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 problems with 14.04 alongside Windows 7

I've tried to install 14.04 with a DVD. First the 64-bit version. It went all fine until I was asked how I wanted it installed. I chose alongside Windows 7, and it asked me to remove the installation ...
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Files deleted using Linux still show up in Windows [closed]

I use Ubuntu and Windows 7 as dual boot. I deleted a video from the Downloads folder in C drive while using my Ubuntu OS. I simply selected the video and did a shift+delete. When I switch to ...
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Display Problems running Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows VMware Player

I am posting this again because I have changed to VMWare Player and I discovered something new. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare Player 6.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare ...
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Trouble installing Xubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7

I wiped my disk clean and decided to dual boot Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 in my laptop. I started by installing Windows 7 and created two 50Gb partitions - one for each SO - and other ~200Gb ...
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Ubuntu erased my Windows when I chose to replace old Ubuntu install [duplicate]

I was installing Ubuntu 13.10 and chose to replace the old Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that the new installation also erased my Windows and installed the new Ubuntu using all space available in my ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7

I have a desktop PC, a Dual Core 3.4ghz & 2GB of Ram. Hard Disk is 250GB & is partitioned. When I proceed with the installation, I can't find any drive or partition in the Partition list. ...
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Problem In Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows 7 [duplicate]

Normally wubi.exe does not show option Install Ubuntu inside windows, I used command line in DOS wubi.exe --force wubi then it shows Install Ubuntu inside windows. But After copying all files when ...
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Decrease Windows partition and increase Ubuntu partition data loss?

I currently have no space left on my hard drive, but I want to increase my Ubuntu partition which would also require me to decrease the size of my Windows partition, but will doing this with Gpart or ...
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Howto restore Windows bootloader after removing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 with dual boot.Now the problem is my ubuntu was crash so i delete the ubuntu partition in windows diskmanagement but the default boot priority is ubuntu now ...
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Ubuntu dual boot not repaired by boot-repair after installing windows 7

I reinstalled windows 7 on my dual boot machine (thinkpad x220). Nowto get back the bootmenu I followed https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows Boot-repair says ...
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installation ubuntu 14 alongside windows 7 [duplicate]

Can anyone please guide me to install Ubuntu alongside windows 7? I have a 160GB HDD and it will have 3 partitions. I made a bootable USB using LILI CREATOR. The USB booted fine. But when I enter ...
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How to recover my old installed ubuntu after installing Windows [duplicate]

I am using windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 dual boot system. In my Windows 7 some issues occurred, so i re-install windows 7. after re-installing windows 7, i lost my ubuntu os. how can i recover my ubuntu ...
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Wireless N 300Mbps missing in Ubuntu

I have very odd problem. First of all my setup : WiFi router - mikrotik 2011uas-2hnd-in Client 1 - Ubuntu 14.04 with Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000 [Condor Peak] ...
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I am trying to share a file between windows 7 (host) and Ubuntu 12.04.4 (guest), using Virtual Box 4.3.12

I have put the folder (winshare), it has some data in it, that I need under Virtual Machine---Settings---Shared Folders---Machine Folders, and in Ubuntu I have created the directory ~/media/winshare. ...
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wubi ubuntu does not start

I have a new dell latitude 7440 laptop with windows 7 64 bit. It runs Bios (not UEFI) and the hard drive is MBR. However, wubi does not start. After I select ubuntu from the boot page. It gives a ...
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Dual booting Windows 7/Ubuntu and partitioning on a 220GB SSD / 1TB HDD

I am not a technical user and am not familiar with any of these linux/unix/ubuntu terms - I'm looking for an easy to follow, non-technical guide for setting up my system - please tell it to me like ...
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How to share a folder in the same PC between Ubuntu and Windows

I need to know if its possible to share a folder, so that I can open the files in it from Ubuntu and Windows. At the time, I'm using Windows but planning to move back to Ubuntu but my problem would ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect

Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5742-7645 laptop with 4GB memory, Intel Core i3 processor, Intel HD ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu after Windows 7 installation and “boot-repair” does not work

I hope someone here can help me: I re-installed my Windows 7 partition and now I cannot boot to Ubuntu 14.04 any more - no grub boot-menu is display instead directly the "Loading windows" screen is ...
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Windows Disk Manager: how to remove the partition created by Ubuntu Installation? [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 7). But the installation failed due to a hard drive problem. Now in Windows disk manager there are three primary partitions. C belongs to ...
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Cant Install Ubuntu 14.04 Alongside Windows7 The only option is: Install Inside Windows 7

Hi and thank you for your help i tried install ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and i want to kepp my windows7Ultimate but the only option that comes up is install ubuntu INSIDE windows 7 and not Alongside and ...
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How do I remove my Windows 7 setup from a Windows/Ubuntu dual-boot?

Previously my OS was Window 7 and some day it began to show problems with booting and finally it didn't boot at all. I tried to repair it but it didn't get repaired. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Deleting Ubuntu help? [duplicate]

So I downloaded Ubuntu and chose to replace it instead of using win7 but now i want win7 back and the recovery disks only say UDF Volume and are no use. Please help?
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Install Ubuntu side by side with Windows

I'm trying to setup both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop on the same machine. I've partitioned the disk into 3 parts, so that I can have Windows Ubuntu Shared Partition for Files I've ...
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Upgrading current version of Ubuntu, on a multi boot system.

I find that I'm unable to upgrade the existing version of Ubuntu on my multiboot system (Windows 7 on the other half of the partition). Can I simply do a clean install from within the partition?
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Accidentally deleted my windows 7 while installing ubuntu, trying to reinstall it [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 Ultimate on my desktop and I believe have downloaded the correct ISO file. I've been trying to use GParted and UNetbootin to create a bootable usb by formatting to FAT32, flagging ...
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Unable to see ubuntu partition on windows [duplicate]

I have dual-booted windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I can browse files stored in windows partition in ubuntu os but I cannot browse or see ubuntu partition in 'my computer' in windows. Please ...
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How to access network folders from within windows 7 virtualbox [closed]

At work we have fileshare storages accessible via the network. I'm not super familiar with this kind of networking, so I'm not 100% sure how to word this question/give enough details right away so ...
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I can't install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 already installed [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 already installed on my machine. I'm now trying to install Windows 7, but I can't. After the installation is done, the computer reboots, but Grub shows only Ubuntu.
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Transfer all messages of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04?

How can I transfer all messages and contacts of thunderbird with windows 7 to thunderbird ubuntu 14.04? I know that have a free app called mozbackup. But it don't works with linux. There a way ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on Lenovo G780

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a lenovo G780 laptop. I successfully downloaded Ubuntu onto a USB stick and can boot from the USB, but when I try and install it I get this ...
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Gparted has a little key icon on my Ubuntu partition so I can not resize it

How can I make separate partition (to install windows 7) using ubuntu. I tried to use Gparted but there is a little key icon on my ubuntu partition therefore i cant make a new partition.
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Unable to have option to boot up Windows 7 partition

I recently installed Ubuntu 3.13.0, and updated to 13.15.0. After reboot,I no longer had the option to choose to boot up my Windows 7 partition. I have tried Boot Repair, but have gotten ** ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after windows 7 install [closed]

ok so i have multiple problems... I installed windows 7 on a separate partition from ubuntu and i knew it was gonna overwrite grub so after the install i downloaded easybcd. here's the problem with ...
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Windows partition UNKNOWN after Ubuntu installation attempt at dual boot - How to fix?

The idea was to install Win 7 and Ubuntu with dual boot. However, after installation, Gparted shows a /dev/sda1 as an 'unknown' filesystem and its size is 278 GB. All my windows files, data are in ...
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Dual Boot: Ubuntu installation not detecting existing windows operating system

In my attempt to set up a dual boot system, by installing Ubuntu 14.04 onto my system with Windows 7, I have encountered a pretty stubborn problem. I have loaded ubuntu into a bootable USB device. ...
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What does “System program detected error” mean and how serious is it?

I am running ubuntu 32-bit using VMware player on windows 7 64-bit. I logged in to my ubuntu account and did my normal activities (check for updates, browse askubuntu, etc.) but when I checked for ...
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How to install ubuntu on windows 7 using ISO with no disk? [duplicate]

I need to know how I can install ubuntu on Windows using the ISO file without burning onto a disk. Is this possible?
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Can I install Ubuntu as a second operating system on a Windows 7 laptop?

My Dad wants Ubuntu installed as a second operating system on his Windows-7 laptop. Is this reasonably easy to do and easy to choose with op system to boot up with each time he uses it?
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Errors with Vmware crashing with windows 7 as guest

Every time I try to change the theme for my windows 7 guest machine, do anything that would change appearance, or anything involving aero at all, vmware gives me a dialog that says "Vmware Player ...
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Grub, linex and windows 7 [duplicate]

I have grub, Linux, and windows 7. Someone installed grub and Linux on my computer. We had partitions. Now I got rid of the partitions and Linux. The problem is when I turn my computer on now I get: ...
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Grub help, Windows not loading

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7508074/ In the grub menu Windows has two options: sdb1 and sdb2, neither actually do the whole "loading windows" thing. Rather, they both give me a purple screen. I've waited ...
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Booting multiple operating systems, does install order matter?

I'm moving my computer from a dual boot (Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04) to a triple boot (Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04, Mac OS X 10.9). I currently use Grub to start up my computer into either Windows or Ubuntu. ...
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Error after installing Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7

I've a new PC with two drives: SSD (120 GB) HDD (1TB) I want to use Windows 7 and Ubuntu in it. So first off I installed Windows 7 in a partition of the SSD. Windows was working perfectly. Next I ...
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Windows 7 not appearing on grub2

So I just installed Ubuntu 14 on a separate hard drive from Windows 7. But when grub2 boots up, I only see options to boot ubuntu, windows 7 is nowhere in sight. I've had to manually boot the hard ...
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How to install Windows 7 upon ubuntu [duplicate]

Please any body say How to install windows 7 on ubuntu 14.04 dual boot would be a Big help if explained in Step by step !!
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Grub rescueproblem unknown file system performed all the solutions before

My laptop is dual boot it has Ubuntu and windows 7. I wanted to extend C:drive on windows 7 so I used third part partition assistant for it but the partition assistant messed up and dragged the ...
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Grub 2 not working

So here's the thing, I recently installed Ubuntu 14. Everything works fine except the boot loader. I currently have windows 7 installed on another hard drive. But when I boot the machine I get a ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 error

So first of all, I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 along side Windows 7 using the windows installer included in the download, but then when I go to restart ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 along WIndows to dual boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer that already has Windows 7 installed. When going through the installation steps it says that no other OS is found. How do I get back to Windows. I ...