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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Dual Boot Default Question (W7 & Ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I just installed Ubuntu 11. on my computer but the default is Ubuntu. How do I change it so that Windows 7 ...
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GRUB boot into Windows 7 breaks GRUB and makes system unbootable

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (daily-live iso from 21.04.12) alongside Windows 7 on an HP EliteBook laptop. The installation went fine, except that it installed grub onto my usb disk (/dev/sdb) ...
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I can't log in to Ubuntu one from windows client

I needed to uninstall, and reinstall U1, in windows 7, then I have to wait on the "getting info, please wait" screen, after this, when I want to log in, then it says, "authentication failure". Then I ...
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How to automount my Windows partition at boot?

I have a dual boot Windows 7, Ubuntu 11.10 system. Ubuntu was pretty much a vanilla installation and it was able to automount my two Win partitions. I used to see them in Nautilus. To recover this ...
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No Grub menu after installing 11.10 64b on top of Windows 7 home Pro 64b

I've installed -correctly- Ubuntu 11.10 64b on top of Windows 7 Home Pro 64b but the Grub menu is not showing on laptop boot. The laptop is a Samsung rv420. I ran a tool called boot-repair but didn't ...
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Unable to connect to Windows Ad-Hoc from 11.10

I am a newbie to Ubuntu, and loving it except for this AdHoc issue which has been bugging me for a month. I have found numerous posts on the issue with no real solutions, so let me be a bit more ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 alongside Win 7 64, now Ubuntu won't start

Two previous threads brought this up but both seem unresolved. I have a 64-bit Windows 7 system and am looking to install 64-bit Ubuntu as dual-boot. I have no experience with Ubuntu or Linux, this ...
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Virtual machine using natively installed windows

I have windows installed on my PC, and sometimes I would like to run it under ubuntu, is it possible?
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No Internet Connection - ubuntu 11.10

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently. After the first bootup the computer freezes so I have to force-quit my computer. Then I turned on my computer after that. I tried connecting to the internet. My (...
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Dual-boot partitioning

I just bought a new laptop with Windows 7 installed and I'm planning on installing Ubuntu 11.10 for a dual-boot. Here's my rather basic problem : I have a 750go hard drive, pretty much partitioned ...
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How to install Windows 7 after Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove Ubuntu? I installed Ubuntu to see what it is.. well I saw and its far to complicated and annoying to me.. or maybe I just looked at it wrong I m ...
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Ubuntu hangs at purple screen

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today. After the reboot I selected Ubuntu and it kept hanging at the purple screen. No error message was shown. The liveCD went fine and the installation was successful. I ...
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Tried Everything, Ubuntu CD won't boot

After wubi didn't work (error: prefix not found), I decided to perform a native Ubuntu install. Before that I changed and checked my BIOS already. First I downloaded an 11.10 iso from ubuntu.com and ...
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How to completely remove Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi installer, but I couldnt boot to it. So I uninstalled it on the Control Panel. Then I tried the full installation wherein it boots to the Ubuntu environment. After ...
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How to create a wifi network to share files between a Ubuntu 12.04 PC and windows 7 (32 bit) PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create file in windows share? I want to share files with a Windows 7 (32 Bit) Laptop. I have another laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. How can I share files using ...
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What's a good way to run a virtual copy of Ubuntu on Windows 7?

I have a mathematical program that runs on 64 bit Ubuntu. I need to run it on my Windows 7 workstation, preferably without having to install Ubuntu instead of Windows, because this is a short term ...
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Creating a mixed network. for windows and ubuntu

As a Ubuntu newbie (11.10) I have a wired desktop, and a laptop on Ubuntu, and another windows 7 laptop I use for college... How do I get them to "talk" to one another, for sharing files... sharing ...
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Play video in VirtualBox guest

I am installing Windows 7 today with Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 as a VirtualBox guest. Can Ubuntu (as a guest) play 2D videos within VirtualBox? Is there anything I need to install or enable? I remember ...
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Problems dual-booting back into Windows 7

Okay, so I'm relatively new to Ubuntu. I've searched and found solutions related to my problem but none that have so far directly worked. After figuring out how to free up space to make a partition ...
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Get rid of windows 7 32bit

I picked to install and partition with Windows and Ubuntu 11.10 but now I want to get rid of Windows and just use Ubuntu. How do I do that?
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Installing onto a laptop after uninstalled with easybcd

I had Ubuntu on my laptop a few days ago but a professional installed it for me. Soon after I got it from the guy I messed it up. I uninstalled Ubuntu with easybcd and now I'm scared it will ...
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Printing document on windows7 from printer which is connected to Ubuntu (via RDP on Ubuntu)

I have a printer on Ubuntu. I want to print a document on Windows7 via RDP on Ubuntu. ı want to connect Windows7 via RDP on Ubuntu. ı will choose a document there. The document will be printed from my ...
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How can I restore Windows 7 to the pc

I had windows 7 and installed ubuntu, but I don't like it, so I'd like to remove it and back to windows 7. can you tell the steps?
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Regarding partitions for dual-booting Ubuntu with pre-existing Windows 7

I have zero actual experience with configuring disk partitions and the stuff I have read for the past few hours have been confusing me a bit, so please bear with me. First of all, I'd like to explain ...
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Install Win7 from recovery - protect current lubuntu install

I got a new laptop in December and immediately wiped Windows, installed Ubuntu (later tried XFCE, KDE, now LXDE and happy), and left the recovery partition intact. The idea was that if anything was ...
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Wubi fails to start on an Acer Aspire 4750G

Yesturday i tried to install Ubuntu with wubi to my laptop (ACER aspire 4750G). I have a windows7 sp1 now. First i tried install 12.04, but after when it offer to restart the computer i saw an error. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 to external HDD overwrites the MBR of the internal HDD

I have a Asus A42F laptop which has Windows 7 32 bit installed on it's internal HDD. I have just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a portable HDD using the laptop. Now my laptop does not boot Windows 7 if ...
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How to create a Windows-readable FAT32 partition on Persistent USB?

Is it possible to create a FAT32 Parition in Ubuntu Persistent USB that is Windows-readable? If so how? I created a FAT32 partition in the past and labelled it as '/windows', though this was unable ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu OS (used Ubuntu for Windows)?

I wanted to try out Ubuntu, but I really don't like it. How do I delete/uninstall and revert back to my previous Windows 7?
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Ordinal not in range - Ubuntu One

Im using windows 7 32bits i have installed ubuntu one but when it starts i get this error: UnicodeDecodeError 'ascii' 'C:\Users\R\xfaben Santos Garcia\' 10 11 'ordinal not in range(128)' What could ...
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How to overwrite Ubuntu with Windows 7? [closed]

So I have a Windows DVD and it works. But when it gets to the part when it says "Upgrade" or "Custom" I click on custom and at the bottom it says cannot install over it because Windows 7 can only be ...
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How do I access my music and documents from Windows7 on Ubuntu?

How do I access my Windows7 music library on Ubuntu 11.10? I have just installed Ubuntu and I wish to copy my music library from iTunes to the banshee media player, I'll gladly give more details if ...
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No Windows in Ubuntu boot menu (Ubuntu 11.10, WIndows 7)

Install Ubuntu 11.10, successfully; Install Windows 7, successfully; Re-install grub with command mount /dev/sda1 /mnt; grub-install –root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda, successfully; reboot. The ubuntu ...
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Remove Ubuntu and keep Grub manager

here is the deal... i have 3partitions and swap... one big for space one windows 7 and one Kubuntu. Here is table: SDA1 >NTFS >System Reserved >100mb SDA2 >NTFS >Windows7 >40gb ...
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Windows drive shows all icons with a “X” tagged!

This is what I'm seeing. Any help?
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Ubuntu 11.0 won't boot up

Long story, but it began on windows 7. It would slow down, then freeze, then crash. I would restart the computer, and sometimes it would say "no OS detected", so I recovered it. When I did that, I was ...
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GRUB skipped in dual boot

I've downloaded the latest Ubuntu, 12.04. I have Windows 7 Professional installed on my laptop, 1 physical HD divided to 3 partitions (C:, D: and System Reserved). I shrank D: drive and had 60 GB of ...
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Win7 -> Ubuntu 11.10 - Win Dynamic Disk Raid 1

I imaged my win7 system disk via ntfsclone + dd (mbr) to one of my Win7 Dynamic Disk RAID1 disks from within the Ubuntu LiveCD instance (only wrote to one of the disks in the win7 RAID1 array). I did ...
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How can I install Ubuntu One for Windows onto a memory card or USB flash drive?

Is there a way to install the Ubuntu One app for Windows onto a memory card or flash-drive? Edit: I want to do this because it would be handy to have U1 on my school laptop in order to keep all my ...
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Back up virtualbox for a fresh install - while migrating to 64 bit

I usually take the upgrade path in ubuntu, rather than fresh install, but I'd like to try the latter route for 12.04. However, one of the most thoroughly configured and critical tools on my system is ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 11.10 after installing alongside Windows 7? [closed]

I'm really not good with computers. I recently got a new one with Windows 7. I installed Ubuntu on my old computer and used it with no problem. I decided to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on my ...
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Unable to load Ubuntu after installing Windows

I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed, I installed Windows 7 on another partition but now on booting I cant see dual boot options and Windows 7 is loaded. How can I run Ubuntu now?
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Windows 7 Blue Screen then restart after loading from GRUB

I have Ubuntu dual booting Windows 7 and after repairing GRUB and a few Windows Updates, now Windows 7 just goes to blue screen upon loading from GRUB then restarts. Is there any way to fix this? I'...
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How can I dual-boot a TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 when both are installed separately on different physical drives?

How can I dual-boot a TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 when both are installed separately on different physical drives? I have two hard drives. hd0 has a TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows 7 ...
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Ubuntu not displayed in Windows boot manager

I have clearly seen v2r's link. thanks for your help too. But my problem is different. I am trying to dual boot windows and ubuntu after installing with wubi. I DOWNLOADED AN ISO, BURNT IT AND CLICKED ...
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Unable to install Win XP nor Win 7 after installing Ubuntu 11.10

I'll try to make this scenario as clear as possible. Laptop Specs HP dv6-2189la: 500 HDD 4GB Ram Intel i7 Personal Specs - Linux newbie running for the first time. Quite confused :( I had ...
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I deleted disk partitions - installing Ubuntu 11.04 to WIN7 build - I need windows back but how?

Steps to disaster Installed Ubuntu 11.04 Partitioned drive upon install and gave Ubuntu entire disk. Several months later I need WIN7 as dual boot What happens at present ...
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Migrate windows 7 network drive to Ubuntu 11.10 for use as a file server

On my network (7 computers with windows 7 Pro) one of the computers has a partitioned HDD and sharing that partition as a network drive for all other users to access. All other computers have a that ...
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I need some suggestions for my system, about Speeding Up Ubuntu

My computer (Sony Vaio VPCF22S1E) has Inter Core i7 (2GHz) processor, 8GB RAM (details) . There are 2 operation systems on my PC . Windows 7 and Ubuntu. My computer's performance was great, a few ...
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Will long-term use of ubuntu via wubi harm my PC?

I do see a part of my question being discussed already. The specific answer I'm looking for is, will LONG-TERM use of Ubuntu via Wubi harm my PC (i.e cause irrevocable h/w failure or damage my ...