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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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 ...
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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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clone vdi from guest not host

I have VirtualBox Win7 host, ubuntu 14.04 guest. vdi is fixed size and I would like to clone it. is there a way to do that from guest rather than host? thanks ahead.
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window 7 share to Ubuntu 15.10

I had share some folder from my laptop window 7 to my desktop Ubuntu 15.10 whitout any password and from now all work fine, but today i can't acces this sharing, there alway a window ask me a login ...
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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 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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No GRUB after install ubuntu 15.04 with windows 7 Tried boot-repair and EasyBCD

I'm new to Linux or Ubuntu, installed Ubuntu in one computer no problem. On this Sony can't make it work. Already try boot repair, Easy BCD 2.2 from windows and still doesn't work. Received this ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Copy of Ubuntu OS from one system to another

I have installed OS Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 OS in my laptop which is running well. I have also installed many packages and application in my Ubuntu OS. Now i am planning to install Ubuntu on my ...
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how to install ubuntu-14.04.1 32-bit [duplicate]

I'm the new to Ubuntu. Recently, I downloaded the ISO image (32-bit). I have a laptop in which Windows 7 is pre-installed and now I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. I have burned a DVD for ...
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How do I remove microsoft windows on an asus desktop [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu but Windows is still there. My old Ubuntu CD won't work on the ASUS Desktop as there's no CD drive. How do I completely remove Windows?
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Not able to boot in Ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu, 2 days back I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in widows. I was told that 12.04 is very obsolete version. so I deleted (literally Ctrl+Shift+Del) Ubuntu directory and downloaded and ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7

I have a desktop PC, a Dual Core 3.4ghz & 2GB of Ram. Hard Disk is 250GB & is partitioned. When I proceed with the installation, I can't find any drive or partition in the Partition list. ...
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Howto restore Windows bootloader after removing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 with dual boot.Now the problem is my ubuntu was crash so i delete the ubuntu partition in windows diskmanagement but the default boot priority is ubuntu now ...
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I can't install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 already installed [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 already installed on my machine. I'm now trying to install Windows 7, but I can't. After the installation is done, the computer reboots, but Grub shows only Ubuntu.
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Wanted: In-depth guide to virtualizing existing Windows 7 partition with VirtualBox

I would like an in-depth guide to virtualizing an existing Windows 7 partition (with VirtualBox), as all the instructions I have found online are either incomplete, imperfect,vaguely worded, or out of ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot installation with Win 7 problems [closed]

Well, I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to install it alongside with Windows 7, but when restarted my PC with the DVD in and appears the installation menu, there's no dual boot installation option. ...
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I need help switching back to windows [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 right now. For reasons I would like to switch back to windows 7. (Even though I love Ubuntu.) I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a guide on how to do ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu on my computer and then I reinstalled Windows 7 and now the Grub mean is gone from start up. I can't remember how I did it last time. I am on Windows 7 right now and need to know if I ...
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Lost Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

When I installed Ubuntu along with windows 7, there was no option of Installing Ubuntu alongside windows 7 so I selected the Something else option. Now when I start my computer, in the grub there is ...
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installing ubuntu on a 640gb drive beside windows

I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 beside Windows 7 that's using a 640gb hdd in my laptop, and every time I go ahead an use the 'install Ubuntu alongside Windows' (i don't want to use any partitioning ...
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Struggling with Windows installer in a Sedatech PC

I just bought this PC: Sedatech PC Office and right away I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows Installer. Everything goes fine until the end of installation step 5. At that point the ...
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installing Ubuntu with Windows

i am using windows 7 professional currently.i want to use ubuntu at the same time.! how to use both OS at same time.
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Unable to boot from recovery partition after unistalling Ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I have Sony VAIO laptop of E-series. One day I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my machine, but it is not useful for me. So I uninstalled Ubuntu and now I'm unable to boot from my recovery partition ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installer support for fake RAID 1

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. Should not be a big problem, but it just occurred to me that I am using a software RAID to mirror my disks (RAID 1). Now there is some ...