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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Installing ubuntu 16.04 studio on a samsung 30034c 300e5c 300e7c

I have a samsung 30034c 300e5c 300e7c 64 bits with a BIOS: Phoenix SC-T v2.2. Recently i install Ubuntu Studio 16.04 on an external hard drive, i was able to open the BIOS with f2 and every time i ...
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Why is my Ubuntu disk on virtualbox (host Windows 7) only 6 GB?

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox. I set the vdi disk size to fixed size 10 GB. The settings say: virtual 10GB and actual 10GB. But when I start Ubuntu, it indicates only 6.3 GB. ...
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Can I download ubuntu 64bit on my windows 7 32bit?

As the topic says I'm pretty sure that I want to replace my windows 7 with ubuntu but I need to know if I can upgrade my OS to 64bit from 32bit windows 7. Thanks
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Ubuntu install on corrupted windows machine

I was working on linux for last 1 year and like linux more than Mac and Windows from my past experiences. Now I've my machine at home is windows 7, I was trying to expand the memory of local disk C, ...
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Install Ubuntu on D:\ drive partition as Dual-boot with windows 7 on a SSD C:\ drive

Im not familiar with Ubuntu or Linux in general but have succesfully installed dual-boot windows7/Ubuntu on a single harddisk on my private PC. I used the "Install Ubuntu alongside them"-option. On ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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Dual OS, Xubuntu works, Windows 7 no internet, and black screen

I'm having a similar problem. I bought my Lenovo ThinkPad L450 without any OS installed. I first installed just Xubuntu without any trouble, all was working well including no trouble connecting to ...
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Dual boot home premium with ubuntu 14.04

I am using a usb to dual boot windows home premium with ubuntu 14.04. But my problem is that whenever i Choose the option Install Ubuntu with windows side by side and click on install my laptop starts ...
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ubuntu 14.04 will not boot after installing alongside windows 7

Initially, after the installation, i was only able to boot into windows 7 as normal. I installed Easybcd and put in the relevant info etc but it still will not boot into ubuntu... i have tried all ...
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unable to install windows 7 from ubuntu

so unable to install windows 7 i used winUSB, formated the usb on ntfs the first time and fat32 the second time, i was following this How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? but i ...
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ubuntu install what do i do [duplicate]

I downloaded ubuntu 14 version for desktop from this site and after that absolutely nothing happened. I am new and lost. I don't see anything. I am using windows 7. This was 998 MB or so and it took ...
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install windows 7 and ubuntu on the same partition

i was wondering if i could install windows 7 and Ubuntu on the same hard drive partition.. when i select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows " it creates another partition to install Ubuntu int... but ...
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Can't login to windows7 and ubuntu (dual boot) [closed]

it has been a week since i didn't restart my PC so i thought it would be a good idea to restart it while i was on windows. but when it restarts nothing happens. it shows mainboard screen then screen ...
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HELP! windows 7 lodaer corrupt/error

http://paste.ubuntu.com/6724788 thats my summary after boot repair so when i start the computer theres 4 choice or 5 i dont remember ubuntu windows 7 loader sda1 windows 7 loader sda 2 (something) ...
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Replace windows 8 with windows 7 [closed]

Yesterday, I got my windows 8 BSoD on boot (reboot repeatedly) for "system thread exception not handled" so I can't do anything thus I installed ubuntu 12.04. still, I prefer windows for ...
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remove grub using from inside windows 7

last year I installed Ubuntu on my pc and everything worked fine then one day i accidentally removed the Ubuntu partition but the boot menu that allow u to choose between windows 7 and Ubuntu was ...
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assistance recovering/reinstalling/installing ubuntu and win7 [closed]

New computer with Windows 7 installed, I defrag, shrink, re-boot from Ubuntu LiveUSB, go to gparted and look at partitions before installing Ubuntu....for some reason Win7 is still taking up 400G of ...
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I installed Ubuntu and I can no longer boot win 7 or ubuntu. Can someone help me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 doesn’t boot after Ubuntu install I installed Ubuntu and I can no longer boot win 7 or Ubuntu. Can someone help me? I tried 3 ISO boot boot fixes and none worked ...
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Triple Boot Question

I have successfully set up a a win7,win8 and Ubuntu 12.10 system. Windows 8 and Ubuntu are located on the same SSD, while windows 7 is located on another SSD. All went great and I can continue playing ...
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Is Wubi reliable under Windows 7 Service Pack 1

I am trying to get information in order to eliminate possible sources for a problem I am having, as described in another question. Can anybody confirm that Ubuntu (either ISO install or WUBI) works ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu to USB stick 'File is broken'

I've been trying to install Ubuntu to my usb but every time i try, while its extracting the files on every file it says 'File is broken' next to it. I downloaded the Ubuntu file. Its named ubuntu-16....
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How do I return to my OEM, I'm currently using 16.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 but I'd like to return to Windows. There is no recovery folder.
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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Installing Ubuntu over existing windows 7?

I already got windows 7 installed on my laptop with 3 drives C: D: E: and I also wanted to install Ubuntu on the same drive C: and make it a dual boot. How to do it ? is it possible ? And will I ...
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I want to install both windows 7 and ubuntu 15.10 on my acer gateway ne-572 notebook. How can i do that? [duplicate]

I have 1TB hard drive and 4GB RAM. I want to know the whole procedure from scratch i.e. which OS to be installed first and how to make the partitions. I'll be installing both OS from bootable usb ...
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Grub rescue no such partition while updating to Win10

So, i wanted to update my Win7 partition to Win10. Besides Win7 I have installed a Ubuntu 14.04 and a Dualboot with Grub. So while updating to Win10 there was a restart and I ended up in the grub ...
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Ubuntu install with Dual boot Win7. Win 7 is not a boot option

I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 system After Ubuntu install, I no longer see Win7 as an option Ubuntu is working fine. I read on the forum to install boot-repair. I run the recommended fix option. I ...
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Ubuntu and Windows [duplicate]

Currently I am working in Ubuntu. Big Data. I do not have Windows OS in my system. i am going to install hadoop in Ubuntu. But I don't know whether windows is compulsory to have along with ubuntu. Can ...
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Reinstall UBUNTU without effecting windows

I want to reinstall UBUNTU by removing it first without effecting my installed windows note: my UBUNTU don't open .. it just gives me blank screen
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Dual system-win 7-Ubuntu-Locatioin is not available

I have a PC on which i install a dual system (win7 and Ubuntu 12.04). Yesterday i used ubuntu and my external disk to copy some files from the disk. All files copied are from win7 system. Then ...
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Dual Boot- Booting into System Reserve

TL:DR i did a thing now its booting off of system reserve long version: I was having issue with Ubuntu so i used boot-repair just general unstable issues then when i decided to go and play on ...
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remote desktop from windows 7

I try to connect from windows 7 pro, to an ubuntu machine (14.4 LTS). I've installed xrdp and managed to connect to it (using username and password) from the windows rdp-client, the problem was that ...
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I Have Downloaded Ubuntu. Now Want to Install Directly From HDD [duplicate]

Well my question is unique. Because I want to know how can I install Ubuntu from HDD or a USB while the answer provided within the link someone said is duplicate is actually on how one can install ...
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Having trouble in installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside Win 7 (64-bit)

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS through UnetBootin. As I go through the steps, I see that i am never asked the option to install Ubuntu alongside my existing OS (...
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windows is not booting after installing ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 along side windows7. i remember that i gave automatic resizing of parition while installing ubuntu. Now i am unable to boot windows 7. on the boot screen i am having the ...
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I am install Ubuntu in Windows 7, So how to uninstall ubuntu in windows? [duplicate]

First i am installing windows 7 then installing ubuntu. Windows 7 is my main operating system then i install ubuntu, so ubuntu install in windows Drive (c:). Please give me a solution for how to ...
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How do I get clean boot after fresh side by side install? [duplicate]

I was running Windows 7 Pro (32 bit) OS on my Dell Dimension 9100. I attempted to load (side by side) Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop. The install appeared to work properly into a 19 GB partition. When ...
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Change the OS boot sequence? [duplicate]

I've been installed the Ubuntu 14.04 in partition of hard drive other than C: drive like E: or F: drive first, then after few days later i installed the windows 7 in C:drive. After windows ...
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How to use Virtual Machine to use programs in my pre-installed win 7 in my Ubuntu OS?

My laptop was pre-installed with win 7. I used it for several years with personal data. I have installed Ubuntu recently alongside Win 7 for dual boot. Most of time, i just want to use Ubuntu for work....
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windows 7 not installed while instaling windows 7 after installing ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu as a fresh os on my dell xps laptop L1410 when i am trying to intall windows 7 for dual boot an error is coming no drivers found also it needs to NTFS formating of hard drive ....
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problem on dual boot ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside windows 7

I have lenovo e530(core i5). when I want to install ubuntu alongside windows 7(ultimate), in the menu i select install alongside, the continue change to restart to continue and when I press it, my ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10 problem (Not detecting Windows) [duplicate]

My ubuntu Grub not detecting my Windows 7 after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10. What should i do?
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how to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dynamic Disk? [duplicate]

Guy actually i am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using a USB but while installation the option along side Windows is missing. I heard that if we have a dynamic Disk, Ubuntu will not give the option ...
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How to format a HDD in ubuntu 14.04

So i recently switched to Ubuntu from Opensuse, and i'm loving it. There's one problem though. I've found that the control centre is minimalistic (to say the least) and, coming from a guy with Yast2, ...
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Alongside windows 7 option missing in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hi i was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop edition through a Bootable USB but while installing Ubuntu it is not showing the the option alongside windows (basically it is not detecting windows in ...
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Windows install after Ubuntu

saw the tutorials on here on how to do this but this is what I've come across. both windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 as of right now work just fine, I read I would have to fix grub and all that jazz but ...
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Windows 7 won't boot from GRUB (UEFI)

everyone. After having installed Ubuntu on my desktop Windows 7 won't run. There's a menuentry in the GRUB called "Windows 7" but when i press it nothing happens - the GRUB's menu just reappears. I ...
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How to boot from toshiba recovery partition after installing ubuntu 14.04.1? [duplicate]

Im new here and have not found a post even close to this so here it is: i installed ubuntu 14.04.1 over my Windows 7 Home Premium installation. didn't loose any important data.skip to when the ...
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Setting up a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on Ubuntu 14.04

I have my original Windows 7 Professional installation disks "for distribution only with a new HP or Compaq pc" and would like to create a Windows VM on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I've looked at ...