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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I Had a Backdoor Mal Ware on W7. Will it Pass on to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

October 15, 2014, I got hit with a team of revenge hackers. They are working for my ex-father-in-law. He has been proxy stalking me since 2004 but since that has no effect on me anymore, he decided to ...
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Install Windows 7 after Ubuntu on GPT

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with GPT partition as one /dev/sda: Now I want to install windows 7 in a dual boot. I see this Ask-Ubuntu post How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? ...
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delete Ubuntu from OS choice menu [closed]

I deleted Ubuntu from my laptop. Now I am working on Windows 7. However, when I turn on my laptop choice of ubuntu still appears in OS choice menu. How to delete choice of ubuntu from OS choice menu? ...
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I would like to install windows 7 on ubuntu 12.04 on a mac 8.1 hard drive

I am trying to install windows 7 on ubuntu 12.4. Can you walk me through this process. My ubuntu is installed on a Mac 8.1.
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Install Windows 7 and remove Ubuntu without harming any personal files [closed]

Ok,Because Ubuntu doesnt run many programmes and isnt user friendly, i want to remove it (14.04 LTS) but, I have a lot of personal files and no hard disk to back them in and have windows 7 pro on my ...
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I want to install Ubuntu on a different Hard Disk Drive, will i be able to dual boot Window 7 and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a spare Hard Drive Disk on my computer, I was wondering if I be able to use Ubuntu and be able to boot Window 7 when I want to or I do I have to do something in order for that to happen? I ...
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Can software written for windows be used on linux? [duplicate]

we have programs at work that I would like to use on my linux laptop, is there a shell program i can run to be able to use them or must i have a dual boot system, limited HD space. Regards Gavin
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Ubuntu14.04 installed but no GUI

I have windows 7 64 bit on my system, I installed ubuntu 14.04 with help of daemon tools. everything runs smoothly and while booting of ubuntu , i seen a /tmp directory issue which ignore withI now ...
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GRUB destroyed Win7 boot loader, now neither work [closed]

I had Win7 on my laptop (technically still do) and I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an unused portion of the drive. Ubuntu started up OK, but didn't work well with my wireless at work. So I tried to boot ...
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Cant start up Wiindows 7 [closed]

Why i posted on askUbuntu? -banned from superuser and have to fix with ubuntu. Problem: I get: file \boot\bcb status 0xc000000f I need the windows disk i do not have it. I need to fix this ...
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I need specific direction: I have a Windows 7 formatted partition of 30g- Completely empty and wanna know how to install Ubuntu-

If I understand correctly, it will not recognize the ntsf file system.... so should I delete that partition? then... 1. create new unformatted partition.. 2. do i wipe it completely clean, as no ...
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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 Installing

I am currently running windows 7 32bit and want to replace with ubuntu, how would one go about doing so (not that tecie so a step by step would be nice)? also could I revert back if needed?(on a ...
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Cannot connect to internet? [closed]

Before I installed Ubuntu 12.04(my problem was that I didn't install the GUI version, which explains my first question), my internet provider shut off our connection for going over the bandwidth ...
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My window 7 works slow when i have installed ubuntu on my laptop [closed]

My Laptop configurations is as follows: Core i5 2.27GHz (M430) 500GB Hard Drive Integrated Graphics(NO graphic card) 4GB Memory (RAM) I am running Ubuntu 12.04, in dual-boot mode.
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Ubuntu deleted windows 7 [duplicate]

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 and trying to install it on my laptop, but after installation completed, I seen that ubuntu deleted my windows 7. i never permitted to do so. then why it happens. I want ...
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Would Flash run faster if I ran the Windows version in a VM?

I know there are several performance issues with Adobe flash player on Ubuntu (any Linux distro). Has anyone tried to install Windows 7 using VMWare on ubuntu, and then run flash player within the ...
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How to download Ubuntu on a USB stick and install it alongside Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I download Ubuntu onto a USB stick? And can I then install alongside Windows 7? Or is it better to boot from the USB.
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want to remove Ubuntu [duplicate]

i bought Dell Vostro 2520 in which Ubuntu was already installed. i want to uninstall Ubuntu and install win7 on that machine. For that i used Gparted on Ubuntu and had eraseed partiion of Ubuntu. And ...
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How to install WINDOWS 7 with UBUNTU 14.04 Preinstalled [on hold]

Could give me the most simple explanation to install dual boot Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (FROM A USB) to preinstalled Ubuntu 14.04, please? I've heard stuff about GRUB or something, maybe you could ...
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How to install Ubuntu OS on a Windows 7 OS PC and use both of them? [duplicate]

How can I install the Ubuntu OS on a PC running Windows 7? Is it possible to use both Ubuntu and Windows 7 at the same time? Can I return back to Windows 7 later on?