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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 ...
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Windows XP won't load after installing ubuntu 12.04

I am a newbie and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Instead of using the automatic dual boot option, I installed it manually on the partition made for it, but now only Ubuntu loads up with no option to ...
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How to get a 13.04 repair install on a dual boot system - Grub problem

I tried to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 and now have a dead system. The best way forward seems to be a repair install from the 13.04 live CD. Here is my setup: A homebuilt desktop PC: AMD X3 425 CPU, 4 GB ...
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unable to dualboot win XP with Ubuntu 13.04 on Asus Zenbook UX32a

I recently bought an Asus Zenbook UX32A. Now I'm trying to dualboot it with XP and Ubuntu 13.04. Both OS's seem to have installed correctly but I just can't boot into grub to let me choose wich OS I ...
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Help installing xp over 12.04

I had xp on my computer then upgraded to win7, then win7 got corrupted so i installed Ubuntu 12.04. So then i realized i needed windows, so i partitoned my hdd using gparted then i put my xp disc in ...
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How do I fix this DirectX error on Windows VMware guest?

I have VMware player 5.0.2 build-1031769 on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (3.2.0-49-generic) and Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 310M driver installed. When I run an application, which plays a sequence of images, ...
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GRUB not working MBR broken

I have a laptop with Windows XP Professional SP3 on it, later on i dual-booted the machine with ubuntu 13.04. I used a program call AOMEI partition assistant for the partitioning. Windows 8.1 preview ...
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Recovering Windows Partition [duplicate]

How can I recover my Windows partition after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on the last partition of my HDD. I desperately need to recover all the information on my Windows XP Home partition for schoolwork ...
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trouble with installation

Im installing 12.04 on an old winxp laptop from the cd. When I tell it to boot from cd, it starts to, then it stalls on the screen with two little pictures at the bottom, a rectangle and a circle ...
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picasa with xp and Shotwell on Ubuntu dual boot with shared pictures

I have picasa on win xp and I am considering using Shotwell on Ubuntu and dual booting between systems. Can both programs access same picture files or will they have conflict with each other?
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Newbie - Trouble with Install Freezing [duplicate]

I recently booted up an old PC Tower of mine (like from 2003) because I wanted a PC to use for writing. It has XP on it, but it is stuffed to the gills with old programs and files, so much so that I ...
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Windows XP doesn't start up dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed windows XP first and then Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2 or 3 times upgraded Ubuntu with newer versions. Both were working fine. No problem A few weeks ago I upgraded Ubuntu again and I ...
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How do I make Ubuntu the default partition? [duplicate]

Recently I asked this question and it was marked as a duplicate and not correctly answered. I was even referred to this link which does not address what I am questioning about... How to uninstall ...
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windows XP doesn't go up after unubtu installation,

I must first admit that I'm pretty new to this whole "Linux" environment, so give me some slacks. :) I'm using win XP, with Acronis true image. After I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 version, the Linux is ...
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I need to know how to boot ubuntu on an existing Windows XP partition

I have an old PC running on Windows XP. When I got it, I partitioned the hard drive. I need to know how to install Ubuntu on That particular partition, since I have almost no space on my other ...
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Access USB In virtualbox ruinning Windows XP [duplicate]

I have Windows XP as a guest in virtualbox and Ubuntu 12.04 as a host. I want to access the usb from windows xp, so I followed the instructions in this topic : How to access USB in VirtualBox running ...
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How do I remove XP without disturbing Lubuntu?

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Lubuntu. I have downloaded Lubuntu through WUBI. In order to speed the computer up, I have decided to remove XP. The thing is, I don't want to disturb Lubuntu ...
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xampp not running in limited user account [closed]

I have installed xampp in widows xp from admin account. it is running properly for the users who have administrator previlage, but it is not running in limited user account. kindly provide me a ...
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Cannot format flash drive due to write protection

Okay, just the other day, I was trying to install Ubuntu on an 8GB flash drive. Near the end of the installation process, the install failed. The flash drive is now entirely dysfunctional. At first, ...
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how to install windows xp from the second hard drive on Ubuntu 13.04

i have ubuntu 13.04 on the first HDD but can not recognize the second HDD with Windows XP after reboot of PC in order to nest OS es together, what should i do further?
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Can I download Ubuntu onto a flash drive using Windows xp? It doesn't recognize the ISO file

For some reason the universal USB installer from pendrivelinux.com does not recognize the ISO file I downloaded. I am wondering if maybe it is because I am using Windows xp. It seems like all the ...
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Installation issues with Ubuntu 13.4 on Lenovo R60 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo R60 with 4 GB of RAM and 15 GB HDD using bootable CD. Initially after the reboot, I see a small icon in the bottom of the screen and hear sound from ...
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Installing Ubuntu help

I have a PC with 2 HDDs, and want to install Ubuntu 13.04 . Unfortunately, my active partition is not on my Windows XP partition. I assume my drive list when boot from LiveUSB similar like this: ...
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wanted to install the windows xp

I have installed the unbutu latest version on my laptop. then i am trying to install the windows xp as dual boot . could any body please suggest me how to do it . i have tried the following procedure ...
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cannot get the option to start up windows xp

i installed ubuntu 13.04 on a pc with windows xp already installed. I can see my windows files in the file manager but do not get an option to boot into windows xp. i need to use visual studio ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox

I'm having some problems getting Ubuntu to install. I'm running Windows XP Home (32bit) on an older Dell Dimension 2350 with 1GB ram, trying to install either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32Bit) or 13.04 (32Bit) ...
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Installing Ubuntu on another Hard Drive Disk (F:)

I want to install Ubuntu side by side on my Windows XP.But instead of placing it on HDD C: drive, i want to place it on a slave HDD (which would be drive F:).I already tested on a virtual machine in ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows XP, is this possible on a 2001 system? [duplicate]

My Windows XP is not going to be servicing security updates anymore after 2014, is it possible to download Ubuntu/Linux on my current system and transfer all current files to Ubuntu? I would like to ...
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Virtualbox xp guest can't modify or delete files on shared folders

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.18 on Ubuntu 12.10 host and running a Win XP SP3 guest I cannot rename or delete files once created. Win guest complain with the error : E:\ is not accessible Incorrect ...
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Can I run my microsoft windows applications on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a hard disk drive (160 gb) full of windows applications and stuff, and I don't want to lose it. Is there possible to use .exe in Ubuntu?
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How can I share files between Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04?

I am new to Ubuntu, trying to share files between OS's dual boot XP, Ubuntu 12.04. Are there programs to load on each OS to do this?
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Installation problems while using VirtualBox on Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm running Windows XP. I've been trying to load Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. After first restart, it displays the message: please remove installation media and close the try (if any) then press ...
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How do I run Autocad 13 (not 2013, but #13) on Ubuntu?

Do I try to get Ubuntu to run it or is there a compatible CAD program for Ubuntu that sees Autocad files? When I try to install, it is asking for a 32bit system. I last had it running in XP
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I uninstalled virtualbox, do I get the allocated storage I gave it back?

I installed virtualbox as I needed a quick way to use iTunes so I didn't have to keep shutting down my laptop to use it and then restart it again to go back to linux. I think the installation failed ...
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Error: Not enough space to load specific image

TRANSLATED Hi. I have a Lenovo Intel Atom n270 laptop. It ha Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu on it without deleting or affecting in any way the Windows system. I am a common user, not an ...
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Why does my computer only boot into Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu from a usb, but when I rebooted my computer after the installer finished, my computer booted into Windows XP. I didn't see any menu for selecting the operating system during boot. ...
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Install alongside will break my computer? What option should I use?

I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot from a LiveCD, on a PC with Windows XP SP3 32 bit already installed. I understand that during the install, I'll be asked to choose from: 1) Install Ubuntu ...
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Wifi disconnects when Ethernet connected

I'm using a WiFi connection on Ubuntu 12 and connecting to XP directly via Ethernet cable. I've set the ipv4 settings of the Ubuntu wired connection to: share with other computers and restarted. ...
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GRUB error while trying to run fully installed Ubuntu 12.04 from SSD

Due to my laptop having a RAM problem, I removed its SSD(which contains an Ubuntu 12.04 installation, with my personal data) and attempted to boot it from my old P4 machine lying around. This P4 ...
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How do I connect a Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 together over the network

How do I connect a Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 together over the network. I used the networking wizard in Windows to create a networking setup. I am not sure I did it right, so maybe someone can ...
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What Ubuntu for Windows XP [duplicate]

I have Windows XP 2002 Service Pack 3 and want to install a newer version of Ubuntu. I have a Pentium 4 CPU 2.80GHz, 2.00 GB of RAM Which Ubuntu should I install?
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Will deleting stuff from the Ubuntu partition (directly) increase free space on a Windows XP partition?

My system has dual boot: windows xp and ubuntu. Accessing files and directories of windows xp from ubuntu is easy as well known. I deleted some files and directories in windows xp, let say in ...
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Need to wipe hard drive Ubuntu 12.10 to put Windows

My dad had a blank hard drive on which I installed Ubuntu because it was easier than getting windows. Some WiFi drivers will not install. My dad only uses it for email, Craiglist, and chat on ...
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Can not access to Internet on virtual XP

I' m using VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 to run virtual XP. I cannot access to Internet. I have read the How to let a VirtualBox guest (running Windows) access the Internet?, but it seems does not work. ...
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update-grub doesn't detects my XP instalation [closed]

I installed Windows XP, and I was missing GRUB. Booted to Ubuntu with a GRUB recovery disc.(I doesn't know it's name) Then, I ran sudo update-grub and this is the output: ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 12.10 on Windows XP Professional

The message that I get is: C;\docu~1\user\locals~1\temp\wubi12.10rev273log By opening this text file, I read that some picture could not be loaded. What am I to do? Stay on Windows?
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ubi-partman failed with exit code 10 during 12.10 fresh install

ive been trying to install ubuntu 12.10 on my acer aspire one 534h,using an iso from the official site and a 16gb flash drive using unetbootin. my aa1 is running factory settings (xp). it will boot ...
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Why do I get no option to boot either Ubuntu or Windows after UBUNTU 12.1 installation for a dual boot (PC automatically loads windows xp sp3)?

I've just Installed Ubuntu 12.10. When asked to remove dvd to restart there was no boot option menu and PC started to load windows. Checkdisk ran and displayed multiple messages, eg. Deleting orphan ...
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Trying to install on XP and doesn't come up in boot menu

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows XP using the Wubi installer. But when I reboot and try to select Ubuntu, I cannot do so; when I press F12, it doesn't come up on the boot menu as a choice.
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How to add my Ubuntu 12.10 to my windows xp boot.ini file?

I have a primary 80GB HDD which is partitioned into 3 drives (Core, Data & Extended) with Windows Xp installed in the C drive (Core - With NTFS file system). I have a secondary 500GB HDD which is ...