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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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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“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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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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chromium on linux - clipboard won't be transferred over rdesktop to win7

well the title say it all... when I copy some text in chromium on Ubuntu and want to paste that into some text-munching field (editor, form, browser) on a windows 7 machine connected via ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 after Windows 7, 2 seperate disks, searched a lot but problem unsolved

My Thinkpad has two disks, 1 gpt ssd + 1 mbr hdd. My main OS is Windows 7, which is installed in the ssd (120GB, nearly full). Now I want to install Ubuntu 14 to the hdd, I searched a lot, I tried ...
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Ubuntu install crashing virtualbox?

So Im installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 as a guest machine on my host Win7 64bit with Vbox 5.0.12. I have tried both 64 and 32 versions of Ubuntu. After the splash screen the vbox screen goes blank and get ...
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'Missing Operating System' Windows USB on Ubuntu Machine

So I created a Windows 7 Bootable USB on Ubuntu using 'YUMI' The USB was formatted to NTFS and ISO loaded on using Yumi. I am able to see all the files on there on the Ubuntu Explorer however when ...
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Reboot and select proper boot device boot info

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 installed on my laptop and was using it for more than a year. Yesterday when I started my laptop I got this message "Reboot and select proper boot device". ...
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Cant add win7 back to grub loader after installing ubuntu 15

When I installed Ubuntu 15, windows 7 disappeared as boot option. I have already tried to repair with boot-repair and it created a logfile online, but win7 still does not appear in the loader. I ...
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Cannot access one samba share from Windows, but can access another

I'm sorry, I really can't find another question that describes my problem. My scenario is as follows: I have one computer running Ubuntu 15.10. It is my primary computer and it runs a few different ...
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Which partitions will be affected from “Installing alongside Windows 7”

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my PC alongside Windows 7. When I come to "Ubuntu Installation Type" step, I choose "Install alongside Windows 7" and then it shows divider with two parts: Windows ...
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Problem By Windows 7 boot loader

I New in Ubuntu I install Ubuntu whiteout any error and now i see my windows 7 from list of Operation system but after i select windows 7 don't work and again load list of Operation systems. How can ...
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Boot Repair does not show recommended repair option

Recently Windows 7 stopped working on my desktop. It displayed the "Reboot and select proper boot device" error message. I went through a few of the general fixes for this error message: checked ...
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Missing operating system after trying to uninstall

I first began by booting from Windows 7 install disk. I went to the command prompt and typed in bootrec /fixmbr. After that I rebooted to install cd my drive is still partitioned and I am unable to ...
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error unknown filesystem. entering rescue mode.. grub rescue>_

I had been using Dualboot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 until i deleted windows files from Ubuntu, then Windows 7 got corrupted and again i formatted "C" from Ubuntu and i tried installing Windows 7 ...
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How do I restore Windows 7 after a failed installation of Ubuntu?

I was trying to create a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I created an Ubuntu USB stick, booted the system and started installing. My Windows system wasn't listed. It asked if I wanted to ...
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Keyboard not working in Grub and Windows

When Grub start and I press an arrow one time the highlighted doesn't stop and I can't move the highlighted again (after of press the arrow I can't use Enter, Ctrl+Alt+Del, etc.). But if I press ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS on VirtualBox - keeps Disconnecting from Network

Am running a Windows 7 host OS along with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS as a guest on Virtual Box 5.08. Inside Virtual Box, under Network Settings, the Adapter 1 tab has the following items set: Enable ...
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Grub wont boot win7

I have problem with dual boot on my machine. When I select in grub to boot ubuntu everything works just fine. When I select win7 to boot up i get following screen and everything just freezes. Link ...
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What did change in RDP access between 14.04 and 15.10?

I've been using 14.04LTS on my home server, including access via Windows Remote Desktop to the server itself as well as to several --type vrdp virtual box virtual machines. Now I've had to reinstall ...
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Win 7 Migration

I have just built a kubuntu WS for a friend and did the right thing and took a full backup of the old windows software, including Documents, pictures and downloads etc using "Easy file Transfer" ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14. 04 LTS alongside Windows 7?

In Windows y I've resized my disk D:\ and take for my ubuntu 35 GB. After that start with multi flash disk where is ubuntu 64 bit, began installation, made 3 volumes there, 1st = 15 gb with mount ...
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Fresh installed 14.04.3 work in boot then wireless mouse+board stop working

I have a Logitech M/N CBT44 reciever running a Logitech M/N Y-raz71 Keayboard and a Logitech M/N T-R0001 Trackball Mouse with Logitech M/N C-u0007 Reciever. I created a Live USB and tried Ubuntu for a ...
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dual boot problem can't boot my Ubuntu after i installed windows 7

enter image description hereenter image description herehey guys i bought a new laptop with an installed Ubuntu on it which i am new to. then i used G Parted program to partition the H.H.D but i ...
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Linux won't let me resize partitions and let me reinstall windows 7

So yesterday I accidentally deleted my linux partition bring me to grub repair. I reinstall linux and got it back but I want to go back to windows 7 because when I installed linux it wouldn't let me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 goes back to GRUB after Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit alongside install

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 ,my Win 7 partition shows up correctly in the GRUB menu, but when I select it I get a screen that displays "Windows is loading files" with a progress bar, then I get a ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 14.04

Currently I have Windows 7 installed along with Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot. Now I want to remove my Ubuntu, upgrade to Windows 10 and then fresh install Ubuntu on dual boot. I was looking for steps but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot recognize my windows nor my hard drive which my windows is installed on

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and was working fine with windows 7 along side it. Then I wanted to get rid of Ubuntu so I deleted the partition that Ubuntu was installed on in windows. (There were two ...
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“Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7” option is not shown during installation of dual boot ubuntu 14.04.2

i am try to install ubuntu 14.04.2 along side window7 i.e dual boot. window 7 already installed on My lenovo laptop. So to install ubuntu on my laptop i use rufus to make my usb Bootable. But during ...
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Deleting Windows from triple boot

I first had windows 7 in my laptop. Then I installed windows 8.1 in different partition (dual booted). Then I installed Ubuntu in different partition. Now it shows me grub showing option to boot ...