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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How do I make Windows 7 the default OS instead of ubuntu?

I was following this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/set-windows-as-default-os-when-dual-booting-ubuntu/ in order to make windows the default os when I boot the computer but the problem ...
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Remove an Extra Entry for Windows 7 in BURG or GRUB?

For some reason I have two entries for the same copy of Windows 7 in burg (and before I installed burg, there were two in the grub menu as well). They are on different partitions but they boot into ...
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Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7

Okay, even though the title says a different thing, this does mostly only affect my Ubuntu Installation. I have a dualboot setup for Windows XP and Ubuntu, Windows had been installed first, then ...
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Is there an easy way to transfer an OS from one hard drive to another?

So here's my situation. I have a dual boot windows7 and Ubuntu 10.04.1 on a run-of-the-mill hard drive. In a day or two I will get a new 64GB SSD in the mail and want to boot from that for obvious ...
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How to share a remote mounted folder using sshfs?

I used the sshfs app to mount a remote folder. The problem now is that I can't seem to share it. I can see all of it's contents when I directly do an ls and I also see it in the mount list when I run ...
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Transferring Libraries from Windows 7 into Wine

I was wondering if I would be able to transfer my libraries from my Windows 7 partition to Wine. I am pretty sure this is legal because I would be using the libraries from a Windows installation that ...
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How can I install netbook edition without losing Windows?

I'm using Windows 7 Starter on my netbook and I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition but I don't want to lose anything. I want to keep Windows and use both systems on my netbook. I created a ...
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How does Ubuntu handle looking at a Windows Raid?

If I install Ubuntu on hard drive A and mount (via nautilus) hard drive B that has Windows 7 installed on it with a RAID1, could Ubuntu even remotely screw up the RAID Controller? Or would it look at ...
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How to restore Windows 7 MBR without a CD

I have been playing with Ubuntu for a few weeks now, and I'd like to revert my computer back to it's original - factory - defaults. On the computer I have a recovery partition (it's a netbook). I ...
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Installing on Toshiba laptop with preinstalled Windows 7 and recovery partition [closed]

I would like to know if it will be possible to restore Windows 7 after removing Recovery partition? I have 2 Recovery DVDs that I've created some time ago but I'm not sure if it's sufficient to ...
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How do I enable visual effects when running Ubuntu as a Guest machine in VirtualBox? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 64bit guest with Windows 7 64-bit host. I do have 3D Acceleration enabled in Virtualbox settings. Every time I enable visual effects in Ubuntu the Virtualbox GUI crashes. What do ...
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wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt I'm dual booting W7 and Ubuntu (installed from Wubi). I've had it up and running a few times but today I'm getting a message from Windows ...
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wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt

I'm dual booting W7 and Ubuntu (installed from Wubi). I've had it up and running a few times but today I'm getting a message from Windows Boot Manager when I select Ubuntu that wubildr.mbr is missing ...
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How to log on to a Ubuntu server; from windows with a plain gui

I was hoping to setup and maybe browse the internet from a Ubuntu server i setup at home. Seeing that I have installed, Ubuntu server, I was hoping if there is software I can install to get a browser ...
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Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I installed Ubuntu on a second PC (just to be sure that if I mess something up, I still have my Windows 7 PC). Is there an easy way for me to use ...
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How can I fix 'no wubildr' error in WUBI on Windows 7? [closed]

Good Evening All, I just got my HP Laptop Back from the factory and then I tried to install Ubuntu. It got through the whole installation, however, when I restarted and chose Ubuntu a quick screen ...
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Access Windows 7 Media Streaming

I wish to be able to see and stream music to my Ubuntu 10.04 installation through Rhythmbox. I have enabled media streaming in Windows 7 and I can see Rhythmbox as an allowed device. I have installed ...
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How can I run Ubuntu inside Windows 7?

I have Windows 7. I want to run Ubuntu inside it and don't want to loose any data.. How can I do this?