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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Grub Rescue Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion p7 1010 with 10GB RAM that's dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04. I tried upgrading Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional, and it said that it did ...
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How do I access my Windows 7 files?

The question is a little more complicated than the title may suggest. After a bad experience with Windows 10, I tried to downgrade, long story short, Windows 7 is borked. I installed Ubuntu, creating ...
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 14.04.03

Although I use Ubuntu for my work, I am not that well-versed in its functioning, so please excuse any errors resulting from that. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 for the purposes of a dual boot with ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 14.04

Currently I have Windows 7 installed along with Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot. Now I want to remove my Ubuntu, upgrade to Windows 10 and then fresh install Ubuntu on dual boot. I was looking for steps but ...
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Grub2 and os-prober not detecting my Windows 7

I erased my old Elementary OS and replaced it with Ubuntu 14.04. I also have a Windows 7 install on a different drive, which was working fine under Elementary OS (which is based on Ubuntu 12.04) . ...
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Ubuntu shared folders using samba not getting listed in windows 7

I am trying to share files using samba from my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to Windows 7 machine which are connected to the same network . I have set up samba in my ubuntu machine, gave sharing permissions to ...
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VirtualBox can't open Windows 7

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it, and it won't open. I get the following error box: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine VeenDoze. The virtual machine 'VeenDoze' has ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot recognize my windows nor my hard drive which my windows is installed on

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and was working fine with windows 7 along side it. Then I wanted to get rid of Ubuntu so I deleted the partition that Ubuntu was installed on in windows. (There were two ...
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I'm dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade windows 7 to version 10

Has anyone done this yet? I think Microsoft finally got it right with windows and I'm ready to upgrade my windows OS to 10. The only issue is that I do not want to lose my Ubuntu partition. Is there ...
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“Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7” option is not shown during installation of dual boot ubuntu 14.04.2

i am try to install ubuntu 14.04.2 along side window7 i.e dual boot. window 7 already installed on My lenovo laptop. So to install ubuntu on my laptop i use rufus to make my usb Bootable. But during ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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Deleting Windows from triple boot

I first had windows 7 in my laptop. Then I installed windows 8.1 in different partition (dual booted). Then I installed Ubuntu in different partition. Now it shows me grub showing option to boot ...
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Dual boot - Windows missing after installing ubuntu

I am posting a question and also post the answer as I don’t know other way around to help others. I Have been struggling from last 1 month to make dual boot on my hp laptop its hp g6-2313ax, however ...
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Partition not visible on ubuntu - Hp g6-2313ax notenook

I have a laptop hp2313ax, which is a UEFI laptop however I have disabled UEFI and enabled legacy boot as it was not allowing me to install win 7 64 bit ultimate. My issue is when I am trying to make ...
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Invalid Partition Table

I'm Trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 by USB pendrive. After formatting the USB to Fat32, extracting the iso and booting, I get the error "invalid partition table". I know this is similar to the ...
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Windows 7 internet doesn't work after beginning Ubuntu install

I've begun the process of installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Right now, I am running it in a DVD drive but haven't fully installed yet (when I first inserted the DVD, it ran an executable that ...
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A Virtual?…Desktop? question…(wondering if this is possible)

If I already have Ubuntu (14.04LTS) and Windows (7 installed first, recently upgraded to 10) on separate partitions, is there a way to run both OS's with any form of virtual machines, or, would one ...
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Windows 7 client on virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 host, not recognizing USB stick

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 box running virtualbox 4.3.10 with the extension pack installed that goes with it. A Windows 7 client is running in virtualbox. It has 1 cpu assigned to it, if that matters. ...
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When I trying to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows 7 restart and wont install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from USB flash. So I boot from it and the install begins. It works until it ask me which type of instillation I want. I choose alongside with Windows 7 and then it the ...
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Is double-booting with Windows 7 viable with Ubuntu 14.04? Or does on have to be wiped, (Windows not pre-installed.)

My mom's old i5 Ultrabook's Hard Drive died a year ago and now I want to install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu so I can run MS Office (I prefer it to LibreOffice.) And Steam. I also want to keep Ubuntu ...
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I tried boot repair on my Asus x54c mb ver k54c with Windows 7 home premium and still only get a blank screen

http://paste.ubuntu.com/12095260/ It doesn't show any error messages just a black screen. So far I can run boot repair 64 bit but I cannot use my windows 7 repair disk. When I try all it does is show ...
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Cannot dual boot Ubuntu

I've had two problems since I tried to install Ubuntu. The first time I tried to install, I selected how much hard drive space I would allocate and proceeded to install. However the desktop froze and ...
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Running off of a USB Drive?

So recently I installed Ubuntu onto a USB drive and now when I try to start up, there's an interface where I can choose my OS that has Windows 7 and two Ubuntu selections. When I select either Ubuntu ...
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Nothing boots (previously Windows 7 / lubuntu)

I tried to install xubuntu on a machine that had Windows 7 alongside lubuntu The error I made is that I clicked by error erasing everything and install xubuntu. But I stopped at the next window that ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed Ubuntu installation

When installing Ubuntu on my laptop, I had no problems. (Laptop: nVidia GT 525M) Note: I have Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 on both computers. But when installing Ubuntu on my desktop, show me this ...
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Can't get pass initramfs terminal!!! Help!!!

I installed Ubuntu 14 over version 1.1. When I go to boot up, I get stuck at this initramfs terminal. It says that Ubuntu 1.1 has a built in shell [ash]. What do I do or what have I done wrong??
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 dual-boot

I have two HDDs, 80Gb each. On the first HDD, I have windows 7, on the second HDD, I've installed Ubuntu, but I don't understand why can't I use Ubuntu. When I restart my PC, it doesn't ask me about ...
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Grub rescue No such partition and all partition tell me unkown filesystem

I have duel boot Win7 and ubuntu 15 , and I have deleted one partition 2GB and when I have restarted my pc and its tell me No such partition grub rescue, I have tried this step Set prefix=(hd0,msdos ...
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Ubuntu 14.0.4.2LTS + Samba 4.1.6 as Primary Domain Controller no LDAP - Windows 7

I thought I'd put together this bare-bones tutorial since it took me about a month of going through other online tutorials to finally get this to work. The intended audience is more advanced I.T. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 32-bit as Virtual Machine(VirtualBox) in Windows 7 - Question

I have an issue while installing in "Installation Type". Since it is a virtual machine with its own virtual disk, should I choose "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" or will it have an impact on my actual ...
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Very BIZARRE trend for accessing Windows 10 partition in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I think this might have something to do with the fact that Windows 10 is still new and there has yet to be an update in Ubuntu to accommodate the following issue. Nevertheless, I think everyone should ...
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WIndows 7 wont load?

I installed ubuntu in a separate partition and my windows 7 was in a separate partition. so in the grub screen when I choose to load from from windows 7 it wont boot and again the grub screen comes ...
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Right speaker doesn't work

I use K53SD Asus laptop with dual boot (win 7 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). When ı use ubuntu , left speaker work normally but right speaker doesn't work . When ı use win 7 left speaker work normally again ...
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Cant access Windows 7 after dual-booting with Ubuntu

I'm very new to Linux. Recently I tried to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with Windows 7. I burned the Ubuntu ISO to a DVD and booted my PC from there. Prior to this, I shrunk my Windows C: Partition ...
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having trouble installing ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 7 (64 bit)

I'm currently trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 7 (64 bit) but when I followed through the wizard it didn't give me the option to install alongside windows. I then went back into ...
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Windows7 nor ubuntu loading after successful install of ubuntu

So.. I have had a lot and lot of problems installing ubuntu and it seems its not over yet.. First of all I had problems that it didnt detect my operating system. Which it did in the end. Then it ...
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Windows 7 doesn't boot; no device, invalid sig

Booting to Windows 7 has worked in the past. I don't know what changed. When I select the Windows 7 menu item, I receive the errors: no device invalid signature 468CEF828CEF6ABF Note that I've ...
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Will upgrading to windows 10 affect my dual boot?

I'm currently running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. I want to upgrade to Windows 10, but I would like my Ubuntu to be untouched. How do I go about it?
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GRUB still showing windows 7 boot instead of windows 10

So, I have dual boot on my notebook which are Ubuntu and Windows 7. But recently, I upgraded my windows 7 to windows 10. But when I startup my notebook, it still shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10. ...
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Windows 7 wont boot from grub

Just installed ubuntu mate on my machine at work, as a dual boot. (was planning on keeping windows, as i have to occasionally write c#) although I'm a Linux user. Grub will boot into ubuntu fine but ...
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How do I make my computer automatically boot into Windows instead of Ubuntu?

I have dual-OS's on my computer and when I turn it on it will automatically boot into Ubuntu. I am only able to get into Windows if I manually make a selection in what I think is grub (I am new to ...
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Can't reach tomcat server on Ubuntu 14.04 host from VirtualBox 4.3 Windows 7 guest or Ubuntu 14.04 guest

I've tried the following posts, as well as skimming through the VirtualBox manual: Windows GUEST accessing my local webserver on Ubuntu HOST? VirtualBox WinXP GUEST accessing HOST local webserver? ...
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is it safe to convert windows 7 boot partition to logical drive?

I want to quad boot windows 7, centos, opensuse and ubuntu. I researched on internet and find out that maximum number of primary partitions allowed or supported is 4. The only way to quad boot the ...
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Connecting two computers with usb

I bought a dual usb from belkin a little bit ago, it has the chip in the middle and is designed for dual computer use. Problem is, it seems its only for transferring files from PC to PC with the ...
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Messed up sharing files between Linux 14.04 and Windows7 (dual boot) - Error 0x80070570

I'm new to Linux. Recently, I started dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. They are both installed on separate disk partitions and there's an NTFS disk partition (700GB), where I store my files in ...
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cannot access through telnet from ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7

I have this HW that i need to connect ubuntu and windows 7 from Telnet protocol to each other. Till now I have made this possible to open my terminal from windows 7 and it worked just fine. but when i ...
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I want to fully switch to Ubuntu

Right now I have windows and Ubuntu on my laptop. I don't use Windows anymore. But it still has the majority of my hard drive space. How do I fully switch to Ubuntu. Also. It is apparently badly ...
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Windows won't dual boot, os-prober can't find Windows and Windows BSOD!

I resized a linux data partition and now windows7 won't boot, I just get a quick flash of a BSOD I've run boot-repair a many times and this is the latest output: http://paste2.org/L2WkzB62 If I ...
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Windows 7 reinstall now boot is broken

I had a virus on the Windows 7 part of my pc. I had to format the drive using the ubuntu side. then reinstalled fresh on the w7 part. originally, it only booted to w7 and then I have been trying to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation issue alongside windows 7 [duplicate]

I have 32 bit windows 7 installed on my laptop. I now want to dual boot ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7. My laptop only supports boot from bios and there is MBR partition table. Totally there is 250GB HDD ...