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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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? ...
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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 ...
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Wubi installation won't start

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 via wubi. Everything was going ok, but all the sudden it started going slow, freezing during file operations and then complete freeze. I restarted the PC an now it ...
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Ubuntu One (Windows 7) not syncing folders other than the default one

I can sync the default "Ubuntu One" folder without issues, it's just other folders that I add that don't sync at all. They show up on the web interface with a different grey icon but when I click on ...
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Install Ubuntu side by side with Windows 7 on existing RAID 5 array

I've got Windows alreay installed on Raid5 array with 3x1TB HDD. I want to install Ubuntu on one partition in this array, but Ubuntu Setup doesn't recognize the array. All that I have found is ...
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How can I acess all Windows 7 files from a Wubi Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accessing Windows partition inside Wubi I don't want to install any programs or anything. I just want to know if its possible. If so, how? I am dual booting, using WUBI ...
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Installing Ubuntu 11.10 x64 alongside Windows 7 x64 doesn't boot into Ubuntu

It appears that there are lots of "Ubuntu alongside Windows" posts, but I couldn't find my answer. My PC's only OS was Windows 7 x64. All of my 750 GB HDD partitions were in NTFS format. Yesterday I ...
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How To SSH From Host (Win7) to Guest (Ubuntu Server 10.04)

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS on my machine that has Windows 7 Ultimate. I would like to run the VM graphicless and access it through ssh from Windows 7. My machine is connected to ...
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Why are some Windows shares not available?

I have a Windows 7 computer on my local network that hosts all my media. I've shared relevant folders there without any limitation, so anyone should be able to access the files without providing a ...
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Shared folder in VirtualBox (Ubuntu and Windows 7)

I want to have a directory which is accessible on both Windows 7 installed on Ubuntu host, and the Ubuntu as well. So I have installed the Virtualbox additions on both Windows and Ubuntu. Then in ...
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How long does it take to partition during installation, and what happens if I restart

I am installing ubuntu from a USB disk, I am following this: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download I was relying on ubuntu's installation to do the partitioning for me, I had only one ...
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dual boot truble

I am having trouble setting up a dual boot. I can make ubuntu work, or I can make windows work I can't get them to dule boot. I had windows installed on a new computer, partitioned the drive and ...
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Installing Ubuntu One in Windows 7 - hangs at “Getting information, please wait…” [closed]

I am making the switch from Dropbox to Ubuntu One (or, attempting to do so.) I have several machines with Ubuntu and Windows 7. I have an Ubuntu One account, have added files from a couple Ubuntu ...
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Move system to VirtualBox

I have HDD with Windows 7 on one of the partintions which was installed previously on the same machine, connected to the laptop via the USB. Previously the system was booted from this HDD using grub ...
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Running full installation of Ubuntu // full instalation of windows 7 in one PC

I must admit I'm a total noob in this. I've been running ubuntu 11.10 in windows 7 using Wubi installation, and I love Ubuntu. I would like to make a full dual boot instalation of Ubuntu on my ...
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Wide screen resolution in VirtualBox

I've installed Windows 7 in VirtualBox hosted by Ubuntu. After the installation in Windows 7 I can't see the resolution I need (wide screen). I have only the 4:3 (1024x768 etc.) How can I fix this? ...
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Safely close virtualbox machine on host reboot

I'm running Windows 7 inside Virtualbox on Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine. I'm running it at startup, but I have a problem with rebooting. When I type sudo reboot now the state of the virtual ...
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How can I access Windows 7 files/folders from Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why I can't access partition on which I have installed it? I installed Samba but I could not get it working. Is there another program or way to access them? Can ...
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Slow wacom on virtualbox. Is it possible to solve it?

I have a Wacom Bamboo that works out-of-the-box on Ubuntu 11.10 (even pressure). The problem, though, comes when using it on VirtualBox. If I don't allow VB to access it, it recognizes the tablet as ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after installing Ubuntu 11

I just installed Ubuntu along side to Windows 7, and now Windows 7 will not boot. When the system starts, it shows me entry for Windows 7 in boot menu, when I click on the Windows 7 option in boot ...
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dual boot ubuntu installation mishap

I have Windows 7 pc ,where i had 2 partitions, a c drive for my system files and a d drive for my data. I decided to install ubuntu 11.10 a couple of days ago and thought of install it in a separate ...
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Ubuntu Install 11.10 doesn't recognize Windows 7 installation with new HDD [closed]

Replaced my crashed HDD with a Seagate 2TB Sata (bought from a company who pulled it from a working computer, OS unknown) and did a fresh install of Windows 7. Windows shows 100MB boot partition ...
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Can I snap windows by using Super Key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Way to automatically resize 2 windows to take up half of the screen Can I snap windows to the left, right, maximize by doing Super+ArrowLeft, Super+ArrowRight, ...
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How to use gparted to resize hdd?

I installed Gparted as I used to in 7.10 and was going to resize my partion when I saw that I can't resize my Ubuntu OS partion. I used to do it in 7.10 to dual-boot with Windows. But I'm locked out ...
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Can't change GRUB 2 default OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to change Windows 7 to my default OS because it has all the programs I want, but I can't get GRUB ...
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How can I verify my virtual machine is using CPU virtualization?

I have enabled cpu virtualization on my gigabyte ga-ma770t-up3p and have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 i386 (after amd64 failed to authenticate). I would like to know how I can verify whether or ...
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Can't boot Windows from GRUB

I bought my notebook with Windows 7. I, one day, decided to install Linux. I did it, but I am unable to boot Windows. When I turn the computer on, I get to GRUB. If I choose Linux, I'm good to go, but ...
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How do I share a folder to the public?

I have Ubuntu One installed in my Windows 7 Desktop. I want to share a folder with a few friends who do not have an account in Ubuntu One and don't want to create one as well.
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Internet is slow & intermittent

Something kinda weird happened to me today. I've been using Ubuntu for month on my computer without any issue but today I decided to install Windows 7 on dual boot so that my GF can use Photoshop... ...
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How do I remove ubuntu from a windows 7 machine without the recovery disk?

I have a computer that originally came with windows 7. I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) on it. Now, I want to remove it from the computer while keeping windows. Unfortunately, I don't have ...
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Just installed 11.10 and Windows 7 is now Missing

After dual-booting Ubuntu 11.10 successfully on another computer, I finally decided it was time for me to make the leap from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. However, the installation on my Dell Inspiron Laptop ...
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Ubuntu boots to grub rescue

I have two systems installed previously Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I was trying to reinstall Ubuntu and format the Ubuntu OS partition using a tool in Windows 7. When I have Ubuntu ready on a USB stick ...
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Should I run Ubuntu alongside Windows or in a virtual machine?

I would like to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 64-bit PC to do analysis of astronomy data. The data files are often large (can be few hundred MB, possibly a GB). The data files may be located on an ...
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I cant install ubuntu properly on my dell inspiron 15R (N5110)

The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15R (Queen) it comes with windows 7 and I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on a different partition, yet, the problen is as follows: The system has 3 primary partitions ...