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When you install MS Windows 10, it overwrites the Grub contents in MBR to its own. All your Windows and Linux OS files are intact and good. All you need to do here is to repair you GRUB files. I used boot-repair and it worked very well for me. If you want to fresh install everything, Install Windows 10 first and then install Ubuntu. It is possible from ...


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Regarding Android x86 6.0 The "EEEPC" assignment is only for ASUS EEEPCs, only use it if you have one, otherwise use android_x86, do not use generic_x86, you will get stuck at the boot animation and have to restart by using CTRL+F1 to access the terminal and issue reboot as the GUI will not get loaded. I know this because I spent several hours following bad, ...


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You have an UEFI motherboard with Ubuntu installed in UEFI mode. This is good. You have Windows installed in Legacy mode. This is bad. You can only boot one or the other, and it appears GRUB is installed to be used in UEFI mode. So you cannot boot a Legacy mode operating system from UEFI-mode GRUB IIRC. to get truly seamless dual-boot you'll need to ...


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I think you need to reinstall grub. follow this guide http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-repair-restore-reinstall-grub-2-with-a-ubuntu-live-cd


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Just boot from the Windows DVD, select and delete the existing partitions and then create 1 big NTFS partition for the new Windows installation. You could for sure create several partitions on that 500GB disk - but there is no clear advantage in doing that. This page offers install guides for Windows 7


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As was stated earlier, growing partition can always be a risk, if you want to do this I personally recommend a full new install, especially for a novice computer user. If you absolutely need windows programs to run and you can't get them running using wine, I would suggest to you to use virtual box and create a virtual windows 7 (or 8 or 10 for that matter)...


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Yes! It's very easy. You can just run the Ubuntu CD/ USB and choose Install Ubuntu from the desktop. Use the install option that says: "Guided: Use entire disk" Keep in mind that this will overwrite everything. If there are things you need to keep, there is a more complicated option to grow your Linux partitions, but I have had bad luck growing them to ...


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The solution is to: Install Guest additions on guest system (Windows) Do not install Guest additions on host system (Ubuntu) Add user to vboxsf group: sudo usermod -g vboxsf username Note: -g will set the primary group of the user to vboxsf (REPLACING whatever default group she belongs to, and changing all files created with it to vboxsf). "-G" will ...


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Reinstalling Windows on a separate drive will affect the Ubuntu installation in only one way if the installation is done correctly: Windows will reinstall its own boot loader over Ubuntu's Grub boot loader. This will usually cause the machine to boot directly to Windows, not even giving you the chance to select Ubuntu. This issue can be fixed here: How can ...


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Yes. Sometimes... You can check the AppDB to see if your program is supported - for example, Euro Truck Simulator is rated Platinum (works great), while version 2 is rated Gold (may need some fixes). Also, in Wine Configuration it is possible to select which Windows version to act as: But I think this does not make that much difference unless a program ...


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You didn't erase Windows. The grub menu didn't show up at boot for you to select Windows. Here what you need to do: Turn on your computer At boot, press down the shift key. Then you will be greeted by the grub menu. Windows should be one of your boot options. Select Windows. Enjoy!


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A second solution if you don't have a second pc to write a windows and you only have a live ubuntu cd and for some reason you cant write a windows 7 dvd or usb (this normally works http://www.webupd8.org/2010/10/create-bootable-windows-7-usb-drive.html) then do this: Shrink windows partition using from ubuntu live as described here https://help.ubuntu.com/...


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You can download a free 90 day trial version of Windows from Microsoft TechNet. Now create a bootable DVD / USB media and boot from it, on Install now screen select Repair your computer. Choose Command prompt and execute the following commands to install the Windows loader : bootrec.exe /fixmbr bootrec.exe /fixboot bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd


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it seems the author created a github. Didn't try it yet but it should be here: https://github.com/RealEnder/winconn you should just: git clone https://github.com/RealEnder/winconn hope this helps.


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Answer: Click the refresh button next to the MAC address field in network settings' advance options to create a new MAC address. You have to refresh it SEVERAL TIMES! WTF


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Yes, from xUbuntu install gParted with your favorite installation program. Start it up (from the menu or commandline with sudo). Select and mark all Windows partitions for "delete" and start the task. After that is done format the unallocated space as ext4 and you will have a mountable partition. You can also enlarge your xUbuntu adding the space to your ...


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It may be convenient to use virtual machines you download and manage locally from Microsoft: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/linux/


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Found the solution! I read HERE that: "Operating systems store and retrieve the time in the hardware clock located on your motherboard so that it can keep track of the time even when the system does not have power. Most operating systems (Linux/Unix/Mac) store the time on the hardware clock as UTC by default, though some systems (notably Microsoft Windows) ...


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My understanding may be outdated, but last time I checked Linux assumes that the BIOS clock is in UTC (by default), while Windows assumes it's set to your local time. If you would like to tell Ubuntu to use local time, which may fix your issues after booting Windows, you will need to edit /etc/default/rcS: # Set UTC=yes if your hardware clock is set to UTC ...



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