partitions using a pmagic live usb (windows ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not booting - Boot-repair not working

Here is the story of what happened and what I did tried. First, I wanted to remove my Windows 7 from my computer, so I delete the partition. After doing this, I remembered that I forgot to take ...
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Struggling with Windows installer in a Sedatech PC

I just bought this PC: Sedatech PC Office and right away I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows Installer. Everything goes fine until the end of installation step 5. At that point the ...
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Windows does not appear in the GRUB list

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I want to add Win7. My problem is that the win7 disk is not recognized or not loaded after I restart, so I cant even start the installation. The grub gives me the usual ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting on Windows 7 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 laptop (installed in D: drive) using Wubi installer (I used the ISO file, 64-bit). Now when I restart my laptop I have two options to boot with: Windows 7 and ...
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WIndows 7 install failed [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I want to install Windows 7 (I have no interest in keeping Ubuntu on the computer). I have a Windows 7 installation DVD, but when I tell my computer to boot from the ...
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Problem with installing Ubuntu 12.04 lts while having windows 7 already on laptop

I already have windows 7 on my laptop, and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on that too.When I am installing Ubuntu its asking for restore full hard drive. How do I install both?