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Errors when launching Windows 10 installation from grub

My problem is that I have an Asus Zen book that I am trying to return through amazon after installing ubuntu on it. I am trying to get it back as close to the original as possible and this requires re-...
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Symlink in VBox Shared Folder are not properly formatted

I have my c:\ partition shared to VM using Virtual Box Shared Folder. It is currently mounted as /c on the Ubuntu guest. Lets suppose c:\html points to c:\Server\html on the Windows host. When I try ...
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Re-installing Windows [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu, my Laptop was pre-installed with Windows 8. I deleted all my partition and then installed Ubuntu. Currently I'm not able to reinstall Windows. How can I re-install windows ...
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kvm virtio VM sound issues (windows 10)

I know this is an unRAID server but this is a KVM issue so that's why I am here. I got everything working so far except the sound. And I need it to work on my MainVM (Gaming VM) and an other VM. I ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 over Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 and use it as my primary OS. I would like to dual boot over Ubuntu. Although I have read that it is preferable to do the other way round, still, I need to dual boot ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on primary partition 2/3 and toggle the boot-partition for dual-boot option

I'd like to be able to install Ubuntu on a primary partition on a 'mostly Windows' machine, so I can easily automate remotely selecting one or the other. So, I start with a basic Windows box, shrink ...
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Does the ,remove_hiberfile tag disable hibernate when I boot into Windows?

From what I understand, it deletes the hibernation file to allow mounting the ntfs drive. However, if I have hibernate enabled in Windows, will the hibernate file be generated again allowing me to ...
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Tried to use Ubuntu to Run hardware diag - Windows Partition now gone

I used my bootable Ubuntu thumb-drive yesterday to run Memtest86 and HD Check. Since then my Windows partitions on the SSD are no longer functioning - My computer will not boot and i can't figure out ...
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Grub rescue after HDD partition layout change

Hi Firstly I'd like to say am a work in progress in windows and a beginner in Linux. Ok now then let me get to my issue, basically am stuck on grub rescue after a normal shut down in on windows on a ...
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Save Personal Files From Win 7 Partition Before Installing Ubuntu

Intro I was gifted a Toshiba Lifebook T2010 Tablet/Laptop that had Windows 7 Ultimate installed. I have dabbled with Linux, off-and-on, for many years but I am only familiar with the OS, but not ...
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How to Recover Deleted Windows Partition with complete Data?

Actual scenario is, while i am installing Ubuntu for the first in my windows machine along with windows OS. accidentally I deleted all other partition and I formatted my entire disk, so i lost my ...
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Dual boot installation problems

I see other people having this problem but not really getting an answer for my problem. I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on my laptop and I am trying to install the newest Ubuntu alongside it. I ...
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DualBoot with two disks on BIOS level

I have two disks. W10 is installed on one disk. I want to install Ubuntu on the other disk. I hate fiddling around with MBR and fixing Grub when anything goes wrong. Therefore, I thought it would be a ...
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Ubuntu BusyBox Error Initrampfs Ash

Ubuntu BusyBox Error Initrampfs Ash I have this error on ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to know if it is possible to wipe ubuntu and install windows instead so that the error goes away I have windows ...
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How to restore boot menu (UEFI)?

I had Windows and Ubuntu both installed in UEFI mode. Then I installed 32-bit Ubuntu (there was no UEFI partition in the list of partition types, so I just installed it as is without specifying UEFI ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB created in Windows 10 (Universal USB Installer)

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu usb disk from Windows 10. I've downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and created a bootable usb disk. But on boot simply nothing happened when I chose "Boot from the USB ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after unsuccessful upgrade, and the previous installtion either

I tried to upgrate to ubuntu 15 from 14 by "do-upgrade" in the terminal, however, it said that during installation there were errors (unmet dependencies) and a question "Press enter to continue" after ...
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Shared Windows folder only contains the first ~15 subfolders

I've got a Windows 10 system with two shared folders: FolderC and FolderE. FolderC resides on my primary hard drive, FolderE on my secondary. From a Ubuntu 15.10 system I want to access these two ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after booting into Windows 10 once

First I installed Windows 10 on my system. Then I installed Ubuntu. After the installation is complete, I rebooted and grub came up and I booted into Ubuntu without an issue. Next I re-booted and ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo G510. The problem is that I can't install alongside Windows 10 for some reason. I'm reinstalling Windows 10 for other reasons, so I wondering if there is a way I ...
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Ubuntu for SQL database and windows clients?

I am currently running my small business with an Ubuntu 12.04 file server which houses an MDB (access) database for our ERP software (E2 ShopTech) along with various CAD/CAM files. We need to upgrade ...
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How to restore Windows as a boot option in Grub

My Grub initially had boot options for both Ubuntu and Windows 10 (displayed as "Windows 7 loader", since I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 after Ubuntu/Grub was installed). Anyway, I was trying to fix ...
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RDP connection with specifiing TSG-server

Need to connect to Windows 7 using rdp. I installed Remmina and rdp plugin for it. But I need to specify tsg-server for the connection. Where can I do it? PS: Same question in Russian.
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Why do Windows & Ubuntu have similar shell commands?

Ubuntu has a bash (Bourne Again SHell) whereas Windows has it's proprietary shell. According to my research there is no name for the language used for shell scripting in Windows/Ubuntu. It's just ...
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TXT file - wrong view on Windows? [duplicate]

I just made a .txt file with my laptop (that runs Ubuntu 14.04), and when i open it with my Computer (runs Windows 10) it shows it like I wrote everything in one line Maybe it's a dumb question, but ...
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Installing Windows 7 on Ubuntu via USB (without boot screen available!)

I have this nagging issue with my laptop. I have been googeling and searching for an answer but with no luck. I am currently using it right now on Ubuntu 15.10 but I would like to switch to Windows 7. ...
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Will I lose my windows key (preinstalled to BIOS) if I fully install Ubuntu/Linux?

I'm now the owner of a used Windows 8 laptop, and had planned on ditching Windows in favour of a more secure and ethical OS such as Linux. Upon recieving the laptop I noticed that it didn't have a ...
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Does iMac 12-2 work with Ubuntu15.10?

I got a iMac 12,2 and i triple boot Ubuntu 15.10 with mac osx + windows. But I don't know what will happen if i put my AMD graphics installation. I got AMD Radeon HD 6770M. Is it bad or good? I'll ...
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Installing wubi on Windows 8.1 [closed]

can anyone guide me how to install wubi on W8.1. I have heard that there is a UEFI related issue on W8.1.
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XAMPP: running index.php leads to error (Win/Linux)

I used to use XAMPP on a Windows Computer to see how my homepage (php) works. Everything works fine without any issues. I now installed XAMPP on my Notebook which runs on Linux. Installation went ...
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Problem Installing windows over ubuntu — grub install error

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Asus T100TAF. Alas, I rushed into it, not knowing no one had a fix for the sound yet. I'm trying to get back to windows by following this guide: http://onetransistor....
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partitions showing different sizes on gparted and MS Disk Management

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an HPG60 Laptop. I'm having a difficulty to install this coz I cant see the unallocated space I prepared in Windows. As you can see on the attached ...
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Install Ubuntu 15 alongside Windows 10 on Dell XPS 15 9550 2015 from Scratch

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I bought the machine with Windows 10 installed. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. How to prepare the SSD before for Ubuntu ?
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Dual boot surface pro 3, can't get into Windows 10 now

so i've been wanting to try out ubuntu for some time now, and finally made the leap to install it onto my computer (surface pro 3). All goes well until I finish installing ubuntu and try to get back ...
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Running Windows .bat file on Wine CMD

Can anyone make this batch (.bat) file run on Wine CMD?? http://www39.zippyshare.com/v/edG8msF3/file.html On Windows when i run it normaly it id displaying this text what is good: Voer programmalink ...
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Need to install Windows over Ubuntu without booting from USB/CD

Sometime back i installed ubuntu on my desktop, not knowing that i am creating problems for the future. Now i want to re-install windows completely instead of ubuntu, but my computer is not booting ...
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Dual Boot with Windows. No Install Media. Unetbootin?

I have a Windows 19 installation. I sadly have no flash drives or cds available to me right now. I found this article, but it is old and I want to make sure it would work. http://community.linuxmint....
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Is it possible to recover data stored on hard drive with windows with ubuntu live?

Like in the topic of this post - my boss turned off his PC (quite an old one, based on a Pentium 4, 32 bit) while Windows XP was performing a system update. And of course Windows lost some important ...
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Resizing partition using GParted [duplicate]

I am trying to shrink my unbuntu partition to create space for a windows one. I go into GParted and it only says that 40 MiB is free out of 595 GiB while the file system says I have only used 68 GB ...
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Access a print queue on a Windows print server on a different network

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. (Gnome edition) I want to access a Windows print queue that is on a different local network but it does not show up in the list when I try to add a new printer. I've noticed ...
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Error loading Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to linux. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10(UEFI). Ubuntu getting loaded fine. But getting error while loading Windows 10. Error description - ...Can't load image... Boot repair ...
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Installing Windows after Ubuntu

Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my PC, but unfortunately there are some programs, which do not run on Ubuntu even with Wine and there are no good alternatives available. Therefore I ...
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Windows partition not mounting

hello guys I am facing a problem that my Windows partition is not mounting in Ubuntu I kind of get the error that Windows maybe hibernated or has not been properly shutdown. But the thing is I have ...
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Removing linux and installing Windows 7 [closed]

Ok so i have searched around for weeks now and simply can not find a answer on google, im having issues using linux as my primary os as i can not use photoshop and many other windows programs, and ...
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update-grub cannot find Windows 8.1 after Boot-repair

I am running Xubuntu by default and so i managed to install WIndows 8.1 on a seperate harddisk. After the installation finished up I could not boot into Xubuntu anymore. Even if I removed all ...
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Linux partion not showing in Windows

Hey i recently installed Ubuntu gnome and the partion i made for it is not showing in windows. When i go to drivers it just says my C drive is the same size as before installing windows. Is this a ...
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After installing Lubuntu in dual-boot with windows 10, I cannot access windows anymore

I installed the latest version of Lubuntu (which I also want to change to normal Ubuntu in the end) on a LENOVO ideapad (don't know how to get details on the laptop on lubuntu) but I cannot access ...
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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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installing windows 10 without using an USB or DVD [on hold]

I want to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and booting the installation from the hard drive without using a USB or DVD, because I have some problem reading the installation from the USB and I dont ...
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After I installed Ubuntu on HDD and rebooting i into it, my PC can no longer find any OS

So I started by installing xubuntu, it worked fine on my laptop accept that the network didn't work, I then tryed with Kubuntu and the same happens. After a while i tryed the original Ubuntu 15.10 but ...