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This is caused by the fact that Virtualbox "captures" keystrokes for the guest OS. You can disable this momentarily by pressing the "Host" key, which normally is the right Ctrl button. Try pressing the right Ctrl button and then Alt+Tab-ing, you should go back to the host OS.


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Check out Clonezilla here, I've used it to clone Windows+Ubuntu installs on a single disk before. It even offers to attempt clone the bootloader as well. Assuming secure boot is off and your using an MBR partition scheme (as opposed to GPT), it should work fairly well for you.


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I fixed the BCD problem with BCDEdit - the command line version that comes with Windows. But I still can't figure out why deleting all the partitions and running the "clean" command doesn't delete the database. I read that the database is stored in the hidden system partition. So if the partition is blown away, how is the data retained?? Mysterious. I have ...


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May be you can try virtual box inside Windows.


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In the [global] section of your /etc/samba/smb.conf add the following lines: [global] usershare owner only = false unix extensions = no follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes ntlm auth = no lanman auth = no client ntlmv2 auth = yes Also, check the way the NTFS partitions are mounted in the /etc/fstab file. I had to add default 0 0 to the end of my NTFS ...


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For anyone having trouble with this, I found a simple solution which works if you are sure that the USB stick is properly formatted to NTFS and is mounted. Start by finding the name of the mounted disk by running sudo fdisk -l. Once you find it (it'll be something like /dev/sdc1), run the command based winusb command: sudo winusb --install <iso path> ...


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Check your SMPS (power supply) if it is able to supply enough power to yur motherboard and HDD. They are hidden villains in such scenarios.


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As this isn't a system partition, I don't believe this is a hibernation issue. Boot back into Windows, Run chkdsk on the D drive fixing any errors and when it completes, shutdown normally and try your mount in Ubuntu again.


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Use Unetbootin to make a bootable image of your favourite OS t, once booted use 'Try Ubuntu without installing' option and later on install it into your partition.



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