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 14.04 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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Ubuntu install with Dual boot Win7. Win 7 is not a boot option

I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 system After Ubuntu install, I no longer see Win7 as an option Ubuntu is working fine. I read on the forum to install boot-repair. I run the recommended fix option. I ...
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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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Ubuntu in Oracle Virtual Box running on Windows 7

I am trying to get Ubuntu version 14.04.1 running on a Windows 7 64 bit system. The Oracle VirtualBox is version 5.0.12r104815. From a terminal window in Ubuntu I am able to ping google.com and other ...
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How can I dual boot Ubunutu alongside a corrupted Windows 7

So here's the situation. While running CCleaner, something in my Windows files got deleted. After rebooting my PC, I got some bad news. So, I ran the system repair to no avail. I had no applicable ...
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Is there an option in ubuntu to connect to a network even if it's not broadcasting its SSID?

In windows there is an option under network connections "connect even if the network is not broadcasting": Is there a similar option in Ubuntu? I'm asking this because I live in an appartment ...
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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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Reinstall windows with Ubuntu alongside

I have a windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed. For quite sometime now, I am facing problems in Windows OS. So I wanted to change few things. I have two options: I can reinstall the windows again ...
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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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“Windows Boot Manager” is the only “OS” that Ubuntu 15.10 Disc can find, therefore I'm missing the “Install alongside windows 7”

I've seen in most of the tutorials/guides to installing Ubuntu along windows 7 that Ubuntu finds Windows 7 automatically and makes installing easy. But Ubuntu is only finding "Windows Boot Manager" ...
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windows 7 os won't appear

I have an asus z170m-plus motherboard with a clean install of win 7. I shrunk the win 7 partition to give space for my first ubuntu install (14.04). When I boot linux from my USB, the install option ...
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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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How can I share a windows folder with my virtualbox ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

So I have a Windows folder, let's say F:\UShare . I want to use/mount that folder inside my VirtualBox Ubuntu installation. It is still unclear to me what I have to do, even after reading this.
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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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Install Windows 7 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Looking to install Windows 7 Fully on my Ubuntu laptop how can I go about doing this? I have the ISO, my DVD drive is broken so cannot use that. I do not want to install Windows 7 as a virtual machine ...
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Windows 7 not visible in GRUB menu after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the same partition (C:/) in which I had Windows 7 installed. After installation of ubuntu, I see Ubuntu boot options in the grub, along with FreeDOS (FreeDOS shows ...
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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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Samba shared printer prints garbage

I have a printer connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop which I share with other computers in my network using Samba. This setup works correctly with Ubuntu machines as well as Windows 8 machines. ...
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Ubuntu and Windows [duplicate]

Currently I am working in Ubuntu. Big Data. I do not have Windows OS in my system. i am going to install hadoop in Ubuntu. But I don't know whether windows is compulsory to have along with ubuntu. Can ...
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Cannot Log in into Windows 7 after installation of Ubuntu

My Toshiba laptop had windows 7 installed and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 into it. During installation I selected the last option 'Something else' not the 'Erase everything' option. During partition ...
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What's the best way to remotely connect to a Windows 7 machine? [closed]

I have a headless Win 7 machine. A have to work quite a lot on it but don't want to connect mouse/ keyboard/ monitor. Is there a comfortabel way to use a ubuntu 14.04 machines mouse/ keyboard/ monitor ...
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Dual booting of Windows 7 and Ubuntu Issues

I am trying to install ubuntu on my computer, which currently has windows 7 on it. The idea is to have both of them as an OS that I can choose from, so I believe that I have correctly partitioned the ...
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How to get an Starting Double Boot Menu (Linux / Windows)

I performed the creation of a new partition into the internal HDD of my desktop computer. The original 3 partitions of this HDD contain the Linux Ubuntu Studio 15.10 operating system, the swap ...
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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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Installing Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've used Ubuntu 14.04 for a bit and still know nothing about it. I can never find anything I understand about how to completely get rid of ubuntu so I can use windows 7. When I try to install the ...
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Windows 7 / Ubuntu dual-boot and able to access windows partitions on both os

I have a laptop running Windows 7 in partition c . I have 3 more partitions (D,E,F NTFS) with my data. I would like to install Ubuntu in dual-boot in other unused partition .Is it possible to access ...
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No option for booting from Ubuntu on dual boot with two HDD, boot loader problem

I have two HDD on my PC. I have installed windows 7 on first one, and today I installed ubuntu 15.10 on second one (sdb7,8,9), and selected sdb for boot loader installation. Then I rebooted and ...
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Successful dual boot. How do I lauch Windows from within Ubuntu?

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 15.10 side by side with Windows 7 on a brand new Dell Latitude E7450. Seamless, worked out of the tin, as expected. Have successfully booted into both OSes. ...
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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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Switching hard drives

I have Windows 7 installed on a 640 GB hard drive, and Ubuntu on a 2TB. I have leaned towards storing all music, pictures, movies, etc. on Windows, and have low storage space. I was wondering if it ...
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Is there a command or way on how to retrieve or directly download a .csv file from raspberry pi to windows 7 using putty?

I am trying to remotely retrieve a .csv file from my raspberry pi using putty. Is that possible? If so, is there any command that allows me to automatically download or transfer that .csv to my ...
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Classpnp.sys causes windows to hang after ubuntu install

I have looked far and wide for a solution to this problem. I have tried many options from boot-repair, bootrec in windows and I still can't resolve it. The problem is that windows will boot when in ...
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Old Grub loader still in use

My computer came with Windows 7. I later erased the disk and clean installed Debian. Later, I needed Windows so again did a Windows 7 clean install and then installed Debian. Then, I installed the ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, problem with windows bootloader [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu last week.Have it dual booted along with windows 7 Everything works fine in Ubuntu, however when I choose to boot Windows 7, I get a pink screen until Windows 7 loads up . This is a ...
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join two operating system by virtual box [closed]

I have the windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. So, can I join them using Virtual Box or any other software which help me go from one OS to another without restarting?!! thanks for your answer
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Trying to move MBR to another disk using linux, or something… end result, dual linux and windows. Complicated, please read

Allright, so as is says in the title, I'm not an expert. So I'm going to explain everything that I've done, and what I'm trying to do. One day, I decided to build a low-end gaming computer, for use ...
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Windows 7 does not work after Linux installation?

Yesterday I tried to install Ubuntu without Wubi, but it seems I got careless and didn't pay much attention to the partitioning details. Now I'm able to use Ubuntu but I can't use Windows 7 anymore. ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.02

I have recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-151BY laptop. Firstly Windows 7 was installed on it. Now whenever I am trying to Install Ubuntu with the Live DVD it is getting shutdown. After clicking on ...
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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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How to restore windows 7 acronis backup when ubuntu is installed

I have windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 both installed on my machine (Dual boot). I frequently backup my windows C drive with acronis backup utility in case something happens and I can not access my windows....
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How to install Windows 7 on VirtualBox on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm working using Ubuntu 14.0. I installed VirtualBox and Windows 7 installed on it. When I run Windows, the desktop is small and the rest is just grey. Changing screen resolution helped a bit, but ...
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Reinstall UBUNTU without effecting windows

I want to reinstall UBUNTU by removing it first without effecting my installed windows note: my UBUNTU don't open .. it just gives me blank screen
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot load Win7

I had two separate SSDs. One has a Win7 on it, and the other with Ubuntu. Used to boot from the Ubuntu one and this way I could select Win7 or Ubuntu. The Ubuntu SSD died on me yesterday ...
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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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Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu using the same disk partition for storage

I want to make a dual boot windows 7 x64 ultimate and ubuntu, no problem with that. What i don't know is can Windows and ubuntu "share" a partiton of a hard drive. To be clearer, i want to divide my ...
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How to get Windows-7 to boot (GRUB/EFI problem)

if this post would be better in the Ubuntu Forum just let me know. The title is my problem and after much research and note taking I have a hypothetical solution, but I want to ask what others who ...