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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Recover data after updating Windows 7 [closed]

I used 2 OS in my system - Windows 7, and Fedora 20. I have upgraded my Window 7 in to 64 bit, after I have installed, I cannot boot fedora 20. I want to recover data which are stored in fedora, can ...
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installing media codecs without internet conncetion

i have a dual boot system with windows 7 and Ubuntu installed i want to install the multimedia codecs but i do not have an internet connection in Ubuntu but i do have a connection in windows , is ...
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Days later, cannot get ubuntu to work at all

and I apologize if this is a repetitive question. Unfortunatly I have been trying for the past 2 days to run ubuntu. I've never install/run an OS from a usb or external hard drive before. I have a ...
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Install windows7

I had windows7 when I bought my laptop. However, because I want to learn about linux and ubuntu so I decided to install to ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop; but I accidentally overwrote my windows7 as well. ...
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GRUB destroyed Win7 boot loader, now neither work [closed]

I had Win7 on my laptop (technically still do) and I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an unused portion of the drive. Ubuntu started up OK, but didn't work well with my wireless at work. So I tried to boot ...
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Ubuntu won't install on unallocated space alongside Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 (preinstalled) Dell desktop. I used the Windows Partition Manager to shrink the main partition by 400 GB. The tool froze before confirming completion, but when I re-executed it, ...
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screen goes blank when loading ubuntu 12.04 LTS for the 1st time

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS along Win 7(Win 7 in C:\ and ubuntu in D:). After I select ubuntu from Win 7 boot loader, a screen which contains some lines that goes off within a second to the next ...
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Install Ubuntu but keep Local disk D and its content

I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I choosed Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu option. Now it shows me which HDD disk to use and says that 3 partitions willbe deleted. But I need to install ...
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How to install Windows and Ubuntu on the same machine? [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu on a machine having Windows OS.While installing Ubuntu I was not able to see all the partitions and I had to format the hard drive. Now the result is that I am having the ...
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GRUB rescue won't go away!

As you can guess from the title I am a complete noob and stupidly to the dismay of all of you, I deleted the Ubuntu partition deleting GRUB and Ubuntu. So when I tried to install Windows 7, it said ...
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ALOT of problems dualbooting Win7 and any Linux dist

I've been trying to install Ubuntu alongside (read Dual-boot) my Win7 installation. The problem is that apparently I can only have ONE OS at the time om my computer... or so it seems atm. When I ...
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Ubuntu installer can't recognize Windows 7

On my laptop HP Pavilion 15 I've installed Windows 7 with 3 partitions. After that I wanted to install Ubuntu in a certain partition (empty one), but when I launch Ubuntu installer it can't recognize ...
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Uninstall Old Fedora OS and Install Ubuntu along side Win 7

I have installed Fedora alongside Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I have decided to uninstall the Fedora and I want to use Ubuntu instead. I wish to keep Win 7 and its data (NTFS drives). Please guide me how ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I have divided my 500Gb on my Vaio into 4 partitions: system reserved, C, D and E for Win7. When I want to install Ubuntu, it seems like that Ubuntu can not understand that my Laptop have already Win7 ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu on Windows 7 not working

I just recently downloaded ubuntu linux, and then burned it to a dvd. I just installed it, and not when I go to boot it, it auto boots windows 7, and doesn't give me an option to dual boot it. What is ...
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How do I reinstall Windows 7 (from Dell recovery partition) while keeping my dual boot configuration?

This old question says how to reinstall Windows 7 from DVD without messing up the Ubuntu partition: How do I reinstall Windows 7 while keeping my dual boot configuration? However, I have a Dell ...
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How can I have Ubuntu on the main disk and Windows 7 on the mSATA?

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R SE with 3 disks : sda : 128 GB SSD SATA III sdb : 750 GB HDD SATA III sdc : 240 GB SSD mSATA III I want to have Windows 7 on sbc because it needs a lot of space. I ...
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Mouse settings problem

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 after having Windows 7, I noticed that there was something wrong with the mouse pointer. It just doesn't move the way he used in Windows, and I'm trying to solve this ...
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How to run already installed Windows in Ubuntu?

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with 300GB hard drive, in which I use 200GB for Windows 7 and 100GB for Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way I could operate my Windows 7 in Ubuntu, because there are some ...
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Remove Ubuntu w/o GRUB [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows 7 via the Windows Installer and there's no GRUB to speak of. When I turn on my computer I'm presented with the Windows Boot Loader where I can select either ...
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Need help booting windows after installing ubuntu dual boot

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 7. The first time I booted up, I was given the option to boot to Ubuntu or Windows. If I selected Ubuntu, I would go to a GRUB menu for Ubuntu. ...
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Mouse and Keyboard will not work Windows 7 Dual Boot

My mouse and keyboard work fine in Ubuntu, as well as grub. However, when I boot into Windows 7, I cannot get past the login screen because the mouse and keyboard do not work. The lack of light on my ...
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How can I flash Ubuntu Touch using a Windows install?

Currently, I'm using Windows 7, and I would like to flash Ubuntu Touch to my Nexus 4. Is there a way to do this? Can I boot a Ubuntu VM, share the Nexus 4 and have it work?
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7

I have Windows 7 Home Premium x86, I burned the .iso image on a DVD after I had downloaded it. I restarted my computer, and I booted from the DVD. When I click on "Installing Ubuntu", first it ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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Error when Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows

Ok, so I have a problem here. I'm currently running windows 7 and decided to dual-boot with Ubuntu. So I made a different partition (by referring to a tutorial). The disk management window looks ...
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Switching from Ubuntu to Windows 7 help? [duplicate]

I switched from windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a week or so ago on my Toshiba Satellite L755 I believe. It worked fine, but I had Internet problems and internal errors so I thought switching to 12.10 ...
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How do I select in which OS my computer boots?

I have Windows 7 on my PC and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a separate partition but when the PC starts it goes straight to Windows 7. How can I have the option beforehand to chose which OS ...
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Install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 with a 3rd partition

I would like to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7. I've got a 256GB SSD in my Laptop and I would like to create three 'main' partitions: about 50GB for the Ubuntu System about 50GB for the Windows ...
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Windows 7 home premium not loading after installing ubuntu 13.10

I have a SONY VAIO laptop with Windows 7 home premium being the default OS.After installing Ubuntu 13.10 i am not able to boot into Windows 7 home premium.Whenever I open Windows 7,it tells that there ...
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Ubunu One for Windows locks files; how can I stop this?

I have been having problems with Ubuntu One on Windows locking files that I'm editing making it impossible for me to save them with an overwrite function. I always end up having to save as a new file ...
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Trying to install windows 7 next to ubuntu after ubuntu but I get gpt error

I want to install Windows 7 home premium 64 bit after ubuntu 12.04 (I already looked up how to set up grub and such) but when I get to the partitioning part it tells me that Windows can't be installed ...
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How can I get the Ubuntu installer to recognise my primary partition for dual-booting?

When I select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7", the only partition available is my 20 GB recovery drive. How do I get the Ubuntu installer to recognize my primary 600 GB harddrive and create a ...
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Installing ubuntu: No OS found

Ok, so I have some problems with dualbooting. First of all, previously when I downgraded to win7 kind of failed with partitions so had to delete all of them and install directly with win7 ...
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Installing on a windows 7 pc

When I download Wubi, i go through the installation process and it tells me to reboot to complete it. So I reboot, it goes into the Ubuntu loading screen, but after maybe 30 seconds, a line of ...
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Install Win7 after Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and would like to set up a dual boot configuration with Windows 7. How can I do this?
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I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows

I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows .is there anything I should instal or do ?
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boot-repair Does not add Widnows 7 to the grub menu

I have a laptop with Debian 7, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, and installed the Ubuntu partition afresh. After the re-installation, Windows 7 disappeared from ...
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No USB Devices picked up on restart to windows 7 from ubuntu

I have dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 13.10 on efi Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 ultrabook. My devices are recognized well in Ubuntu. If I reboot the system (i,e switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7) and start ...
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How do I clean install windows 7 on the “other” partition? [duplicate]

I would like to cleanly install windows 7 on another partition to ubuntu 12.04. I originally had a windows 7 only machine. I subsequently installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside it by creating a partition. ...
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Having trouble with partition while dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7

So I have already made a partition of 100 GB in windows but when I loaded ubuntu 13.10 from a usb stick and tried installing it ubuntu didn't give me the option of installing along side windows. When ...
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ubuntu is locking

or just install the operating system ubuntu 12:04 wibe with, or performed all the procedures, I'm going to restart, I choose ubuntu and the system goes, but then when I go to the screen where we wrote ...
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ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 Installation as dual boot on ProBook 4430s

I have Windows 7 already installed, and now I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside it. During installation I faced the following problems: The option of Install Ubuntu alongside Windows was not ...
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Grub Rescue Error on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu and windows 7. It is an old laptop with BIOS (not UEFI). I tried to remove ubuntu from the system for experimentation. What I did was that I opened the disk ...
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No boot option after dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10

I have been fighting with my pc to dual boot windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 for the past few days. I think I finally cracked it today and I'm fairly confident that everything is where it should be. ...
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How do I create an bootable win 7 usb in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Iḿ Using an EEE pc and dropped my win device. I dont have a disk drive as y'all may know.. I just want to reload my windows 7 from a bootable usb, which I wanna create on ubuntu 13.04. After that I ...
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Dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu, wireless network driver not working in Windows

I have a Clevo W230st with two mSata SSDs. Windows 7 is installed on one and Ubuntu on the other. After installing Ubuntu and with everything working perfect on the Ubuntu side of things. When I boot ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu due to a partition error

So I tried to install Ubuntu using a USB drive. Everything went fine but in the last step where I had to do the partition, when I clicked "Install now!", a pop-up appeared saying an error occurred. ...
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Grub gone. Usb boot and windows recovery both don't work

I have an Asus Zenbook UX31E 128 gb ssd without CD reader. Time ago I installed ubuntu in parallel with windows7 dividing in half the ssd space and leaving the 2 small partitions of which one should ...
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Total confusion about Ubuntu!

Ok, here's the story. I installed Ubuntu a couple of days ago (alongside Windows 7), I have a 128 gb SSD, a 1TB HDD and a 500GB External HDD. I accidentally installed Ubuntu onto the External HDD. I ...