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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Installing Windows 7 over Ubuntu, partition problem

I installed Ubuntu about 2 months ago, and now with so many problems i've decides to go back to the old Windows 7. My problem is, that when i installed Ubuntu on my new HDD, i made the whole ...
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RDP VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04.1 host Windows 7 remote control guest

I use Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1 server with Lubuntu-desktop for host of VirtualBox 5.0.6 r103037. I have installed one virtual machine - Windows 7 Ultimate. I am able to connect via Remote Desktop from ...
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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...
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Moving Partitions out of an Extended One

Please help me. I guess my question is different from other questions that you might think are relevant to it. I may be wrong at times, so please feel free to correct me :) So, I'll explain the ...
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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? ...
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Windows Installation as Virtual Machine

I have a Ubuntu 15.04 Dual booted with a Windows 7 installation so that I can play GTA5, but it is annoying switching back to Ubuntu for things like, virtualbox, Genymotion, etc. What I am asking is ...
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Can't get to Grub (UEFI) on Sony VAIO Ubuntu 15.04 Dual Boot

Okay. I've been trying to get GRUB to load for a long time (bordering on two years of attempts). I have windows 7 on a Sony VAIO (SVS151190X) and I am attempting to boot Ubuntu 15.04 through GRUB, but ...
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Restore space to Ubuntu

I would like to delete a Windows 7 partition and give all the space back to Ubuntu. How do I do this? Do redirect if this question has been asked. Thanks.
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What is best way to install ubuntu alongside windows 7 ? [duplicate]

I read many paper and I am just utterly confused . Some says don't use first option in Ubuntu install type (install Ubuntu alongside them) and you must use last option ( something else) . Dell Inc ...
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Concerns About Removed Windows Partition

I originally had Windows 7 installed on my PC. I then went ahead and installed Ubuntu LTS 14.04, with 2 separate logical partitions within an extended partition, one for / (root) and another for swap ...
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Migrating from Windows7 to Ubuntu

Finally, this is the time to throw Windows to the trash and start working with Ubuntu! Due to the fact that I had never did it before I would like to ask first in order to avoid further problems. I ...
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Can I send data from my old Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu to run side by side by my Windows but Ubuntu only has 10gb of space and Windows has 130gb. Is it possible to send data from my Windows to Ubuntu? because I find Linux ...
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Overwriting exisitng OS via expanding a partition

Currently I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Xubuntu. I'd like to dedicate my whole hard drive to Xubuntu and get rid of windows 7. Is there anyway I can do this without having to format my hard ...
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VirtualBox can't open windows 7, Ubunto 14.04 host

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it , but I'm getting the following error- VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for both all CPU modes (VERR_VMX_MSR_ALL_VMX_DISABLED) Result ...
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Ubuntu downloads everytime I boot up my computer

I have downloaded Ubuntu with a usb on my computer which already has Windows 7. After I restart my computer, it needs the usb to finish the installation. If I take out the usb, the download fails. I ...
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Dual system-win 7-Ubuntu-Locatioin is not available

I have a PC on which i install a dual system (win7 and Ubuntu 12.04). Yesterday i used ubuntu and my external disk to copy some files from the disk. All files copied are from win7 system. Then ...
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Home network - accessing Windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have a very similar question to this: Can't access windows share though the answer doesn't work for me. Having extremely limited knowledge here though I will try to explain what I see. The ...
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Install Ubuntu on D:\ drive partition as Dual-boot with windows 7 on a SSD C:\ drive

Im not familiar with Ubuntu or Linux in general but have succesfully installed dual-boot windows7/Ubuntu on a single harddisk on my private PC. I used the "Install Ubuntu alongside them"-option. On ...
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Windows and Ubuntu cant be load. Laptop restarting over and over,

I have a problem. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside my Windows 7. I did it that way : tutorial link . Everything during installation was good, but when it went to boot manager, nothing happened. My ...
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installing ubuntu alongside win7(multi partition), cant get windows to boot

I decided to give Linux a try, but I'm doing something wrong during the installation. First I reinstalled Windows 7, did all of the updates, installed new browser and what not, then I created an ...
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Issue while executing msi file with wine

I am facing one issue while installing msi file.Below is error: $wine msiexec /i openvpn--2.0.1.200.msi fixme:storage:create_storagefile Storage share mode not implemented. ...
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How do I prepare my Ubuntu SSD for a windows install after it has been reformated?

I have an extra SSD which I had previously installed Ubuntu on for fun and after years of little use decided to switch back to windows to use as a OS only hard drive after my main windows HD has ...
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Attempting to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS (UEFI) installed to two separate SSD's

I have a home-built system with Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed on a 250GB SSD. I needed to dual-boot Windows 7, so I got a separate SSD (120GB), and installed it on that (UEFI). The installation went all ...
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How to resize LVM partition?

While installing Ubuntu 14.04, I chose LVM option. I have 500 Gb hard disk and everything is taken up by single LVM partition. Now I want to partition my 500Gb disk to 3 partitions so that I can ...
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I tryed dual boot Windows 7 Ubuntu 14 and windows freezes at booting becouse of aswRvrt.sys

So, because ubuntu is fine I can access windows\system32\drivers, I tried substituting aswRvrt.sys, from a file from Internet to try fixing the problem, but it didn't work... I know that the ...
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Windows 7 cannot load after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows7. I used separated partition for Ubuntu that was created during Windows installation. When installing Ubuntu, I have been getting this ...
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dual booting ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS along side with my windows 7, but windows doesn't LOAD!

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS along side with my windows 7, it's all OK. If I want to access Ubuntu but,on the other hand, when I try to boot windows it gets stuck in that user friendly windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 showing internal error when I am trying to install from usb, now using Windows 7 and 8gb ram and 500 HDD. How do fix?

I am using windows 7, I am trying to change my Ubuntu 14.04 OS through USB. It was showing internal error and also you PC running low graphic. Tell how to fix it?
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install ubuntu 12.04 on pre-installed windows 7

How can I install ubuntu on my pc with pre-installed windows 7 édition intégrale on it. I want to have dual boot, ubuntu and windows side by side. I have got ubuntu 12.04 in a CD, It is critical for ...
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Ubuntu dual boot with Win 7 [SOLVED]

Alright so I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Win 7. I've created a partition in my hard drive in windows. So the problem is, when I am booting from my DVD disc with Ubuntu burned into it and ...
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Ubuntu freezes when starting virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Virtual box version 4.3.10_Ubuntu r93012. I'm using Windows 7 in the virtual box and whenever I'm starting the Windows 7 in virtual box the 2nd time, it is getting ...
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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 ...
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GRUB won't recognize Window 7 on different HDD in Laptop

The link in the "duplicate" is too specific to that user's issue to be of any help to me. When I run that answer, I get: grub-probe: warning: disk does not exist, so falling back to partition device ...
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Installing Linux on a Windows 7 Computer [duplicate]

I want to install Linux on my windows 7 computer to do something you can only do on Linux. I have installed Ubuntu Linux on a CD but before I go ahead I want to be sure about a few things. What I ...
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Dual Boot- Booting into System Reserve

TL:DR i did a thing now its booting off of system reserve long version: I was having issue with Ubuntu so i used boot-repair just general unstable issues then when i decided to go and play on ...
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Windows not boot, ubuntu works

Windows 7 basically just won't boot, just leaving me a pile of these coloured lines. Ive already googled up some solutions, and some say that it's the graphics processor/card. Strangely though, ubuntu ...
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How do you install the VirtIO HDD drivers for KVM on Windows 7?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 64-bit on KVM. I created a VirtIO HDD in virt-manager, and connected the driver ISO from here. The only drivers I see for storage are for Windows Server 2008, and 2008 ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed [8.132136]

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. I used a DVD to install ubuntu and after rebooting this came up: Completing the Ubuntu installation. For more installation boot options, ...
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Can't able to boot Ubuntu from USB

I am using HP Z400 Workstation with Windows 7. I want to completely move on to Ubuntu. I have made my usb bootable through "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.1" and the computer and boot through USB/FLASH ...
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Remove ubuntu 12.04 and installing windows 7

I try to remove linux ubuntu and install win 7 with original win 7 cd. I followed this tutorial:How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? After writing bootrec/fixmbr,I boot from the windows 7 ...
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Connecting to a Windows SVN server from Ubuntu svn client

My svn server install on windows 7 os and svn client on ubuntu 12.04 lts OS checkout time this msg show ; unable to connect to repository URL 'https;//svnviva/svn/demoproject'Name or service not ...
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Installed DualBoot Ubuntu 14.04.3 , Windows 7 Won't Boot

Bit of a sticky situation here. I just now tried to install Ubuntu as a Dual Boot alongside Windows 7. I followed this little tutorial: ...
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Problem when I try to install ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7

The problem is that it gives an option "install ubuntu inside windows 7" instead of "install ubuntu alongside windows 7". I am confused if both mean the same or is there any problem with windows ...
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Installing Ubuntu Desktop on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I can't seem to install Ubuntu Desktop on my Windows 7 PC. Once it was done downloading Cyberlink Power2Go opened up and told me that "No burner is currently available or you don't have rights to ...
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Cannot install iTunes on Ubuntu

I cannot install iTunes on my PC (32bit) running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I followed the commands: sudo wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add - sudo wget ...
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Windows 7 not shown in GRUB menu, will not boot via BIOS, after Linux Mint clean install

I have the issue outlined above in the title - and further explained below - and would greatly appreciate any help on getting it resolved. To get right down to the problem, I'll start off with an ...
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How to Restore Win 7 Boot Loader to use Veracrypt after Dual Booting Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu today as a dual boot on my Win 7 laptop and everything seems to work fine. I have a Win 7 partition, an Ubuntu partition, and a data partition. Both Win 7 and Ubuntu access the data ...
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Can't boot ubuntu from usb

I have several times tried to boot ubuntu from usb, because I need to delete som old windowsfiles after moving windows from the hdd to the sdd. I used the stick to install ubuntu on my laptop, but ...
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Dual booting with two harddrives

I am trying to dual boot my system but frankly I have no experience with this and am getting nowhere. Here's the BootInfo summary: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12247719/ Any help and/or tips will be ...
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Ubuntu hadn't setup itself for booting

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.05 on my laptop. The problem is that I can't boot it anyway. Win7 is the only loading OS. But it does not offer choosing an OS for me. Also I can't see and access ...