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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Trouble with finding Windows install

I have 2 hard drives. First one has windows installed on it. I installed ubuntu on my second hard drive today. Every time I boot it goes to Ubuntu. Ubuntu is working fine. GRUB doesn't show my windows ...
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How to correctly restore factory condition on ACER laptop? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (dual-boot). Ubuntu is great but Windows is showing some problems: I'd like to just restore Windows as it was the first day without touching my ubuntu ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after side-by-side installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a DVD I burned. Ubuntu runs perfectly, but when I select Windows 7 from GRUB, the screen goes blank (with some coloured lines at the very top of the screen). From here, ...
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Cant install or download anything [duplicate]

I just bought a new computer and it has Ubuntu already on it, and I want to get rid of it and install windows 7. SO I put my disk in, and I click "Auto Run," And it says the archive manager has had an ...
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How to give Ubuntu 14.04 more disk space [duplicate]

My original OS was / is W7 and whenever I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS it gave me 17GB of space but now I want to expand it for certain applications. I kinda am new to the whole disk and partitioning ...
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Installing 2 versions of Ubuntu on same hard drive?

I have a dilemma and I don't know what to do. Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed along side Windows 7 64 bit and everything works wonderfully. I recently started a course about ...
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Can I reinstall Ubuntu from an ext HDD image after loading Win7 onto the formerly Ubuntu laptop, and get a working dual boot system? If so, how

I want to set up a dual-boot Win7 + Ubuntu system on a current Ubuntu Linux DELL laptop The Windows 7 Ultimate disk I have is a DELL reinstall only disk, so it will wipe any existing OS on the ...
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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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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Troube DualBooting Ubuntu 14.04 after install on windows 7 disk [duplicate]

I have spent countless hours over the past week following all kinds of tutorials to get Ubuntu 14.04 to run on my laptop alongside Windows 7, both x64. After systematically trying every seemingly ...
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Dual boot Windows stuck at logging off

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my DELL Inspiron N4050 laptop, Windows 7 was already installed. For some days, when I tried to open Windows 7 it was stuck at Logging off and now in the boot ...
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Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7 dual boot problem

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 using Live USB. I installed ubuntu in a totally empty partition with ext4 file system. Now when I restart the computer the loader takes me directly to windows 7 without ...
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How to recover partition when uninstalling wubi?

I have uninstalled wubi on my laptop, the problem is, my Hard Disk space wasn't restored. It went from 500gb to 250gb when I installed wubi, but when I uninstalled wubi/ubuntu, my hard disk space is ...
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Factory Restore Windows? [duplicate]

Hello, So recently I dual-booted my Windows system with Ubuntu, then I decided remove Windows and install Ubuntu 14.04. Before that, I'm using Windows 7 and upgraded to Windows 8. I have a Toshiba ...
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Unable to mount a partition of external 3TB hard drive..GPT warning

My external HDD has five partitions and I am able to mount 4 partitions except one (labeled office) which is of 1TB and has all my backups. I am providing more information below fdisk -l Disk ...
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windows7 and ubuntu 14.04 problem on Asus N550JV DB71 laptop

I have Asus N550JV DB71 laptop. I want to use both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Firstly I turn off PC's UEFI mode. That is, I switched off/disable Secure boot and Fast boot choices from bios ...
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How to make a windows 7 installation usb in ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can i make a windows installation USB? I already have the iso file, and i need to install windows 7 dual boot as i have to install my company software. I am using netbook. I used unetbootin, ...
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Virtual Machine (Ubuntu) cannot connect to internet

My host is windows 7 and my guest (virtual machine) is ubuntu. I cannot connect to internet when I am on virtual environment. I am using Oracle VirtualBox. Any idea? Thanks.
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I am trying to dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu, but I am having issues. First of all, every single tutorial I've read or watched explains how to do this if you have a windows system already setup, and ...
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Win7 /Ubuntu 14.04 on 1 drive; Win XP on 1 drive — Boots into XP

I'm so close to finally having Ubuntu up and running. The first time, I let boot-repair do its thing automatically http://paste.ubuntu.com/7804480/ then couldn't boot into anything. I had a fiddle ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 Problems

I have been looking into dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with Windows 7 Professional 64 bit and have been running into issues with Ubuntu's installer not detecting the Windows 7 installation. Here ...
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installing windows 7 after ubuntu

First I would like to note I don't have a lot of experience with Linux systems nor a lot about dual booting. I have Ubuntu studio 14 installed and I tried to install Windows afterwards. I have ...
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Dual-Boot: Win7 partition loads without error, but display doesn't work

I am having a strange dual-boot issue that I haven't been able to find an answer for anywhere. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 box, which I have created a secondary partition on for Win7. My setup process: ...
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Samba Share not accessible with AD user

I try to install a samba server for active directory authentication and shares. I managed to configure kerberos (kinit klist works) I configured smb.conf. wbinfo -u wbinfo -g getent group *showing ...
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I can't access windows 7 dual boot with 12.04

I'm hoping it's not all gone. I have tried boot-repair -- http://paste.ubuntu.com/7780801/ I had a windows recovery partition, but I can't access that. Only Ubuntu in grub. GParted screenshot: ...
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How to unboot my bootable usb

I recently made my pen-drive bootable with Ubuntu 14.04. But I need to unboot my pen-drive now. I formatted my pen-drive once,But the size of the pen-drive still shows 2.25 MB. Whereas,this is an 8GB ...
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Samba not sharing 2nd drives

Had fully sharing (with Windows) Samba installation, until upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Can't now get all the servers drives to share with U14.04 & W7 PCs. Need it in idiots language as new to ...
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Multiboot not recognizing windows 7 as installed

I'm trying to install ubuntu onto an old laptop as a second os. I've successfully done this before but yesterday the drive got corrupted and I lost everything. I'm in the process of reinstalling the ...
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Cant find hard drive in Ubuntu

So my computer already has Windows installed on a 1 TB hard drive and just purchased a 120 GB SSD that I believe is correctly installed. Last night I set the BIOS to automatically start to the SSD ...
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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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Dual booting Ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

I already have Ubuntu and I want to dual boot windows alongside this beautiful operating system. Can I get a tutorial from someone where I don't have to re-install Ubuntu and start from scatch? Thank ...
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USB blocking in windows via ubuntu server 12.04

I have a ubuntu server 12.04, and 2 windows 7 pc's, i have installed LDAP and i want to restrict the USb ports at the windows client pc's through ubuntu server. (jus like group policy enforcing in ...
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Unetbootin wont boot Win 7 [closed]

I made a boot-able Windows 7 USB via UNetbbootin and when i go to boot up, it gets stuck at the UNetbootin boot menu and it cant find "Default" so it just keeps repeating the "Will boot automatically ...
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How to reinstall Mac OS X 10.9? [closed]

First, here's what happened: I had OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed on my MacBook Pro. Then I wiped the operating system to get Windows 7 instead. After that, I went to install Ubuntu 12.04, but while ...
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Can't view or access files saved to storage partition from Ubuntu in Windows 7 partition

I recently set up a dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on my new Thinkpad T440s. I have a 1TB HDD for most stuff and a 16GB SSD as a caching drive. I followed this tutorial for the dual boot ...
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Question regarding dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7

I know there have been many questions regarding this topic, but I am going to put a bit of a different spin on it (hopefully). So I have a 500 GB hard drive, with some 438 free GB, all through ...
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Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Boot error, UEFI system

First - yes, there are a bunch of similar questions. Trust me, if any of them had fixed this, I wouldn't be here. Alright. So I built my own PC, installed Windows 7 on it. I've been wanting to ...
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Dual boot win7 ubuntu: win7 gone!

Recently I installed Ubuntu 64 after Win7 64. I used 'Try Ubuntu' to set the disk partition with ext4 and swap. But after I installed the Ubuntu, my windows system is gone. Even I used Boot-repair, I ...
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Can't acess windows files and folders after delete crash report[dual-boot 7 & 14.04]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 successfully. And I did access windows files and flowers from Ubuntu(i.e I can see every drives from 14.04). Few days ago I got problem that is ...
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Disk error when installing Windows 7

I bought a new laptop, a HP Pavilion 15n-233tu. It had an Ubuntu 12.04 OS. When I was installing windows 7 it showed 2 partitions. One was labeled hp_tools so I left that one untouched, the other one ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 alongside Windows 7 Doesn't Do a thing?

Ok, so I got the newest Ubuntu iso and Burn it on a DVD. When i start my PC, the ubuntu installation begins and i get to the part where you have to choose how to install ubuntu. I select "Install ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot.

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have Windows 7 on my PC. I plan on doing a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. According to what I have read so far, by simply following the instructions on the Ubuntu ...
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Lost my Windows 7 partition

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windowws 7. I had like 3 partitions (Windows 7, DATA files and Ubuntu 14.04) I'm so sad because I had hundreds of important files in my Data partition. Yesterday, ...
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dual boot problem Ubuntu14.04 and Windows 7 - windows won't start

I have problem with Ubuntu's bootloader. Ubuntu works fine, but when I try loading Windows, my screen goes half-black, half-purple with some semi-horizontal white lines, or just purple with those ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on same HDD as windows 7, Windows 7 won't boot

I installed Ubuntu on the same hard drive as my Windows 7 (different partition ofcourse) Edit: Windows wouldn't boot and after trying to fix mbr with windows recovery console windows isn't recognized ...
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Windows 7/ Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot. Ubuntu not booting

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my formatted and partitioned external hard drive M: while Windows is my primary OS on C:. It said my installation was successful and it prompted a reboot of ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu 10.04 (dual-boot)? [closed]

I have two operating systems windows 7(32bit) and ubuntu 10.04(32bit) (dual boot) in my PC. I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 8. But I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 10.04. I ...
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Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?

I have a windows 7 laptop with 2 drives on HDD both in NTFS, C drive, where windows is installed, and D drive where I store all my files (everything except windows system files and softwares). I want ...
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Bitlocker & Win7 on one partition, Ubuntu & encryption on another, same drive

I have a laptop with a 64GB SSD and 1TB regular drive. The 64GB SSD has Win7 installed on it. The 1TB drive is partitioned into 500GB as NTFS, 480GB for Ubuntu /, and the rest for Ubuntu swap. For ...