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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Ethernet controller windows 7 ultimate 64bit

I got a problem with my wireless adapter, It's strange, I couldn't find a solution for it. My network adapter is: Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection, in the device manager, in the other ...
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Restore Windows boot option

I've added ssd and installed Ubuntu on it on my laptop. Now I'm using hdd with Win7 on it and ssd with Ubuntu. I used command: sudo update-grub To add menu where I can select what OS to boot. After ...
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Ubuntu hadn't setup itself for booting

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.05 on my laptop. The problem is that I can't boot it anyway. Win7 is the only loading OS. But it does not offer choosing an OS for me. Also I can't see and access ...
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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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Windows 7 goes back to GRUB after Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit alongside install

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 ,my Win 7 partition shows up correctly in the GRUB menu, but when I select it I get a screen that displays "Windows is loading files" with a progress bar, then I get a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot recognize my windows nor my hard drive which my windows is installed on

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and was working fine with windows 7 along side it. Then I wanted to get rid of Ubuntu so I deleted the partition that Ubuntu was installed on in windows. (There were two ...
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sleep and hibernate stopped working on my Win 7 machine after attempting to install Ubuntu [on hold]

I tried an install of Ubuntu 14.04. I didn't get the option to install alongside so I chose inside. PC immediately rebooted to windows 7. I assumed the install failed completely so I let the win 7 ...
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How to select OS during boot?

I have laptop with hdd and installed windows 7 on it. I bought ssd drive and replaced it with hdd and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. I also replaced my cd drive with hdd. So, now, at bios I can select ...
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 14.04.03

Although I use Ubuntu for my work, I am not that well-versed in its functioning, so please excuse any errors resulting from that. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 for the purposes of a dual boot with ...
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Grub Rescue Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion p7 1010 with 10GB RAM that's dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04. I tried upgrading Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional, and it said that it did ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Installation

Good afternoon guys, When installing Ubuntu on my laptop, I had no problems. (Laptop: nVidia GT 525M) Note: I have Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 on both computers. But when installing Ubuntu on my ...
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GRUB still showing windows 7 boot instead of windows 10

So, I have dual boot on my notebook which are Ubuntu and Windows 7. But recently, I upgraded my windows 7 to windows 10. But when I startup my notebook, it still shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10. ...
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How do I access my Windows 7 files?

The question is a little more complicated than the title may suggest. After a bad experience with Windows 10, I tried to downgrade, long story short, Windows 7 is borked. I installed Ubuntu, creating ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 14.04

Currently I have Windows 7 installed along with Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot. Now I want to remove my Ubuntu, upgrade to Windows 10 and then fresh install Ubuntu on dual boot. I was looking for steps but ...
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Grub2 and os-prober not detecting my Windows 7

I erased my old Elementary OS and replaced it with Ubuntu 14.04. I also have a Windows 7 install on a different drive, which was working fine under Elementary OS (which is based on Ubuntu 12.04) . ...
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Ubuntu shared folders using samba not getting listed in windows 7

I am trying to share files using samba from my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to Windows 7 machine which are connected to the same network . I have set up samba in my ubuntu machine, gave sharing permissions to ...
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VirtualBox can't open Windows 7

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it, and it won't open. I get the following error box: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine VeenDoze. The virtual machine 'VeenDoze' has ...
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I'm dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade windows 7 to version 10

Has anyone done this yet? I think Microsoft finally got it right with windows and I'm ready to upgrade my windows OS to 10. The only issue is that I do not want to lose my Ubuntu partition. Is there ...
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Ubuntu can see network work group but can't see Ubuntu from windows

Sorry to be a complete noob, just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to get things up and running. Goal: To connect several drives to my Ubuntu, very old, laptop. This will act as a NAS serving up ...
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My Windows 7 Hard disk drives got disappeared after installing ubuntu 15.04

I installed ubuntu 15.04 through portable usb and I lost my access to windows 7.When Finally I am able to access my window 7 then I am not able to see my hard disk drives D and E. Please tell me the ...
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“Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7” option is not shown during installation of dual boot ubuntu 14.04.2

i am try to install ubuntu 14.04.2 along side window7 i.e dual boot. window 7 already installed on My lenovo laptop. So to install ubuntu on my laptop i use rufus to make my usb Bootable. But during ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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How can I cancel my Ubuntu installation in progress?

I have a dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but I was having problems with Ubuntu 12.10. I tried to reinstall Ubuntu, but the installation has taken 20 hours already and is not advancing. ...
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Partition not visible on ubuntu - Hp g6-2313ax notenook

I have a laptop hp2313ax, which is a UEFI laptop however I have disabled UEFI and enabled legacy boot as it was not allowing me to install win 7 64 bit ultimate. My issue is when I am trying to make ...
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Deleting Windows from triple boot

I first had windows 7 in my laptop. Then I installed windows 8.1 in different partition (dual booted). Then I installed Ubuntu in different partition. Now it shows me grub showing option to boot ...
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A Virtual?…Desktop? question…(wondering if this is possible)

If I already have Ubuntu (14.04LTS) and Windows (7 installed first, recently upgraded to 10) on separate partitions, is there a way to run both OS's with any form of virtual machines, or, would one ...
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Dual boot - Windows missing after installing ubuntu

I am posting a question and also post the answer as I don’t know other way around to help others. I Have been struggling from last 1 month to make dual boot on my hp laptop its hp g6-2313ax, however ...
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Canon 120 LiDE Scanner VirtualBox Windows 7

I recently purchased a Canon 120 LiDE Scanner that does not work with Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering if it is possible to use the scanner via a Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox even though the scanner is not ...
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Invalid Partition Table

I'm Trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 by USB pendrive. After formatting the USB to Fat32, extracting the iso and booting, I get the error "invalid partition table". I know this is similar to the ...
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Windows 7 internet doesn't work after beginning Ubuntu install

I've begun the process of installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Right now, I am running it in a DVD drive but haven't fully installed yet (when I first inserted the DVD, it ran an executable that ...
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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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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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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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Windows 7 client on virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 host, not recognizing USB stick

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 box running virtualbox 4.3.10 with the extension pack installed that goes with it. A Windows 7 client is running in virtualbox. It has 1 cpu assigned to it, if that matters. ...
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Problems installing and dual booting Ubuntu 12.4, 13.10, and 14.4.1 via pendrivelinux?

All righty, I am a bit new at this, so bear with me. I've been using windows for a long time and have a decent amount of know-how with it's interface, and I decided I wanted to try out some different ...
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When I trying to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows 7 restart and wont install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from USB flash. So I boot from it and the install begins. It works until it ask me which type of instillation I want. I choose alongside with Windows 7 and then it the ...
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Is double-booting with Windows 7 viable with Ubuntu 14.04? Or does on have to be wiped, (Windows not pre-installed.)

My mom's old i5 Ultrabook's Hard Drive died a year ago and now I want to install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu so I can run MS Office (I prefer it to LibreOffice.) And Steam. I also want to keep Ubuntu ...
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I tried boot repair on my Asus x54c mb ver k54c with Windows 7 home premium and still only get a blank screen

http://paste.ubuntu.com/12095260/ It doesn't show any error messages just a black screen. So far I can run boot repair 64 bit but I cannot use my windows 7 repair disk. When I try all it does is show ...
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Cannot dual boot Ubuntu

I've had two problems since I tried to install Ubuntu. The first time I tried to install, I selected how much hard drive space I would allocate and proceeded to install. However the desktop froze and ...
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Nothing boots (previously Windows 7 / lubuntu)

I tried to install xubuntu on a machine that had Windows 7 alongside lubuntu The error I made is that I clicked by error erasing everything and install xubuntu. But I stopped at the next window that ...
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Running off of a USB Drive?

So recently I installed Ubuntu onto a USB drive and now when I try to start up, there's an interface where I can choose my OS that has Windows 7 and two Ubuntu selections. When I select either Ubuntu ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 14.04.02

I'm new to linux OSs, today i tried to install ubuntu using UnetBootin software by choosing internal HDD as the bootable device. I had 4 partitions while using Windows 7. So i rebooted with ...
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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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Right speaker doesn't work

I use K53SD Asus laptop with dual boot (win 7 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). When ı use ubuntu , left speaker work normally but right speaker doesn't work . When ı use win 7 left speaker work normally again ...
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Can't get pass initramfs terminal!!! Help!!!

I installed Ubuntu 14 over version 1.1. When I go to boot up, I get stuck at this initramfs terminal. It says that Ubuntu 1.1 has a built in shell [ash]. What do I do or what have I done wrong??
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 dual-boot

I have two HDDs, 80Gb each. On the first HDD, I have windows 7, on the second HDD, I've installed Ubuntu, but I don't understand why can't I use Ubuntu. When I restart my PC, it doesn't ask me about ...
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Installing Ubuntu 32-bit as Virtual Machine(VirtualBox) in Windows 7 - Question

I have an issue while installing in "Installation Type". Since it is a virtual machine with its own virtual disk, should I choose "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" or will it have an impact on my actual ...
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Fixing Windows7 Bootmgr

I made my laptop Dell XPS 15z dual boot with Ubuntu last year, and something went wrong & BOOTMGR of my windows got fried. I couldn't fix it that time. And I kept using Ubuntu. I don't even ...