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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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wubi ubuntu does not start

I have a new dell latitude 7440 laptop with windows 7 64 bit. It runs Bios (not UEFI) and the hard drive is MBR. However, wubi does not start. After I select ubuntu from the boot page. It gives a ...
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Cant Install Ubuntu 14.04 Alongside Windows7 The only option is: Install Inside Windows 7

Hi and thank you for your help i tried install ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and i want to kepp my windows7Ultimate but the only option that comes up is install ubuntu INSIDE windows 7 and not Alongside and ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on Lenovo G780

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a lenovo G780 laptop. I successfully downloaded Ubuntu onto a USB stick and can boot from the USB, but when I try and install it I get this ...
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Unable to have option to boot up Windows 7 partition

I recently installed Ubuntu 3.13.0, and updated to 13.15.0. After reboot,I no longer had the option to choose to boot up my Windows 7 partition. I have tried Boot Repair, but have gotten ** ...
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Error after installing Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7

I've a new PC with two drives: SSD (120 GB) HDD (1TB) I want to use Windows 7 and Ubuntu in it. So first off I installed Windows 7 in a partition of the SSD. Windows was working perfectly. Next I ...
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Grub rescueproblem unknown file system performed all the solutions before

My laptop is dual boot it has Ubuntu and windows 7. I wanted to extend C:drive on windows 7 so I used third part partition assistant for it but the partition assistant messed up and dragged the ...
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Ubuntu tries to install to the wrong parition

I'm trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu from a Dell laptop. Going through the regular install process, I got to the point where it asked me if I wanted to install alongside my windows partition ...
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Installation type dialog: no options offered. How to get the options?

I have been struggling over the last week to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot option on my laptop currently running Windows 7. As it has no CD/DVD drive, I created a bootable USB stick. Using the ...
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14.04 Installation Fail

I had 12.04 installed on Windows 7 and was having issues upgrading to 14.04. I didn't document exactly what happened but whatever I tried, after a while the process just seemed to freeze and despite ...
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Cannot install packages in Ubuntu on VMware Player under Windows 7 as a host machine

I have Windows 7 as a host machine. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare Player. But I cannot install any packages in Ubuntu. It seems that Windows 7 firewall blocks any attempts to install packages for ...
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Setting up a virtual Samba server (Guest OS is Ubuntu, Host is Windows 7)

OK, I know this is an incredibly basic question and has no doubt been asked MANY times before - although I can't for the life of me find instructions that exactly mirror my scenario: I'm running ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop can hold dual HDDs. I have installed Windows 7 on one HDD and Ubuntu on the other HDD. Installation went fine, but Windows 7 needs CSM on to boot. and Ubuntu needs UEFI on to boot. Is there ...
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accessing Windows files on a separate hard drive (14.04)

I've found information on accessing Windows partitions on the same drive that ubuntu is installed on, but not on a totally separate drive with two partitions. the drive doesn't show up in my ...
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How to restore windows bootloader after upgrading windows?

I previously upgraded ubuntu to 14.04 and that left me with many broken packages and unmet dependencies. So I have to install the ubuntu 14.04 through bootable usb flash. I choosed the option ...
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“Error loading operating system”, while trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on windows 7 netbook with USB stick

I'm trying to get ubuntu 14.04 onto a windows 7 starter netbook. I'm trying to load it from a USB stick as it doesn't have a CD Drive and it keeps saying 'Error Loading Operating System'. I've made a ...
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Unable to add Windows 7 PC as client to samba4 AD DC

I'm new to networking. I'm trying to set up a network at my office which consists of about 15 Windows 7 PCs in the lab. This worked perfectly when I tried with Windows Server (evaluation version). ...
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Installing Windows 8 Over Windows 7 when dual Booting with Ubuntu?

Ok so.. on this PC I currently have two partitions on one hard drive. Windows 7 is installed on partition C, and Ubuntu is installed on partition D. Now, I want to format Partition C and install ...
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Could someone explain this boot-info report please?

I was wondering if someone would be willing to have a look at this boot-info to see what is going on: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7409913/ I tried to install Ubuntu on a Windows 7 laptop, but it is not ...
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Running ubuntu and win7 on the same system

So I have previously used ubuntu on a VM, and was wanting to install it so that I could run it straight from startup. I looked at some tutorials and saw that many of them required a decent amount of ...
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Wubi Administrator Login doesn't work Wubi / Windows 7

Wubi works delightfully as a guest, but I can't seem to login under my administrator name/ the one Wubi prompts you to create. It also happens to be the same username/password as my Windows ...
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Long start-up time

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, which originally had Windows 7 installed. I've opted for Ubuntu through GRUB, but it takes the system as long as 4 minutes to successfully boot.
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Installing ubuntu alongside windows 7 doesn't work

So I want to install Ubuntu alongside my windows 7 and i can't. If i install it from windows it works, but when i reboot my computer it just says something like put the disc in and reboot and then ...
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Sluggish windows 7 after dualbooting with Ubuntu 12.04

three to four months ago I started using dual booting my computer, so I could choose whether I would like to boot up in Windows 7 or Ubuntu 12.04. When I boot up in Windows, it takes a long time ...
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How to Enable Port Persist for a USB to Serial com port

I am followed this guide (http://www.zedboard.org/sites/default/files/documentations/GS-AES-Z7EV-7Z020-G-V7.pdf) for working with a SoC board in windows. I would like to switch to working under Ubuntu ...
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File transfer Ubuntu to Windows

I am trying to transfer a large amount of files from Ubuntu to Windows 7 (my music library, ~70gb). I put the files on an external HDD. From Ubuntu, I can see all the files. From windows, about ~1000 ...
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Attempting to install Ubuntu on Windows 7

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on Windows 7. I followed these instructions here. I see the files for Ubuntu desktop on the flash drive. However, restarting will not make the application run, nor ...
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Ubuntu Server apply group policy to Windows Client

If I have an Ubuntu Server, could I apply Window Local Policies with it? All my clients are Window 7 computers. I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, but I want to see if I could use my Ubuntu Server. I ...
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Read Error and grub rescue

My Dell inspiron 7420 laptop had windows7(home preimium) and ubuntu 13.04 gnome i386 dual boot, and since 4 months i started getting this Read error on boot up or sometimes even error no such ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 dual-boot menu missing

i shrinked my E: drive and made a free space, i choosed "install ubuntu alongside windows 7", it installed on the free space, installing finsished but i dont have the grub menu, but ubuntu is ...
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Connecting Ubuntu machine to a windows ad-hoc network

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine. After I enter the ...
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Is it safe to install the boot loader on /dev/sda, and install Ubuntu on /dev/sdb?

I have a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD in my computer. The Windows 7 OS is installed on the SSD. If I install Ubuntu 13.10 on the HDD, but select the SSD as the boot loader location, and since Ubuntu ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to the internet on dell vostro 1550 laptop

My friend had bought a dell vostro 1550 laptop a few years ago. 1 weak back suddenly she could not connect to the internet in any ways(wifi, lan). The laptop has got windows 7 and ubuntu os. In both ...
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A free or otherwise defrag program for ubuntu? Can I just put ubuntu NTFS extHDD on windows 7 and successfully use windows defrag?

A free or otherwise defrag program for ubuntu? Can I just put ubuntu NTFS extHDD on windows 7 and successfully use windows defrag? Can I bring it back to ubuntu 13+ and run it w/o problems? I want ...
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Installed ubuntu and now won't boot with can't find device

Computer is Dell Inspiron n5110 with i5 processor 320gb drive 200gb second drive 4gb ram and windows 7. Install was side by side but now I can't boot either. I get Grub Rescue prompt (whatever that ...
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ubuntu 13.10 kernel panic not syncing vfs while trying to installing

I like to ask about the installation of Ubuntu 13.10. I have burn it in my dvd and boot from my dvd drive, after a couple of seconds there is a purple screen and a small rectangle and a human being ...
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How to connect to a windows shared printer?

I am new to Linux. Just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS to replace Windows XP. The only thing I can't get to work is connecting to a windows 7 shared printer. Is this possible? I got it to work. I ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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Can't Install to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and windows 7, says “Restart to continue”

I can't install ubuntu because it says "restart to continue" on the selection "Install Ubuntu inside FreeDOS". How do you solve this kind of problem? AFAIK that should be "Install Ubuntu alongside ...
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...
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Ubuntu boots to terminal on start up help?

I can log in but want to have a desktop. I installed it in Windows 7 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it still did not work.