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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view LVM paritions in windows 7

im trying to browse in windows an old harddisk that i got, but its a LVM patition. How can I see a partition that is ext3/4 or part of LVM partition in windows? Anyone can recommend on a tool?
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Anybody know how to get the eyedropper tool to work in the GIMP when running Ubuntu 11.04 in Virtual Machine from 7?

Sorry this is so long. If you don't care why I need to run GIMP inside a virtual machine when I could just run it in Windows, or just want to take my word for it when I say that I have no other ...
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dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04, black screen when loading Windows

I am proficient with Windows and not so much with Linux. Here is my story: Original system came with Windows 7, got openSUSE installed on the second hard drive, and dual boot for this setup worked ...
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How to switch between Ubuntu and Windows 7 without a reboot

I have installed windows 7 and then Ubuntu 11.04. Now I want to know how I can switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7 and from Windows 7 to Ubuntu without restarting the computer.
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Window 7 to Ubuntu migration [closed]

My company is moving from windows to Ubuntu. Please suggest Free alternative for Canonical landscape .(free) Antivirus as per Windows security team norms. I know antivirus not needed in linux. ...
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Installing Windows after ubuntu on a separate HDD?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine and I would like to install windows 7 as well. I heard that Windows 7 creates an additional partition along with the normal one and I was afraid that this ...
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Drive information like Windows 7?

In Windows 7 the Computer area has drives sorted by Type which list the size remaining and a progress bar to represent the size currently in use. Is there a way to customize Ubuntu 11.04 to do the ...
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Why do I get a kernel panic if booting into Ubuntu after having used Windows 7?

A friend of mine has a dual-boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7. He encounters a kernel panic if he wants to boot up Ubuntu after a Windows session. This sounds pretty strange to me, however I ...
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how to restore windows bootloader that doesn't let windows boot after ubuntu 11.04 installation?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and chose the option of installation "alongside windows". Then I chose a drive where Windows 7, 64 bit was already installed. This drive had a capacity of 150GB. Ubuntu ...
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How I can get Unity interface on MS Windows system? [closed]

I have Ubuntu installed as primary system on my computer. So, I'm pretty used to the Unity, mainly indicators and dash, launcher is set on always visible in Compiz settings, and I'm waiting till ...
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How can re-use Ubuntu which was installed via Wubi on Windows 7?

For some reason I can't install Ubuntu from CD or USB, so that I had to installed Ubuntu via Wubi. But I install Ubuntu into partition 'D' and partition of Win 7 is 'C'. If I re-install win 7, how can ...
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UbuntuOne for windows

Im very new to Ubuntu but i've been using it since I purchased a netbook and was given a disc by a friend of mine. I am a researcher so I needed a simple but quick operating system and Ubuntu seems ...
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Increase the windows partition

first I had only windows 7 installed then I installed ubuntu 11.04 and gave it alot of space now I want to take free 140GB which on the ubuntu partition and give it to the windows partition how can I ...
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How to fix Windows 7 dual-boot after upgrade to 11.04?

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 working in prefect harmony on a dual boot system, where Win7 was the default OS. This was until I let Ubuntu upgrade itself to 11.04. Ever since that, the default OS ...
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How can I recover data from a 2TB hard drive?

I have a Western Digital 2TB External Hard Drive. I basically use it to keep all my movies and videos. Its file system is NTFS, and currently I'm using 1.4TB. One night I turn it on and copied a 4GB ...
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How can I boot to and access my Windows 7 partition or reinstall Ubuntu?

I'm running a dual boot windows7/ubuntu box and I deleted my ubuntu partition from windows because I had a problem updating to ubuntu 11.04. When I boot my PC, I get an "error cannot find partition" ...
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How to retrieve files from a Windows partition from Ubuntu desktop

I'm new to Ubuntu/Linux and I'm thus not very used to working on it. I used to have a Windows 7 and currently I dual-boot. I'd like to change to only Ubuntu. But I don't want to lose any information. ...
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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7?

I want to know is there any theme available make it Ubuntu look like Windows 7 ?
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How to restore GRUB without re-installing the OS?

A friend of mine has a Packard Bell laptop that came with Windows pre-installed. I installed Ubuntu on it and it works fine, but everytime she tried to boot Windows on it (fortunately rarely) it fails ...
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How to install Windows 7 inside Virtualbox of Ubuntu?

I have already dual systems : Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. The Windows 7 had been installed when I bought this laptop, and I don't have a CD. I just installed VitrualBox under Ubuntu, ...
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Access Tomboy Notes from Windows

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7/Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any way I can access my notes from Windows, even though they were created in Ubuntu? I sync my notes against Ubuntu One, so the notes ...
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Parallel Installation of Ubuntu, Wubi and Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 installed on a Notebook. Because I wanted to experiment with Ubuntu without loosing my Windows 7 configuration I installed the Wubi Version of Ubuntu inside of Windows 7. Since things ...
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All files from Ubuntu One are gone after re-installing windows 7

I ran Natty for a while, then switched to Maverick. Once I was on Maverick, I set up Ubuntu One and synced all of my school files. No problem so far. Then I had to wipe my HD and install Windows, ...
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Installed Ubuntu and it corrupted my Windows partition, how do I get the data back?

Its the weirdest thing or so I thought until I found that it has happened before. I tried to use testdisk to rebuild the MBR but instead it deleted the partition, but not the data which its currently ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 + Windows 7 dual boot laptop drive encryption

I already know how to create a Kubuntu/Win7 dual boot. What I would like to do is to encrypt both operating systems. I use Kubuntu as my main OS, and Windows 7 for casual gaming or prolonged Visual ...
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Sharing home folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 running inside VMWare

I'm looking for a way to share my user profile between Windows 7 and Ubuntu as guest OS inside VMWare. Are there any caveats for such an odd marriage, particularly in using NTFS with Ubuntu, on ...
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How to preview windows of a specific application in Unity?

I would like in Unity, to see a preview of the open windows of a specific application. Just like Linux DockbarX (or windows 7). Motivation example: When I have several windows open of the same ...
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Problem with my partitions?

I needed to split my hard disk into 5 partitions for installing Ubuntu 11.04. The first one (*) was for system reserved - 100mb, second (C) was the installation of Windows 7, third (D) was for my work ...
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Seeing Windows files from Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access my Windows partition using the command line? I have Ubuntu 11.04 on Windows 7, both sit on Macbook Pro 13, 5,5. Is it possible to 'see' Windows files?
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Cannot download Ubuntu Netbook Edition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the netbook edition? Windows 7 - Acer I tried to download the Netbook version today (because I am on a netbook, of course) and it told me that it could not ...
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GRUB menu missing after installation

I am running windows 7 64 bit on my comp and just installed ubuntu 11.04 64 bit after partitioning the hard drive to give ubuntu 50gb of space. I used a usb drive to try it out first and then i ...
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Problem with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04?

First of all this is the proceed that I followed to install it: I deleted system partition (that uses 100Mb and store the boot files) from my HD and I write the boot on my C: where Windows is ...
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Dual Boot issues with Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I'm finding myself in a rather unique situation. I've read through just about every resource I can find about this and while things have helped me understand some background, I haven't yet been able ...
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How can I set up grub to recognize an encrypted windows partition? [closed]

My work laptop has an encrypted windows 7 installed. I just installed ubuntu 11.04 at another partition. Grub did not recognize my Windows installation. So, as I boot, there is no option to boot it ...
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GRUB/BURG hates Windows 7

Every time I try to access my Windows 7 partition from BURG, I get a "required device is not installed" error with an error code of 0xc000000f. The same thing happens in normal GRUB. I am on Natty ...
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No grub display after installing aside Windows 7

I had a win 7 (32 bit) on dell vostro 1500(T9300cpu). Now I installed natty and restart but no grub were displayed. I give 8Gb to root and 2Gb to swap and about 8.5Gb to home section. Root and home ...
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Kubuntu and Windows 7 dual boot, clock time changes automatically [duplicate]

I had windows 7 installed, and I set my PC clock to a specific time. It worked fine but then i also installed Kubuntu (now its a dual boot). Whenever I run Kubuntu my clock changes time by -4 hours ...
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ISO to USB || Ubuntu to Windows [closed]

Trying to get a Windows 7 ISO to be written to a bootable USB from my Ubuntu installation, but it seems all the USB creators are for writing other Linux distributions, and the ones for Windows can ...
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Use Ubuntu One account to purchase from 7digital website?

Is there a way to transfer 7digital account info to Songbird on windows. I've purchased music in ubuntu using banshee/7digital and now on win7/songbird I can't login. Is the account for my Ubuntu One ...
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Can Windows 7 ultimate and ubuntu 10.10 work together as a dual boot system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid problems when installing Ubuntu and Windows 7 in dual-boot? Can Windows 7 Ultimate and Ubuntu 10.10 work as a dual boot system? If so then how? If we can do ...
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Is it possible for Ubuntu to talk to a Windows 7 Homegroup?

I suspect not, but I'm curious, after tearing my hair out over trying to get a printer to work over the network(Ubuntu to Win7) and the problem being simply that it was being shared over Homegroup, ...
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Moving from Ubuntu to Windows 7, need hard to be NTFS format

Ok so I want to change operating systems, I got a new PC recently that had no operating system so I installed Ubuntu on it. I now want to install Windows 7 but when I put in the install disk it says ...
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Can I change the Firefox menu to look like the Firefox menu in Windows?

Why Firefox's main menu is different in Ubuntu (10.04) and windows 7 ? Is different main theme?. Can I change the Ubuntu Firefox menu to look like windows 7 menu?
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Cross-platform non-ASCII symbols in filenames with TrueCrypt

I have a TrueCrypt volume created under Windows 7. Some folders and file names contain Cyrillic symbols. When mounting the volume in Ubuntu 10.10, I see question marks instead of those letters. Is ...
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Intermittent access to Win7 Share [closed]

I ave a share on a Windows 7 machine that is sometimes accessible from Ubuntu and sometimes isn't. When I try to access it currently, I get the message: "Failed to mount Windows share", and nothing ...
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2 hard drives / HD1: UBuntu HD2: Win7. best practice isolated os's for dual boot

is there any reason this wouldn't work or is a bad idea? in bios make the HD1 the default boot drive and installing ubuntu, and HD2 installing windows 7. Then if i prefer to boot into windows i just ...
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All files erased after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Yeah, I know I should have backed up my files before proceeding, I completely forgot. Well, the thing is that I had a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu ...
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How do I use virtualbox for Windows 7 installer?

I need to use Windows 7 VM to test my web application in Internet Explorer. I have a bootable USB drive for Windows 7. I have already installed VirtualBox. However in the vbox when I press start, ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Windows 7 partitions on install

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 as a dual boot with Windows 7 on my Dell latitude e6510. It is currently running Windows 7 and I have used the MS disk tools to shrink the Win 7 NTFS partition ...