An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2009 and the successor of Windows Vista.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
170 views

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
140 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

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 ...
-2
votes
2answers
73 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
143 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
233 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

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
0
votes
1answer
264 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
61 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
154 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

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....
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
39 views

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
0
votes
1answer
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
111 views

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 ...
-2
votes
2answers
66 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
318 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Windows chkdsk deleted all my Linux files

I have a dual boot setup and when I booted into windows one time chkdsk automatically ran. It ended up deleting a bunch of files on my NTFS storage HDD, all the deleted files were created on Linux. ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
638 views

SD card doesn't work well under Ubuntu, but does well under Windows

I own a laptop with a built-in card reader. For the past year or so, I've been coping with a curious problem that seems more software related than hardware. I run a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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" ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Dual boot Ubuntu in D hd and Winows 7 in C sdd [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux I just installed Ubuntu from a CD. I tried Reboot Repair Disk from the demo terminal and got this summary http://paste.ubuntu.com/13100832/ What is the easiest straightforward way to ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Is there a Windows 7 theme for Ubuntu 15.10?

I am looking to make my desktop look and feel like windows 7, to make an easier transition.
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Virtualbox Error code: 0x0000000A win 7 log attached [closed]

log Not sure what is going on please help!
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to remove Ubuntu w/ Gnome and put on Windows 7? [duplicate]

It saddens me to even have to ask this. But I'm getting serious about making music and Linux doesn't support the music softwares I'm familiar with. My laptop previously had Windows 8 on it, but I ...
1
vote
2answers
86 views

Trying to install 15.10 on a Laptop

I have a Gateway laptop that runs Ubuntu 14.04 from a external hard drive(long story). I am trying to install 15.10 from a usb drive to the windows 7 partition on the laptop so I can do away with the ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Windows 10 upgrade with dual boot and UEFI leads to grub rescue and Windows Boot Manager Error [duplicate]

I had a dual boot with Windows 7 and a ubuntu based distribution on my desktop, and today i try to upgrade to Windows 10. When I came back to my computer, it led me to the grub rescue prompt. error: ...
0
votes
2answers
203 views

how to install Windows 7 alongside ubuntu 14.04 lts

I tried to dual boot ubntu on windows 7 and it turned out that I booted only ubuntu . My all data in windows 7 OS are gone . Is there any chance I can retrive those data? And I want to dual boot ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

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 didn'...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Cannot get Ubuntu 14.04.3 dual-boot with wins 7 Netbook (ASUS 1015PN) [duplicate]

I have Win 7 on an ASUS 1015PN netbook. I followed several processes found online to set up a dualboot, but cannot get Ubuntu on it. I was able to shrink space with Disk Management (WIN), getting a ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

upgrade to ubuntu 15.04 along with windows 7 without losing data

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 version on my desktop along with windows 7. But, now i want to upgrade my ubuntu to 15.04 version. How can i upgrade without losing my data on my hard drive?