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So you are using GRUB, selecting the windows 7 entry, selecting Windows in the windows boot manager, and then it fails with the error. This guide should work, however I have not tested this myself and I am not responsible for any data loss. If you are paranoid I would make a entire clone of your hard drive to somewhere else. Things you will need USB with ...


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I had to turn secure boot off before an Asus X200 would boot from USB. Things worked normally after that.


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Many new computers see a USB flash drive as just another hard drive. Can you set your flash drive as first hard drive in BIOS?


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I just went for it and there weren't any problems. In my GRUB menu it still has "Windows 7" as the option, but it boots to Windows 10 Tech Preview.


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From Reddit: When I installed it, it didn't overwrite my Ubuntu partition but it destroyed the GRUB bootloader and made Ubuntu unusable. You may want to use a diffrent hard drive just to be safe. Windows tends to like overwriting the MBR. If it does, to fix it just grab a boot-repair image. That'll rewrite your MBR so it invokes Grub again. ...


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Whatever you have described seems like a lot of work to do. I would prefer formatting the hard drive and starting everything afresh. This seems like less haste. However, follow the steps below to get what you want. Remember to create a backup of all your data before starting. Install whichever partition tool that you prefer. Re size one of your partitions ...


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Currently you have the following partitions: 120GB SSD containing Windows installation 2TB HDD containing the Windows BOOT partition, a SWAP partition, and a nearly 2TB Ubuntu partition 3TB NTFS partition for data I assume. What you want to do as far as I understand: resize the nearly 2TB Ubuntu partition to 300GB reformat the leftover place to NTFS ...


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It seems you need to post detailed information. Boot using Ubuntu live CD, open terminal, execute sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda, and upload results. The result of gdisk commmand will contain your partition table information.


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you can update grub if you are able to boot in to ubuntu sudo update-grub It will add the boot entries or use boot repair from live cd sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair for dual boot windows and ubuntu


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Note: Answer to your QWERY probably next Question: you can update grub if you are able to boot in to ubuntu sudo update-grub It will add the boot entries or use boot repair by running ubuntu live cd: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair for dual booting ...


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Thank you so much guys!!! And byteCommander for the math.. :P I figured my way out installing Ubuntu first, partitioning with two primary and in a way so that Windows finds itself a primary partition to install itself into. Started Ubuntu.. formatted that in NTFS using GParted. Then installed Windows in it. Worked like a charm. But then, the boot menu was ...


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I think you need to start again, windows likes to be first. Back up your data from /home. Install windows, it will use all 500gb. Boot windows. Run all disk utilities to defragment and compress c:. Now using windows partition split your disk, possibly making a d: drive for windows data. Your disk will now look something like c: 150gb, d: 50gb, unused 300gb ...


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You may shrink ext4 partitions only when they are unmounted (enlarging would work also at mounted state) with gParted, to free unpartitioned space for Windows. But therefore, you must have enough unused space inside the partition. Step-by-step: (note: inscriptions may vary, as I translate it from the German version) Boot your machine from an Ubuntu live ...


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You can also user Easybcd. You can have to download small application and you can recover your lost ubuntu partition. User below link for complete tutorial. . http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/03/10/restore-the-windows-bootloader-to-mbr-after-dual-booting-with-linux/


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You can check the following link for a tutorial to recover access to Ubuntu by reinstalling GRUB2: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair Basically, you will need to: Boot Ubuntu from your live CD (or USB) Install boot-repair: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair And finally, ...


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You need to make sure you have GRUB_DEFAULT=saved in your grub config (which is autogenerated, you change this part of it by editing /etc/default/grub). sudo update-grub to make the changes active and then use sudo grub-reboot $1. grep -i "menuentry '" /boot/grub/grub.cfg Will give you the menuentries that you can cut-paste in for $1. Or, as you note the ...


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Check this link: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135488 , quote from there: There are too many usb devices. Four spice usb redirection slots. One usb tablet. Leaving only one usb port free, where qemu automagically plugs in a usb hub to avoid running out of usb ports. This is where the "nec usb hub" comes from. And as the emulated ...


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Please order a Restore DVD from your manufacturer (HP) and the Windows product key will still be valid! (Last time I did this, I only paid shipping and handling) Then read this Q&A: What's a good back-up strategy for 1 desktop PC? (You're definitely User type 4!) Then follow the article here: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) ...


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This is a nightmare, I have a lenovo y510p. This UEFI boot is very problematic. Each time that that I have to update the ubuntu boot loader I have manually fix the boot. Another problem is the recovery partition. This partition also have a bootloader. In my case is the only one that ubuntu finds. Finally, there is something hardcode on the lenovo boot system ...


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Try installing grub-customizer (installation guide below) to your Ubuntu system. This GUI tool will provide you a nice set of options with that you can configure your GRUB settings, including names and order of the boot options, default system, screen resolution, fonts, background etc... I am not sure if it has the ability to directy set what you want, but ...


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Just as anybody else until now suggested you: First install Windows, then Ubuntu. I personally gave 40GB to Ubuntu as root partition without using an extra /home partition and about 800MB swap (2G RAM). If you want to split them up, you should size the / in a way that it can hold all your programs and system. Depending on what you are going to install, ...


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First Install windows on your lappie (You can install ubuntu too but then u have to run boot repair from live usb to repair the grub becoz Windows bootloader is aggressive). Follow these steps if your lappie supports BIOS (the steps are totally different for UEFI lappie) Install Windows 7 normally (Allot30 gb to windows partition) Now install ubuntu from ...


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Install Windows first, its bootloader is rather aggressive and will not let you access your (previous) linux installation without further configuration (such as installing the GRUB boot loader again from some medium). Installing Ubuntu second will replace the Windows bootloader with GRUB, saving you the trouble. I doubt you would benefit from creating a ...


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I would install windows 7 first Ubuntu handles being installed secondly much more efficiently than Windows. Follow these steps As far as partition sizes are concerned I would go for 30gb ntfs partition for windows and you will need 2 fat32 partitions for Ubuntu A swap partition of 2gb to 4gb and a root partition that is a minimum of 10gb. Give Ubuntu a ...


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Easy: Make a system backup (Read this Q&A how to do this. You're user type 4) Boot the Ubuntu Live CD, Go to the dash, Type 'gparted`, Delete the partitions that contain nothing (without light yellow, or marked "NTFS") You can now click the Ubuntu partitions and drag them into the empty area Click "Apply" Reboot Done!


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So then I would like to direct your attention to this post: repair-grub It is a very popular question (not the same problem as you, but...) where somebody answers in detail how to repair a destroyed GRUB installation. He therefore updates the config files and rewrites GRUB into the disc's bootsector. Maybe this is something you should try too, though it ...


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after editing the smb.conf the infaces the host and hostname files and still not having any luck I had restarted both machines several times and still no luck. Finally I restarted them at the same time and they are able to see each other and the other computers on the corp.local network.


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Maybe performing the steps described in this popular thread could help you: repair grub


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I would like to redirect you to this question: askubuntu.com: removing-grub-from-laptop There I suggested the use of a freely downloadable boot-cd with useful tools for this problem.


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Open 40_custom : sudo gedit /etc/burg.d/40_custom Add Android x86 menu entry : menuentry "Android-4.3-x86" --class android { set root='(hd*,msdos*)' linux /path/android-4.3-x86/kernel quiet root=/dev/ram0 androidboot.hardware=tx2500 acpi_sleep=s3_bios,s3_mode SRC=/path/android-4.3-x86 vga=788 initrd /path/android-4.3-x86/initrd.img ('path' and '*' as yours) ...


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First, if you want to keep data from your current Ubuntu installations, make sure you back up that data before getting rid of them. You can choose one of many backup tools (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem#Backup_Utilities) to achieve that, or you can just copy the files manually if you know exactly what you need to keep. There are two ...


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EDIT: According to your fdisk output, I adjusted the solution. Also, as it was pointed out, you need to boot on a live session (LiveCD or LiveUSB) so that none of your partitions are mounted. Follow these steps to rearrange your partitions: If you are not familiar with partitioning using GParted, read this post: How to resize partitions? Resize sda7 ...


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Before you start messing with the boot loader or grub of either OS try booting to windows and press the windows key + R type msconfig in the command box and hit return. Click on the Boot tab check to see if Ubuntu is listed as an OS. If it is try making the Ubuntu installation the default (select Ubuntu 14.04 and click on the set as default button). Try to ...


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While installing, ubuntu from a USB I selected to remove win 7 and install ubuntu, option. That will remove ALL traces of Windows. Be it C:, D: or any other letter. Now, none of my C:\, D:\ and E:\ drives are visible. I expected that ubuntu will be installed on C:\ drive whereas when i checked all drives have been converted into one big drive ...


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It's most likely that you failed to read the instructions, and have destroyed the partitions and formatting of your previously existing volumes, effectively erasing the entire hard disk and all its contents. If that's the case, the only possible chance of recovering any data that was stored in those volumes is "forensic file recovery" software; given your ...


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Open a new terminal session ( Ctrl + Alt + T ) and type the following command : sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg Reboot the system. Windows must have appeared in the grub menu now.


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VirtualBox performance is terrible when you assign it more cores than are cores in a single CPU socket. The most likely problem is that the guest OS see it as multiples cores in the same CPU (the guest sees a SMP system but the hardware is really NUMA) and creates lots of inter-CPU traffic. Your setup should work well with 20 cores or less. Source.


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This looks like a Wubi install, and likely you had NTFS filesystem corruption, perhaps due to a hard shutdown? or some other crash. In any event, running boot-repair on Wubi installs is not a good idea... because it's not written by someone familiar with how Wubi works. What you should do on a Wubi install is first run chkdsk from Windows, because the host ...


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It sounds like you just want to run Ubuntu off DVD without installing it. Yes the DVD does have a "try ubuntu", but using that is pretty limited. Mostly, it won't save any changes. Any time you boot off that DVD you get a stock environment every time. If you have no interest in dual booting Ubuntu and Windows, and if your computer supports it, I would use ...


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You will boot to your main OS on hard drive if no bootable CD/DVD is present in the machine. You can also check order of booting devices in your BIOS. The boot sequence than tries them in the order specified there until it finds some bootable medium.


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Thanks, for your help I tried your instructions but it did no work. What worked for me was the instructions from Liberian Geek on "Ubuntu Tips - Create Samba File Server in Ubuntu 14.04" I followed the instruction to the T and it worked. Again Thanks for your help... John


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Welcome to Ubuntu and GNU/Linux! As things stand, Windows won't be able to do anything with your Ubuntu Server files on a number of levels: 1) It won't be able to log into the system. (You would need to use ssh for this) See: SSH on help.ubuntu.com. This won't help you with file transfers directly, but it will help to manage your server from Windows. 2) ...


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I'm not familiar with Acronis, so let's use disk management. If you can delete the current partition you created that would be great. Go to Control Panel and then Administrative Tools Select Computer Management Select disk management When that loads you will see all the partitions. Click the one you want to shrink (to make room for Ubuntu) and right ...


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It sometimes can happen that certain partitions/OS's aren't detected, due to various reasons. But the installer always offers you the option to do "Something else". When you select the "Something else" option, you're being presented with a partitioning screen. Now do the following: If you want to use swap memory (recommended, hard drive memory reserved ...


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Issues is finally resolved, thanks for all your suggestions. Through Windows recovery CD tried re-installing Windows 7, but it failed to detect any drive. Through driver installation option it was showing 2 drives : C drive (FAT32), D drive (NTFS). Tried fixmbr, fixboot, rebuildbcd. fixboot never worked. Formatted C drive through DOS prompt to NTFS, copied ...


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The reason you could not open the .exe executable is that the utility you were trying to install was made for Windows, not Linux. If you want to watch videos in a particular format, you almost certainly can, but you must use the correct utilities made for Linux. As I understand the matter of ActiveX, that's a utility that works only with windows. However ...


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To easily find the corresponding development package for Ubuntu when configure fails with such error, you can use http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=libpcap Usually the package that you're looking for contains the following description: "development library for <lib name>" Then open a terminal to install the package with: sudo apt-get ...


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grub of ubuntu cannot take entry of windows thats why grub boot only ubuntu try this command. $ sudo update-grub (make sure it will take entry of win 7) $ sudo reboot


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Ubuntu's grub can't make an entry for Windows and that's why grub only boots Ubuntu use the following commands: sudo update-grub sudo reboot


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Ordinarily boot repair solves issues of simple grub issues. That report you posted revealed a problem I've never seen before, or even heard mention of. I refer to line 731 which reads, "Partition 4 does not start on physical sector boundary." The good news is that theoretically this may be something you can fix by yourself using gparted. It may be as ...



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