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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Convert Windows BIOS based instrallation to UEFI from Ubuntu live cd

I have a BIOS based Windows Server 2008R2 installation, I need to migrate this to a UEFI based installation. I was able to achieve this from a WIN PE live cd and following this link I am working on ...
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Windows 7 breaks Lubuntu update system

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1gb RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 Since I have Windows 7 in a second partition, Lubuntu can't update. It says "We can't connect to the repositores. Please check ...
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ipod not showing up on windows 7 vbox using ubuntu as host

I went into machine, settings, usb and added usb filter and selected my ipod. Then I started the windows 7 virtual machine and plugged in my ipod, ubuntu did not recognize it so I think its working ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 ...