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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Boot menu doesn't show up after installing Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my shiny new ASRock Vison 3D with no apparent problems. Still I need some Windows-only software from time to time and went on installing Win7 afterwards. Now Win7 happily ...
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Printing To Cups from Windows 7 64bit [closed]

When I try to connect a windows 7 64bit to a cups printer it keeps aking for username and password. It connected perfectly before but now it wont.
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Installing Windows 7 on a Ubuntu 10.10 System

I initially formatted my Windows Vista Machine because it was given me problems and installed ubuntu 10.10 as the primary OS and no secondary installed all I have now is Ubuntu 10.10 running smoothly ...
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Mount Ubuntu's partition on Windows 7

Is it possible to mount Ubuntu 10.10's partition on Windows 7?
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Dealing with three Windows partitions in dual boot installation

For dual-boot installation of Ubuntu after Windows. Quoted from ubuntuguide If a Windows boot partition exists as a second NTFS partition, it should be left alone. If there is a Windows ...
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questions about dual-boot install Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 on same hard drive

I'd like to dual-boot install Ubuntu 10.04 on the same hard drive as Windows 7 which has already been installed. As to sources on the internet: I found a website iinet about dual-boot installation ...
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How do I use Ubuntu One beta in Windows

In Ubuntu, my Ubuntu One account shows up in the file manager as a place like any other accessible directory. How do I get it to show up in Windows 7 the same way using the Ubuntu One beta? Do I need ...
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Can't access Ubuntu's shared folders from Windows 7

In Ubuntu Maverick, I've shared some folders using the Nautilus "Sharing Options" GUI. I can see them from Windows 7, but when I try to access them (from Windows) it asks for a username and ...
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Files lost after reboot in Windows

I have a dual boot OS(Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7) in my laptop. I recently copied some important files from a pen drive to one of my NTFS drives from Ubuntu. After copying i was able to view the files ...
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How to avoid problems when installing Ubuntu and Windows 7 in dual-boot?

I want to try out Ubuntu (and hopefully choose it as my primary OS). After looking at many versions of it in VirtualBox and from Live CD, I've finally decided to install it. So I defragmented and ...
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Windows 7 Virtualized on Ubuntu Server

I have an issue, we are moving to a production build server now. I need a virtual machine up and running on my Ubuntu 10.10 server edition. I have to setup and install various tool and plugins, on ...
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How to use Ubuntu in full screen mode on virtualbox?

I have an HP laptop with Windows 7 installed. How can I use Ubuntu in full-screen mode via virtualbox or any other software?
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Windows 7 style backup?

With Windows 7 I can easily set up a scheduled backup, which will incrementally backup directories I have selected, as well as create a disk image, all whilst I am still using my PC. Is there ...
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User guide for users migrating from Windows?

I am new user for ubuntu. I want to use ubuntu for my python development. I used windows7 for .net development. Is there any guide which help me in migration from Windows to Ubuntu?
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How safe is it to install Ubuntu on a Windows 7 PC - repartitioning the disk?

I am going to install Ubuntu on a brand new PC, which comes with some OEM installation of Windows 7. I know that Ubuntu can resize an existing Windows NTFS partition, so that it has free space to ...
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How do I install 9.04 in VMWare?

I am about to install Ubuntu on VMWare (my host PC is Windows 7). Are there any tutorials (Step - by - Step) that I can look into.
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Windows Version of Ubuntu One staying?

I am wondering if there will definitely be a Windows Version of Ubuntu One after the beta? Because otherwise I will not bother getting a 20gb plan as I dont use Ubuntu on any pc.
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Unable to share a folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu (running in VMWare)

I have installed vmware toolbox in Ubuntu (guest OS). I tried to share a location from the settings of the virtual machine. But when I click Ok, the following error in thrown in the host (Win 7) OS. ...
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Dual Boot on dual hard drive set up

I currently have Ubuntu and windows 7 on identical but separate hard drives. I wanted to use a NTFS partition on Ubuntu drive to allow file sharing between to two OS's but when I formatted that ...
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Unable to browse Windows 7 Notebook from Ubuntu

I can see and connect to Ubuntu box from Windows 7 Laptop, but the Ubuntu box keeps telling me failed to retriever share list from server. The laptop shows up in the list of computers in the ...
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accesing windows 7 shares - numerous issues

The long and short of my problem is that i am unable to access the shared folder of a windows 7 machine on the same network. I click on the network icon in places, then i can see the Windows Network ...
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X Server for Windows?

I'm going to accessing my ubuntu machine remotely from my windows machine through putty. Are there any suggestions for possible ways to get an X server running on my windows machine? Thanks.
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no audio on windows guest after installing vbox guest additions

Ive posted this here because im not sure whether its a windows or linux problem, so feel free to correct me. Ive installed windows 7 on a virtual box vm running on ubuntu, and i have then installed ...
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moving windows 7 to a virtual machine

Ive decided to switch from my existing dual boot solution, to just running ubuntu and having windows 7 in a virtual machine for those times that it absolutely has to be windows. Ive been looking at ...
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Can I use KVM on a “real” Windows install?

I need to get a password from my Chrome install on my Windows 7 partition. The Windows version of Chrome, however, uses Windows' own crypto API to protect this data (I doubt Wine has a compatible ...
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Cross Platform Terminal/SCP app

I am doing more network device management at work, (mainly cisco and juniper) and need tools to telnet/ssh and SCP to manage the devices. I am comfortable with the gnome terminal, but wouldn't mind ...
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How can I rearrange the order of OSes in the boot menu?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 with Windows 7 Ultimate in dual boot configuration. Everything seems to be working fine. I have a small doubt, is it possible to Re-arrange the Boot menu that appears when you ...
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Partition doubt before installing Ubuntu 10.10

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on a machine running Windows 7 Ultimate currently. I have few doubts, before I moved forward with installation regarding partitioning (I have lot vista last time ...
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How can I stop windows from always booting first?

I tried to make a dual boot setup on my computer. Already had windows 7 installed on one hard drive, then tried to install ubuntu on part of another hard drive. When i turn my computer on windows7 ...
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Nautilus wants a password when I try connecting to a public Windows share

There is a computer on my network running Windows 7 Professional with a bunch of shared folders and printers available on the default WORKGROUP domain. There is no password for any of these shares and ...
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Windows 7 sees all ubuntu partitions as primary

I got a new laptop with Windows 7. I resized the windows partition and installed Ubuntu 10.10 to the free space using manual partition, with several partitions for /boot, /, /home, swap, and another ...
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Windows 7 doesn't boot after Ubuntu install

I had windows 7 installed on my pc, then I installed Ubuntu 10.10/ During the installation process I have chosen to manually set my partitions: I set a 10GB drive for ubuntu root 1GB drive for swap ...
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Not mounting/finding 1TB NTFS drive

I am having trouble with Ubuntu recognizing/finding/mounting one of my hard drives. I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I had Ubuntu 10.04 and all drives showed up under "Places" I could click on any ...
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Windows 7 style live previews

Is it possible to get windows 7 style live previews of what a window is doing, when it is hovered over? for instance, when i hover over a video player on windows 7, i can see the video playing in ...
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Make W7 install as small as possible and increase Ubuntu size

How do I do this all from Ubuntu? When I used Wubi there was a max size, and i ended up liking Ubuntu 10.04 so I kept it installed, but now i want to do just run W7 as a VM. I have around only 58GBs ...
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Remote connection on Ubuntu from windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu? Hi, I have just finish installation of desktop Ubuntu 10.10 on my new machine. Now i want to make ...
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How can I increase my disk space when Ubuntu is installed inside Windows?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed inside of Windows using Wubi. I am running out of space on my Ubuntu disk (currently 405.1 MB free). I have a 180 GB hard drive and when I installed Ubuntu I only ...
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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 ...