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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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.
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Virtualbox Error code: 0x0000000A win 7 log attached

log Not sure what is going on please help! Thanks in advance!
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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?
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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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Installing Windows 7 over Ubuntu, partition problem

I installed Ubuntu about 2 months ago, and now with so many problems i've decides to go back to the old Windows 7. My problem is, that when i installed Ubuntu on my new HDD, i made the whole ...
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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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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...
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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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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? ...
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Windows Installation as Virtual Machine

I have a Ubuntu 15.04 Dual booted with a Windows 7 installation so that I can play GTA5, but it is annoying switching back to Ubuntu for things like, virtualbox, Genymotion, etc. What I am asking is ...
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Can't get to Grub (UEFI) on Sony VAIO Ubuntu 15.04 Dual Boot

Okay. I've been trying to get GRUB to load for a long time (bordering on two years of attempts). I have windows 7 on a Sony VAIO (SVS151190X) and I am attempting to boot Ubuntu 15.04 through GRUB, but ...
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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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What is best way to install ubuntu alongside windows 7 ? [duplicate]

I read many paper and I am just utterly confused . Some says don't use first option in Ubuntu install type (install Ubuntu alongside them) and you must use last option ( something else) . Dell Inc ...
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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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Migrating from Windows7 to Ubuntu

Finally, this is the time to throw Windows to the trash and start working with Ubuntu! Due to the fact that I had never did it before I would like to ask first in order to avoid further problems. I ...
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Can I send data from my old Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu to run side by side by my Windows but Ubuntu only has 10gb of space and Windows has 130gb. Is it possible to send data from my Windows to Ubuntu? because I find Linux ...
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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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VirtualBox can't open windows 7, Ubunto 14.04 host

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it , but I'm getting the following error- VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for both all CPU modes (VERR_VMX_MSR_ALL_VMX_DISABLED) Result ...
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Ubuntu downloads everytime I boot up my computer

I have downloaded Ubuntu with a usb on my computer which already has Windows 7. After I restart my computer, it needs the usb to finish the installation. If I take out the usb, the download fails. I ...
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Dual system-win 7-Ubuntu-Locatioin is not available

I have a PC on which i install a dual system (win7 and Ubuntu 12.04). Yesterday i used ubuntu and my external disk to copy some files from the disk. All files copied are from win7 system. Then ...
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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 ...