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trying to install windows xp; bootmgr is missing [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, and I wish to go back to windows XP. I have all the install files on a USB, but the only problem is when I go to install it, I get an error that says "bootmgr is ...
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Should I defragment my hard disk before installing using WUBI? [duplicate]

Is it advisable to defragment my hard disk before using WUBI? Is there any other precautions that I should take before using WUBI ? My os is windows XP-32 bit.
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I'm curious about installing Windows XP after installing Ubuntu

So, I installed and have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for a bout a year and a half now, and I am quite happy with it. My only problem is that a lot of games are not supported. I would use WINE for ...
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Networking from WindowsXP to new Ubuntu 12.04. Network yes, Firefox still no

I was able to get internet when wired direct. I'm trying to feed through a Netgear wifi. It is recording 100 mbps wired and 135+ wireless. Firefox was working after the Ubuntu 10.4 install. I'm not ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows XP Professional 32-Bit with Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-Bit On A Dell Dimension 3100

I have Windows XP Professional 32-Bit and I want to Dual Boot it with Ubuntu. I had tried Ubuntu and generally liked it but Un-installed it because I did not have any way to get XP up again and I lost ...
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Is UBUNTU ready for the surge of (possible) new users? [closed]

With Windows XP Professional (SP3) coming to EOL. Is Ubuntu ready to welcome a surge of new windows users? The first thing people will want to know is, can they run their existing software on Ubuntu. ...
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SAMBA — Cannot access Samba share from XP

Cannot access SAMBA share on Ubuntu 12.04 box from XP box. SAMBA is up and running on the Ubuntu box. smb.conf has the correct windows workgroup name in it, and I can see the Ubuntu box from the XP ...
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Partitions are gone

I know this question has been asked many no.of times & I'm asking again please don't mark it as duplicate. I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my sister's laptop & now Ubuntu has deleted all the ...
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Number of OS can be install on the Harddisk

I installed Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Windows XP, in three different partitions and after I install Grub loadder, I am getting only two(ubuntu and Windows XP) entries in the grub menu, there is no option ...
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Which apps run on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've just discovered Ubuntu and like the thought of getting away from Microsoft. I an currently running Microsot XP and have accumulated a good many apps. My question is: Do any apps which are ...
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Windows dual ubuntu startup 12.04 [duplicate]

Using windows XP. Used dual boot. It got stuck at startup. Got error message 255 memory for 256mb required. I went ahead anyway. Using a gateway with 256 memory. Do I need to install more memory for ...
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How can I remove Windows XP from harddrive [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu for the first time. I am very happy with it. My question is How can I erase Windows XP from my Hard drive and just keep Ubuntu? I Finally had success with the direct download to ...
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XGI Volari video card not working for Ubuntu on XP machine

I've got an old self-built PC running Windows XP professional. No onboard video card, using one that works pretty well in XP but not at all for Ubuntu. Won't boot into Ubuntu. stops without getting ...
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Dual boot(ubuntu/XP) error:no video mode activated

I can boot ubuntu without issue, though I can't boot up XP(which I had initially, with empty partitions). I get blank screen when doing reboot for installing ubuntu and need to hit enter to restart, ...
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Setting up LAN Ubuntu 13.04 and sharing files

My hardware is: * Acer Apsire labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 * Fujitsu Siemens labtop with Windows XP SP3 * A wireless router with 4 wired ports in addition * A Wired router with 4 ports * Crossed ...
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How to boot Windows XP directly via grub2 if Windows 7 has been installed?

I've been dual booting between Ubuntu and Windows XP. I recently installed Windows 7 in a spare partition, and now the only the entries I get in Grub are Ubuntu and Windows 7. After selecting Windows ...
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ubuntu/windows xp

hello I have a dell dimension 2400 running windows xp with Ubuntu on a partition. The computer would start unbuntu as a default unless I scrolled down to xp and hit enter. the computer now "hangs" at ...
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where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10?

where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10? I would like to run windows XP on it as the application I want to run needs .net 2.0
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How to make a LAN between Ubuntu 13.04 and win XP sp3

I have brand new Acer Aspire e1 labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 installed. This computer is set up to speak with my wLAN. Is it possible to make a LAN between my old winXP sp3 to my new Ubuntu Acer? The ...
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What Version of Ubuntu will work on an older (2002) laptop?

I've just inherited an older laptop, and I'm hoping I can make it a faster, more functional and user friendly machine by wiping windows xp professional and installing an open source os. (Windows is ...
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I want to know if Ubuntu will work better than Windows XP on my Dell inspiron 1300 [duplicate]

I have an upgraded Dell Inspiron 1300 from 7 years ago that my parents gave to my as my birthday present. It currently features 2 gb of RAM memory and 160 bg of hard core memory. It has a Mobile Intel ...
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additional toolbar - one click short cuts

Is there is any way to create a "toolbar" of folder containing short cuts? By short cuts I mean - web, catalogues, radio, programs, docs in that folder At win xp I could create on each screen edge a ...
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Going from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04/13.04

I am a Windows user planning to convert to Ubuntu. I have a few questions: I have several external hard drives with documents (doc, xls, etc.), pictures, music and movies. Can I still use those ...
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13.04 LPR, Windows XP only printer, can talk to Windows LPD, but can't get printing to work

I have a system running Windows XP SP3, with a Xerox DocuPrint P8 (Windows Only printer) attached to it, which works fine as a shared printer wiht Windows XP, but I am unable to get it to print jobs, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 6400 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 with windows XP home and I want to know if i can install ubuntu on it. 728RAM
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How to Re-Add Windows XP to grub menu after Ubuntu 11.10 Re-install

Basically, I messed up my partitions and decided to do a full re-install of both Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10 (I know that 11.10 is outdated, but I was planning to do an update to 12.04 as soon as I ...
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INSTALLING UBUNTU ON DELL INSPIRON WITH XP

Primo noob here. I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I have downloaded Universal USB Installer and I am stuck where it asks me to choose (or browse) s Linux distribution and then an IOS. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on windows XP 32 bit [duplicate]

Every time I start the Ubuntu 12.04 installation on my 32-bit windows XP using the windows installer wubi, the installation gets stagnant at a particular point, and the installation bar doesn't move ...
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Installing Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 already installed

Thank you for paying attention and replying to my requests. I am in need of having to use Windows XP, and I was wondering which methods could you provide me in order to sucessfully install Windows XP ...
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Dual Boot XP and Ubuntu 12.04 with two drives--fine point

I have read many if not all the posts related to dual booting, but I am not absolutely clear how to avoid clobbering my XP boot record in the process using the latest version of Ubuntu. I have a ...
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How can I use microsoft windows xp or 7 and ubuntu lts on same computer? [duplicate]

I want to use windows xp and ubuntu lts on same pc. How can I do it? and is ubuntu free os or we have to purchase it for proffesional or for best use?
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xp machine replaced with Ubuntu 12.04: Password wont work

I installed Ubuntu in place of the xp OS on my old desktop, and everything went fine until my password wouldn't work at login. I looked up the ask ubuntu help for this problem: How do I reset a lost ...
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How to stop live trial from HDD boot

I installed try Ubutu on my HDD by accident. How do I get Windows back - I am deperate and must get access to windows asap. This is a real issue and I need help ASAP!!!
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Uninstalling Ubuntu 13.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 along side with Windows XP and then installed Kubuntu 13.04 , both installation took place using USB flash drive. I now want to uninstall Ubuntu and keep Kubuntu along ...
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Installed with Wubi but no session manager is show, what to do?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop to my PC (Dell Optiplex 150 Slim running Windows XP). I used Wubi installer, installing from Windows, because it won't boot from USB or CD for some reason. ...
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Problem with Ubuntu installation on a WindowsXP computer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on an old Dell Inspiron with Windows XP. I'm using a DVD, but when I restart the PC it doesn't show the dialog box to install Ubuntu. I checked the boot ...
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Copy/Paste Not working in Virtual Box with XP as guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Sun Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. Still am unable to execute both the operations.
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Missing bootmgr after removing the Windows parttion

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that I no longer use much. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a partition. I loved it and decided to remove the Windows partition altogether. However, after doing so, I now ...
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Can't boot from USB, Windows XP to Ubuntu

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my HP desktop running Windows XP, and I can't seem to boot from a USB flash drive. I press Esc at the boot menu and select the proper USB, but all I get is a ...
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Install Ubuntu on a laptop running XP

When I being to install Ubuntu, the only choices for the 'Desktop environment' are Ubuntu and all the other ...buntu(s). I don't see a choice for the laptop version. Is this normal? I am trying to ...
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Install Unbuntu 13.04 alongside Windows XP Pro - No option

I'm a newb to Linux and I'm trying to install Ubuntu along side Windows XP Pro from a DVD. I've read the installation guide but I don't have an option for installing alongside Windows. I have: ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Windows XP and still be able to use Windows? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Thinkpad, but it already runs on Windows XP, and I still want to be able to use that, along with Ubuntu. A little help?
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Garmin ANT+ Agent in a Windows XP Virtual Box - Firmware Update Issues

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 on a Samsung Q35 and try to use the Garmin ANT+ Agent on Windows XP in a VirtualBox. Downloading workouts from my Garmin 910XT is working, although the downloads seem to be ...
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How to make an NTFS partition on HDD (12.10)

I currently own a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install windows XP on it. I have the installation file on my pendrive as my netbook doesnt have disk drive. but when I opened the ...
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How to open shared folder within xp?

Can you describe me how to view files on xp machine after i made shared folder based on this article browser method preferable
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows XP [duplicate]

I want to Installing Ubuntu 12.04 along windows XP and I have 80 GB Hard Disk and I have already partitioned it to 20 GB As C, 20 GB As D: Drive, 20 GB As E Drive and Remaining As F: Drive. I have ...
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Refresh install on dual boot system - Grub2 question

How does grub2 work on existing dual boots? On a 2 disk system, with a dual boot with windows, I want to do a new install of 13.04 to refresh the current one. In the install, if I put a grub2 boot ...
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After Ubuntu laptop can't see hard disk, won't format to windows

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my Sony vaio VGN-NS305D computer, but I decided to go back to windows, and tried to format it with, xp, windows 7, windows 8 disks. But none of them were able to see my ...
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How to Revamp my hard-drive and then do a dual-boot windows xp and ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu currently installed

I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a second hand PC I bought sometime back and I have to say its better than windows any day. However now I need both windows and Ubuntu on my PC. I've already backed up data ...
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Windows xp wont load after installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu alongside with xp. But the standard dual boot wasn't allowing me due to several partitions. So I installed it manually using the do something else option. Now everything said and ...