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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Can't acess windows files and folders after delete crash report[dual-boot 7 & 14.04]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 successfully. And I did access windows files and flowers from Ubuntu(i.e I can see every drives from 14.04). Few days ago I got problem that is ...
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Disk error when installing Windows 7

I bought a new laptop, a HP Pavilion 15n-233tu. It had an Ubuntu 12.04 OS. When I was installing windows 7 it showed 2 partitions. One was labeled hp_tools so I left that one untouched, the other one ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 alongside Windows 7 Doesn't Do a thing?

Ok, so I got the newest Ubuntu iso and Burn it on a DVD. When i start my PC, the ubuntu installation begins and i get to the part where you have to choose how to install ubuntu. I select "Install ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot.

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have Windows 7 on my PC. I plan on doing a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. According to what I have read so far, by simply following the instructions on the Ubuntu ...
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Lost my Windows 7 partition

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windowws 7. I had like 3 partitions (Windows 7, DATA files and Ubuntu 14.04) I'm so sad because I had hundreds of important files in my Data partition. Yesterday, ...
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dual boot problem Ubuntu14.04 and Windows 7 - windows won't start

I have problem with Ubuntu's bootloader. Ubuntu works fine, but when I try loading Windows, my screen goes half-black, half-purple with some semi-horizontal white lines, or just purple with those ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on same HDD as windows 7, Windows 7 won't boot

I installed Ubuntu on the same hard drive as my Windows 7 (different partition ofcourse) Edit: Windows wouldn't boot and after trying to fix mbr with windows recovery console windows isn't recognized ...
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Windows 7/ Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot. Ubuntu not booting

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my formatted and partitioned external hard drive M: while Windows is my primary OS on C:. It said my installation was successful and it prompted a reboot of ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu 10.04 (dual-boot)? [closed]

I have two operating systems windows 7(32bit) and ubuntu 10.04(32bit) (dual boot) in my PC. I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 8. But I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 10.04. I ...
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Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?

I have a windows 7 laptop with 2 drives on HDD both in NTFS, C drive, where windows is installed, and D drive where I store all my files (everything except windows system files and softwares). I want ...
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Bitlocker & Win7 on one partition, Ubuntu & encryption on another, same drive

I have a laptop with a 64GB SSD and 1TB regular drive. The 64GB SSD has Win7 installed on it. The 1TB drive is partitioned into 500GB as NTFS, 480GB for Ubuntu /, and the rest for Ubuntu swap. For ...
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Purple screen after reinstalling grub multiple times

I recently dual booted my laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. I followed all the steps and now it seems Windows 7 only works when it wants to work. When it doesnt want to work it hangs on a ...
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Ubuntu One, windows 7 downloader, U1-files location

This should be a ridiculous question, but I bet someone else will also need it answered. I recently downloaded the Ubuntu One, Windows 7 downloader (to get all of my files off of U1). The downloader ...
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Grub rescue unknown filesystem nothing happens

I'm totally new here and have nook idea of the whole system. My problem: I installed Ubuntu 3 months ago on my PC next to my Windows 7. I haven't got much time to learn about it and I needed the ...
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install windows after installing ubuntu and kali? [duplicate]

Hello have dual boot my laptop Running Kali linux 1.0.7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For some Application i need windows,As wine does not support that apps and not have sufficient RAM to run windows in virtual ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with EasyBCD (Grub4DOS) [duplicate]

Setting up Windows Boot Manager to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 was not an easy task. For awhile, I was using the computer's motherboard boot option to boot to that specific drive that had ...
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What Ubuntu version should I use [duplicate]

What Ubuntu version should I use? Here are the specs. Intel Celeron 2.80Ghz Processor LGA775 socket motherboard (Asus P5PE-VM) 2GB RAM 80GB Hard Drive Intel 865G + Intel ICH5 Chipset Intel Extreme ...
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Is it okay to use a ntfs partition for data to be accessed by windows 7 and ubuntu? [duplicate]

Constantly, I use windows and ubuntu and need to access files on both systems. It sucks to be copying files back and forth and sometimes I forget some file and I have to restart several times. To ...
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How to increase storage memory in my system(14.04)(installed alongside Windows 7)?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 by selecting 30GB approximately. Now I want to increase storage memory with out affecting both Ubuntu and Windows. I saw this question, but I can't ...
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Export Drivers from Windows 7 Before Dual Booting Ubuntu [closed]

I currently have a HP Pavilion dv7 6163US and I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. But its a little more complicated, I previously wiped everything on my SSD, set up the partitions ...
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Tweak grub2 loader

I just dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I notice that when Windows goes to Hibernation mode, when I get out of hiberation mode and get to the GRUB loader, and choose Windows 7 it freezes. ...
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From Ubuntu, Change Default Boot OS -Dual Boot

I have a Dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu). Currently the default OS on startup is Ubuntu. I want to change the Default Boot OS from Ubuntu to Windows (Ubuntu-> Windows) i.e. on Startup Windows ...
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Problem in copying file

I'm using Seagate 2TB expansion external harddisk there is some problem in copying the media files (video,audio) I mean that after copying the file they exist in harddisk but not playing they show ...
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Can someone help me with Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I used to initially have Windows, but after installing Ubuntu, I can't find it anywhere and have no clue what happened. Yes, I'm an idiot, because I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation doesn't show options to dual-boot with windows 7

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 64bit to my Acer am3400 and dual-boot with windows 7. My hard drive already has four partitions: two small ones, the windows 7 and an empty D partition, about the ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7 on UEFI

I just built a new computer last week, and this weekend I got around to attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it besides Windows 7. This is my first experience really using UEFI, so I was a little ...
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Can't use unebootin or re-install windows [duplicate]

I had windows 7 installed before I install ubuntu, I downloaded ubuntu when I had windows and installed it but I removed all my data by accident and I lost my windows 7, now I'm trying to install ...
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Switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.10 my wifi router

I am switching from windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.10 and I burned Ubuntu on DVD and inserted and chose option 2 to install Ubuntu only and delete Win7 and anything else. My problem is that I have wifi ...
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PLoP Bootmanager not loading from GRUB, Attemped dual-boot with Windows 7

so I recently tried to get PLoP Bootmanager working on an HP Pavilion 2000 Series, I had to tweak the settings to make it load though, however, when I try to load it, I get something about "zram does ...
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GRUB Bootloader Suddenly Lags by 2 Minutes - Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 Dual-Boot

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium system. Here are the basic hardware facts for my build: 1) Processor: AMD A10-5800K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 2) 64-bit OS; ...
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Windows 7 en dual boot with Ubuntu i havent' the menu

i have installed ubuntu 12 and i have this: i have installed windows 7 and i have this then i lost ubuntu i have done like in this video youtube.com/watch?v=sxZRjjPjic8 so i get ubuntu and ...
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How to install Windows 7 in a PC running Ubuntu 14?

I moved to Ubuntu 14 and love everything about it, that is of course until I recently got a job. It has a strict Windows 7 eco system. they do everything there and I personally am saddened but I need ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7/8

I have a pre-installed windows 7/8 then I want to install ubntu alongside that and when I try to install I have not Install ubuntu alongside windows 7/8 option in installation (it's missing). How can ...
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How to Partition HD to install windows?

I'd like to install win 7 along with kubuntu. Could anyone please tell me how should I partition the HD? Shall I partition SDA1 or 3?
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Not able to boot in Ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu, 2 days back I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in widows. I was told that 12.04 is very obsolete version. so I deleted (literally Ctrl+Shift+Del) Ubuntu directory and downloaded and ...
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How to access the localhost which is in windows?

I am having two machines one is installed with UBUNTU and another one with WINDOWS 7. In Ubuntu installed LAMP & in windows installed WAMP Here my question How to access the localhost in ...
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Installing Lubuntu 14.04 in UEFI

I have an Asus N56VZ. In the BIOS, UEFI is enabled. I am trying to dual boot Lubuntu 14.04 with preinstalled 64 bit Windows 7. I booted from a live-USB and there were two options, a normal USB boot ...
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Set the GRUB Default OS: Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running a dual-boot system, having installed Ubuntu 14.04 after the Windows 7 installation. GRUB, as you already know, sets Ubuntu as a default/first Operating System. The question is: how can I ...
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Doubt : About Dual Boot(in partition)

I have a computer on which all the hard disks are partitioned and are already used by me. Since the newer versions of Ubuntu require a partiton for dualbooting I was thinking of getting another extra ...
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How To make gnome look like windows 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering that how can I make gnome look like windows 7/8. I have the icons and themes but is there a task bar available to make it look completely like windows 7?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - after installation no bootloader, so Windows 7 starts

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time. There is also working Windows 7 on that PC. After the installation from Ubuntu 14.04 with an USB-Stick I clicked on "restart" and the system ...
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How to make a ISO image from a Bootable DVD in windows? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. And I want to install ubuntu 12.04 to my new Notebook PC. It has no DVD-ROM so I wanna make *.iso file so I can install it fom a usb. I have the Ubuntu 12.04 bootable DVD. How to ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside windows 7 is not working

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a USB drive on my laptop which has Windows 7 installed (as well as HP QuickWeb if that makes a differences). I want to keep Windows 7. So, I followed ...
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Recover Windows 7 Boot Loader

I have mistakenly removed Windows 7 boot loader from my primary drive, when I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to have both OSs on my machine. At this moment, Windows 7 is on SDA2, Ubuntu is ...
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third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
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My harddisk partition isn't visible under Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu!

here is what i did and what happened: I reduced my Harddisk (D) size by 200 GB (Windows is running on C (separate SSD) and on D i have installed some programms and a lot of data) Now i installed ...
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Cannot dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 in my Gigabyte Q2542C laptop

I have a Gigabyte Q2542C laptop(i5 3210m,4Gb,750Gb). First I tried installing Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit version and then trying to install ubuntu 14.04. But in install screen it says no operating ...
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How to solve random black screen when booting Win7 (dual boot Ubuntu14.04)?

I've installed Kubuntu 14.04 next to Win7 and this weird came: Kubuntu boots perfectly well each time. Picking (in Grub) Win7 cause (most of times) black screen. The funny is I can hear Win7's ...
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No internet access through bridged wireless connection in VirtualBox

I have Windows 7 installed in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. This is on a laptop so I have to networking adapters. The ethernet adapter works fine regardless of connection type. Wireless only works in ...
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Windows7 cannot find Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I recently partitioned my hard drive which was running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, using a USB flash. Then I installed Windows7 on the new partition. Now I cannot find the Ubuntu OS. I expected at startup to ...