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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Dual boot : Ubuntu detects Windows Boot Manager instead of Windows 7

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS alongside Windows 7. Howewer, during installation it detects Windows Boot Manager instead of Windows 7 so I have an option : Install Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot ...
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Problem with booting Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 7 Professional. Now Ubuntu works great but I can't boot Windows. When I try to boot it, the screen of choosing system reappears like I had ...
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How do i install Windows 7 on seperate hdd and ubuntu on a separate drive?

I just acquired a new ssd such that don't have to use inventor through some virtual machine with windows on my ubuntu, but the problem is, how do i easily install windows on my second hard drive, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox and access to comman line

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 to VirtualBox in Windows 7. Is it possible to access only to command line for code compilation purposes and then edit same code in Windows? Sorry that my question is ...
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While dual booting alongside win7 ult [duplicate]

When I get the hang of ubuntu, and I like it more than win 7. How would I be able to uninstall win 7 from my computer and just have Ubuntu as the main os? Since my laptop already came with win 7. ...
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No such device after installing a ssd (Ubuntu/Win7)

I'm having problems to boot into Win7 via Grub after moving my Ubuntu installation to a ssd. Before I had a single hdd with Ubuntu installed on /dev/sda1 and Win7 on /dev/sda2. I then installed the ...
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windows 7 with deep freeze bypass from ubuntu why? [closed]

why I can bypass deep Freeze by logging in windows partition from Ubuntu and edit what I want is it freeze. I just go to the windows partition file system, then I go to desktop and edit any file I ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 on Win 7 using Wubi

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 ISO (64 bit), put it in it's own Win 7 (64-bit) directory, and mounted it using Daemon Tools Lite. Then ran wubi. After a couple of reboots, I got the option to run : ...
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grub - Keyboard stuck in GRUB

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I have Intel DH67BL motherboard which does not support PS/2 keyboard,mouse and am using Logitech K120 USB 2.0 keyboard. I have set GRUB to load Windows 7 ...
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Stuck situation after install Ubuntu - Can't access Windows

I really need help. I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 in aim to do it dual boot, maybe I don't make the partition well, and also at the middle of the installation I have though that it's much time and ...
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Windows 7 iso wont mount

I need help with mounting my Windows 7 Home Premium x64.iso. It won't mount on the mounter provided by Ubuntu. Please Help! (I downloaded the iso file legally.) (I had work done on windows saved to ...
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Windows Dualboot Bootloader Problem

Being new to Ubuntu, for the past two days I am having trouble getting my Ubuntu and Windows dualboot to work together. The setup is as follows: Partition Setup /dev/sda2 is where I want Ubuntu to ...
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Ubuntu install on corrupted windows machine

I was working on linux for last 1 year and like linux more than Mac and Windows from my past experiences. Now I've my machine at home is windows 7, I was trying to expand the memory of local disk C, ...
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How to copy Ubuntu from an internal hard disk to new laptop?

I had a dual boot windows 7 Home Premium + Ubuntu laptop whose motherboard suddenly went dead on me. Lets call it old laptop. Now I have arranged a new laptop. It has a dual boot Windows 7 ultimate + ...
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windows crashed after installing ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I needed to install ubuntu after having windows7, and I made sure to ckeck "install along windows7". Ubuntu 15.04 works perfectly but when I tried to access widows by choosing "windows7 (loader) on /...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition accidentally, Grub Rescue problem [duplicate]

I have a laptop with dual os windows 7 and ubuntu 13.03. I wanted to uninstall ubuntu from it. So, I formatted partitions of ubuntu from windows Disk management and make that free space into a new ...
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Grub does not launch on dual boot with Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop since some days. However after it's installed GRUB is never launcher and Windows starts directly with no chance to launch Ubuntu. I've tried with Windows 7 ...
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Installing Windows safely alongside Ubuntu

Last time I installed Windows on my from a DVD it was a nightmare. I NEVER want to repeat it. There were multiple issues with that. The first one was that it just refused to install itself on the NTFS ...
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I want to install both windows 7 and ubuntu 15.10 on my acer gateway ne-572 notebook. How can i do that? [duplicate]

I have 1TB hard drive and 4GB RAM. I want to know the whole procedure from scratch i.e. which OS to be installed first and how to make the partitions. I'll be installing both OS from bootable usb ...
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Dual boot failure

My problem is this: I've installed Ubuntu on a W7 laptop with the intention operate as a dual boot. However, upon a restart it goes directly into W7 never having offered a choice to OS's. I've gone ...
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Virtualbox - win7 - hard drive virtualisation -dual boot

I'm dualbooting win7 with ubuntu for some time now. My main os is ubuntu, however for work purposes i need windows now and then... As I'm always booting in ubuntu, I have a win7 virtualmachine as ...
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Windows 7 black screen after installing Ubuntu

I hope this is the right section for this kind of question... I have installed Ubuntu recently as a side system with my Windows 7. Unfortunately after that operation I am unable to start my W7 ...
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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit and VirtualBox 5.0.14, the host. I created a Windows 7 32bit machine in VirtualBox, the guest. When I plug a USB drive in my computer to use it, VirtualBox detects the ...
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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu does not show me the available hard drive partitions when im trying to install it on my computer. It shows me one single partition. I have the other operating system windows 7 64 bit already ...
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Can't boot on Windows 7 after installing Kxstudio (Ubuntu 14)

I have a problem with grub Legacy that won't show windows 7. I made a boot info summary to make you understand what is going on: => Grub Legacy (v0.97) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and ...
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Can't find windows 7 partitions in ubuntu

Hello and thank you in advance I want to dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 but I am unable to read the partitions I created in windows. It does not give me the option to install alongside ...
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15.10 - Windows 7 Dual Boot fails to show Windows option in grub after Ubuntu install

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14992455/ Windows 7 was freshly installed at the shop. I then checked the partition table type and as it was MBR guessed that Windows 7 was booting into legacy bios not UEFI. ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Can't boot windows 7 after installing Linux

SOLVED Had to change the windows system partition type which was flagged as "Swap" for some reason to NTFS system type. I did this by logging into linux and changing it in the partition manager. I ...
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Grub rescue no such partition while updating to Win10

So, i wanted to update my Win7 partition to Win10. Besides Win7 I have installed a Ubuntu 14.04 and a Dualboot with Grub. So while updating to Win10 there was a restart and I ended up in the grub ...
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Moved Windows from my HDD to my new SSD - Can't boot on Ubuntu anymore

I'm right now a bit disapointed. I recently installed a new SSD in my laptop, on which I had Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dualboot). Both were so on my HDD: I allocated a partition to Ubuntu. The thing is ...
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cannot detect windows 7 after dual boot with ubuntu 14.04

I have lenovo B570 system.It had window 7 proffesional.I dual booted it with ubuntu 14.04,at first installer crashed.next time I again reinstalled it there it shown me option to replace ubuntu 14.04 ...
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I can't connect to my wifi network

I have a serious problem here. I have a new pc . It's a HP Notebook - 15-ac103nk. I installed both Windows 7 and ubuntu. I had some problemes with Wifi drivers in Windows 7 but I fixed them , and ...
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Windows Install [duplicate]

Ok I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on all of my computers and want to put windows 7 back on my desk top, I boot from the cd everything looks to start normal, after clicking install windows 7 it ...
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Recovery of Windows OS Data [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it actually lead to me the Ubuntu Page, But the Login Page wasn't displayed. The Windows then was working fine. Again, after Shutting down and restarting and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 Dual boot

As I am a noob in Linux being as I only started using it this week, I was wondering for help I have a Laptop running Windows 10 and while I love Windows I never had enough space or Logical Processing ...
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Issue while dual Booting Windows 7 Ultimate with Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am trying to dual boot my laptop which has Windows 7 Ultimate currently installed [ Not Licensed]. I'm following this link for the same - How can I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? After I restart ...
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Pass Alt+Drag through to VirtualBox

Background Running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Xubuntu Linux (xfce). Installed Alt+Drag on Windows 7 to enable Right-Alt + Mouse Click to drag. Problem It seems as though xfce is not passing the ...
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I need BASIC, HAND HOLDING type help booting Ubuntu now that I've installed it on my Windows 7 machine

My son gave me an old desktop, maybe 4-5 years old, still in reasonably good shape, with Windows 7 installed. It continually gives the "Windows is not Genuine" message and was/is infected with mucho ...
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Windows program on linux VPS

Anyone knows how I can run bighits4u viewer on linux VPS with ubuntu 14.03 it needs win7+ .net framework 4.5 and visual c++ 2013 redist and i dont know how to make it run...some help?
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is it possible to crouton ubuntu to windows? like you can from chrome to arch?

ok so i had a chrome book awhile back and croutoned it to linux and could switch back and forth between the OS's. it was great. except i hated chrome. i sold the chrome book. i now have a pc. i have ...
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Why can't I connect from Ubuntu laptop to a Win7 desktop thru Cisco AnyConnect?

I have Windows laptop that can connect to my work thru a Cisco AnyConnect (version 3.1) VPN, then using the Windows 7 built-in Remote Desktop Client. It works OK. I now also have a Ubuntu distro in ...
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Which is better for a slow computer and a user who is only familiar with Windows, Ubuntu or Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 and my computer has become very slow over the years. I am looking into switching over to Ubuntu or possibly Lubuntu. I was hoping to get some advice. I enjoy playing computer games ...
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Sticky Note use in Ubuntu from Win 7

I have used Sticky Note in Windows 7 till now. Now I changed Win 7 to Ubuntu. I had taken backup of all Sticky Notes from Windows 7 as I found some solution for How to take backup. I have also ...
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“Reboot and select proper Boot device” for the 2nd time

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 for quite some time now. A few weeks back I got the error message below, but surprisingly I was able to boot again after few days. Yesterday it crashed ...
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Grub displays wrong version of Windows after upgrading to Windows 10

I used to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I then upgraded to Windows 10. Grub still displayed Windows 7, but when selected would correctly boot into Windows 10. I deleted the old Windows 7 OS ...
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Files on inaccessible ubuntu partition on a windows dual boot

I had Ubuntu installed along with windows 7 on my machine, somehow linux partition has got corrupted which incidentally has quite a few important files on it. I tried seeing the files from windows ...
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Can't boot Win7 laptop from dvd/usb to install Ubuntu 14.04 for dual-boot

My laptop is a Lenovo T-510 running i7 @ 2.2GHz (I think; maybe 2.4GHz), 8gb ram, no discrete graphics card, and a 500gb hdd, and came preinstalled with Win7, Pro I think. It's been a great little ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 Pro, with a dual GRUB boot, maintaining HP_RECOVERY (D:), HP_TOOLS (E:) and SYSTEM

I have Windows 7 Pro in an HP Folio 1040, with four default partitions: Click on the HQ image to zoom it. I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS alongside Windows 7 Pro. Booting from the ISO ...
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Ubuntu install with Dual boot Win7. Win 7 is not a boot option

I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 system After Ubuntu install, I no longer see Win7 as an option Ubuntu is working fine. I read on the forum to install boot-repair. I run the recommended fix option. I ...