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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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after installation

Here's the story, I have windows 7 on my Pc and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, here's how I've done it: Went in Windows and made some unallocated space in order to install ubuntu there. Installed ...
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How do I use a 4GB USB flash drive to install Ubuntu 12.10?

I've downloaded "ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64" and used Pen Drive Linux to get it onto my USB. I then restarted my computer (a Windows 7 Home Premium edition) and entered the boot menu to have it boot ...
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Internet issues in Vbox Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS not resolving DNS

I'm running Ubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox within a Windows 7 host. I'm a newbie to Linux but as a lab based scientist who wants to teach himself some basic bioinformatics I need to get my head ...
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how can i reinstall windows 7 through ubuntu [on hold]

I need to reinstall windows 7 after screwing up the administrators and removing all of my permissions with no way of getting them back. Using Ubuntu, how can I reinstall windows 7 using boot-repair or ...
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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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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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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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installing Ubuntu and replacing Windows

How can I install Ubuntu and replace Windows without a flash drive or burning a CD? Can I use an external hard drive? If so, what would be the procedure? Thanks.
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 install doesn't detect Windows 7 for dual boot

I've used Linux in the past and really want to install it on my current computer alongside my current OS, Win 7 64-bit. However, when I try (various methods) from the 12.04 liveCD, it can't seem to ...
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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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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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No native mode forcing panel scaling

I have Dual OS in my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Until recently, both OS were working fine, but recently, when I get the GRUB menu and choose Ubuntu, I get the following error message ...
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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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Windows missing from GRUB menu

When I turn on the computer, I can see the GRUB and boot into Ubuntu. But I can't boot into Windows because I don't see it in the GRUB. I have tried both boot-repair and sudo update-grub to no avail. ...
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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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Will using the same Steam game library folder on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 create conflicts?

I have Steam installed on Win7 in D:\Games\PC\Steam. I installed Steam on my Ubuntu now and for Half-Life 2: Deatmatch it asked wether to install in the default folder or somewhere else. I chose the ...
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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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Display Problems running Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows VMware Player

I am posting this again because I have changed to VMWare Player and I discovered something new. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare Player 6.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare ...
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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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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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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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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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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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Cant Install Ubuntu 14.04 Alongside Windows7 The only option is: Install Inside Windows 7

Hi and thank you for your help i tried install ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and i want to kepp my windows7Ultimate but the only option that comes up is install ubuntu INSIDE windows 7 and not Alongside and ...
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i m gonna install ubuntu in my laptop? is it override windows 7? [duplicate]

i m gonna install ubuntu in my laptop? is it override windows 7 that is already installed in my system. Also explain is it override my personal files?
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Error on booting hard drive

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my 1 TB hard disk. I installed it on 275GB space. When i booted it after restarting my pc i got an error like this, (i use windows 7) error: no such partition. ...
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Pc acting weird since dual-boot setup

I just came to think of something I've noticed recently when rebooting my PC. If I reboot my PC from within an OS, after installing software or something, it get's stuck on the absolute first screen ...
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Windows not booting in dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7

I have dual Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 installed in my PC. I installed Ubuntu after Windows, and I have issues with GRUB. After installing Ubuntu, there was no boot loader in the start up, with an ...
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How do I access files on my Windows partition from Ubuntu?

I'm new to how Ubuntu works and installed it yesterday alongside Windows 7, but in doing so I have created a few problems. I have partitions for Windows, Ubuntu, System Recovery, and storage for all ...
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Step by step instructions to install dual-boot ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7

Everytime I try to install ubuntu, I end up messing up something :( I have a windows 7 machine. I want to dual boot this with ubuntu on it. 600 GB for windows ( I play games ;) ) and 400 GB for ...
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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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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7, I Can only boot ubuntu through recovery mode

I want to become a new user of Ubuntu, however this problem is preventing me. I have/had Window 7 professional on my computer. I recently looked into getting linux. I discovered dual-booting and ...
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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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Why cannot Ubuntu 12.04 detect windows 7 (dual boot)

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows 7. I only have one hard drive (1TB), and I first installed window 7 on one partition. Now there are about 500GB unlocated space on the disk, ...
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Need Help with partitions and such Dual Booting 13.10 w/ windows 7

so I've spent the past couple days freaking out about this and looking for answers, and I decided to resort to asking on forums. probably should have before I wasted 2 entire days. so I am trying to ...
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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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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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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 ...