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Okay you will need a dvd or usb stick with a windows 7 iso on it. Firstly boot into windows on your machine. Then press the start button and search for disc management (It should be called create or edit partition or something). Find your ubuntu partition, right click it and press delete. Then extend the volume of your windows partition. If you restart now ...


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Because Windows is in VirtualBox, you can't remove the Ubuntu operating system, as it's the host OS for the guest VirtualBox OS. You'd have to install Windows to the hard drive, wiping the system totally in the process, in order to use Windows 7 as your primary OS. IF you've already used your activation key, Microsoft might have a problem with it.


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you can try with unetbootin or WINUsb. Those steps I found as response at a topic about how to create Windows bootable stick on Ubuntu. First, download WINusb by running these commands in the terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:colingille/freshlight sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install winusb after the installation, run winUSB and specify the .iso ...


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Drivers and programs for Linux and Windows are totally different. They are aimed at different file systems. You will have to write separate software for them.


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i can't get your question completely but if you want to install both linux and windows on a single hard disk then you need to partition it and format one partition with ntfs format and the other with ext4 or similar


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I don't know how you installed Ubuntu, but that other partition might already be in use so you may not want to touch it. Boot Ubuntu and do a sudo df -h and post the results.


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If I have Windows 7 Pro in a partition and Ubuntu 14.04 in a other partition, I can emulate the windows in my partition using Ubuntu? No. When windows software become available for Ubuntu? Never. Well never... the creator of the software needs to take Linux into account for it to be usable for us. Apache, MySQL, Chrome, Firefox are examples ...


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I found a long and dangerous (for my tab) way to install it although it is not dual booting. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto an ssd card and swapped out the prebuilt ssd card for the one with Ubuntu. For some reason the touch screen quit working with Ubuntu though.


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lil late but i felt i would share this.. found myself in a similar position..u can use this to download your windows back from ms http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media


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I found a link on the forum that might help you. It appears to be a BIOS issue. VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S


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I ended up installing ubuntu 14.10 the 32 bit version and using cinnamon I used this link for installing cinnamon: http://www.tubuntux.com/2014/11/instalar-cinnamon-24-en-ubuntu-1410.html Is in spanish, the commands are sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon Thanks to all who ...


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There are some nice Indicator Applets for Ubuntu, they can display all sorts of info & stats about your system. These should be for Unity, but they often work with other DE's too. I really like Conky, it displays on the desktop, (could be transparent to the desktop image) or in a window, and can display just about anything - CPU usage, RAM, individual ...


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What you're looking for is Disk Usage Analyzer Disk Usage Analyzer comes pre-installed with Ubuntu, and allows you to view detailed breakdowns of your disk usage. It can be launched by searching for Disk Usage Analyzer from the Dash, or by using the command baobab in the Terminal.


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Definitely a no-go using WUBI on Windows 8, don't try that (http://pad.lv/694242). See this answer for more info than you could ever possibly want about installing on Windows 8, it's a little tricky because of gpt, UEFI, secure boot, may have to install 64-bit Ubuntu also... about 10 pages, mostly getting prepared to install, must-read: Installing Ubuntu ...


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Yes it is: For Windows with Ubuntu dual boot: Assuming that you had installed Ubuntu after installing Windows, such that Ubuntu is on the upper end of this disk, you would therefore want to reduce the size of your Ubuntu partition to provide free unused space for the overprovisioning. GPartEd free tool that comes with Ubuntu is ideal for this. If you need ...


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I'd recommend Thunar. You can get the tree view in the side panel by just setting this mode in View -> Side Pane -> Tree:


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I'm pretty sure Nautilus can show a folder tree in it's side pane, it's switchable between the "Places" or a tree (maybe other options too). http://askubuntu.com/a/339138 [May even be a duplicate Q] As can Thunar (XFCE file manager)


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Ubuntu 14.04, install gnome-fallback. After installing stock ubuntu, log in and open the terminal. Type or copy and paste sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback let it work, log out and click this select gnome fallback (metacity) Metacity is 2d and easier on the processor, compiz uses more 3d rendering. log in and sudo apt-get remove unity


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My suggestion is that you install Xubuntu Utopic Unicorn 32 bits. In at least three partitions, /, /home, swap. ftp://ftp.free.fr/mirrors/ftp.xubuntu.com/releases/14.10/release/xubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386.iso


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I'm currently running 64 bit 14.04 on a core duo laptop and Gnome is very quick and responsive. The laptop has intel integrated graphics, 3 gigs of RAM. What really makes the change from usable to quick is the addition of an SSD which nowadays only sets you back about $40.


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I think that the above answers answer the question well, but I would also like to add that running a virus in wine WON'T stop any viruses that access/modify/delete files on the system. For instance, the dreaded CryptoLocker ransomware will encrypt all your documents, then will demand payment to decrypt them. The virus could still easily access the Z:\ drive ...


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Thank you for refining your request by replying with comments to my former answer, previously on this spot. Here is my new answer: First, you'll need to boot your computer to a medium not currently on the hard drive. To the best of my knowledge, there is not an operating system in existence that will permit you to change the format of the drive it resides ...


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Oh, don't bother. When you (re)install Windows, it will completely break your ext3 (or other Linux) partition and replace the bootloader. Just let Windows do its thing, it will put NTFS back on automatically. Once you have Windows (re)installed, you can then reinstall Linux if you wish. And, since you're new here, please make sure to select the best answer ...


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Could be hardware problems, hard drive or even RAM, very hard to tell from your description. If you have a known good Ubuntu iso on cd/dvd/usb try running the memtest memory testing program (should be in the boot menu). And if that shows no errors then (while running Ubuntu live) try checking the hard drive with it's SMART tools (smartmontools package).


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Do Wine Viruses only work while Wine is running? Yes, if it is a trojan, rootkit, worm program specifically designed to infect Windows machine. Viruses through wine has already happened. could I stop a virus from doing it's thing by just quitting Wine? Yes and no. Yes: If It's a Windows virus, kill the Windows Environment(wine), and it won't ...


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Maybe. There's no short answer for this. I'll start by saying your introduction makes it sound like you think Linux can't get viruses (and/or malware). That may just be my inference but it's important to note that malware is just software and you can run bad software on Ubuntu just as easily as on Windows as long as it's compatible. Linux isn't ...


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You don't have to perform any special cleaning to clean you hard drive from viruses. If you are in doubt that your partition table is in a healthy state, then you can create a new partition table. Simply speaking the partition table defines where current filesystems lie. A filesystem in turn is a protocol for communicating with the harddrive's storage units ...


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You must use a Virtual Machine. You can use Virtualbox or maybe 'VMware and Workstation' But, on virtualbox be sure that you have an installation CD or a .ISO file to install onto it. Be careful coz sometimes it halts..


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Ok, I think I've figured it out. I just followed the instructions on the screen that Boot-Repair prints after it's finished (I tried to post an image but don't have enough reputation). Anyway, I first tried changing the boot order and that didn't work (the only option it showed in the BIOS for HDD boot was Windows EFI boot). So, I tried the typing the ...


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Is secure boot turned on in your BIOS settings? Maybe you have secure boot turned on in your BIOS - it is actually a feature in UEFI based systems that keeps your boot safe from infections, editing etc. Try turn this off in your BIOS settings (On HP laptops it is usually F10 -> System configurations -> boot settings). Check this link: ...


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As noted in the comments, if you want things to function the exact same way as in Fedora, you'll have to use GNOME, not Ubuntu's default Unity. However, in Unity you can display all the windows open on a given workspace by hitting Super+W. If you want to see all the windows on all workspaces, hold Shift+Super, then hit W. Holding Super will bring up ...


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Boot the Windows recovery CD and repair your partition. If you want to get Ubuntu back, boot the Ubuntu live and run a sudo grub-install /dev/sdX where x is the drive you want to have the boot menu


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Open your Terminal from Ubuntu and hit sudo update-grub This command fix your bootloader.


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The amd64+mac version should work on both the Mac and the PC. The difference between the amd64 and the amd64+mac is that the amd64 version is 'multi-catalog', ie it can boot on either BIOS or UEFI systems whereas the amd64+mac version only support BIOS booting. The problem is that Macs are not able to boot 'multi-catalog' disks. However, you can get your ...


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The partition really should be deleted if you deleted in GParted. But there's still a GRUB entry, which starts the Windows boot loader, which can't find Windows any more. UEFI: UEFI should be starting GRUB in order to boot Ubuntu. If it doesn so, remove every "windowsy" thing from the EFI partition. The EFI partition is mounted at /boot/efi. Look for a ...


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Wine maybe? They were successfully running VFP 7: https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=296 8 years ago there were issues with Windows dlls needed to be copied: https://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-users/2006-March/020756.html


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Ubuntu or any linux based os does not recognize unused space in the disk so to install windows insert any bootable pen devices and will installing it will show you the different partition on your disk .From there you can make a new partition and install windows in it.As per as your second question few things that I can tell is first may be your ISO image ...


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Well, I found the solution. Apparently, in my computer uefi does not show both boot managers (my previous computer used to do it). When I install Ubuntu his boot loader is set as priority over the Windows boot manager, and grub2 loads and I can choose Windows or Ubuntu. But still, somehow, when I enter the BIOS, uefi restores the priority to Windows. To ...


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How to burn installer to USB: Copy Windows .iso to computer. Launch Startup Disk Creator: press ctrl+alt+T, type usb-creator-gtk; or find it with gui. Follow instructions of Startup Disk Creator, do not look at the title.


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Whether or not your Ubuntu install is encrypted has nothing to do with your issue, it very much looks like you told the installer to put it over Windows and onto the whole disk (apart from the uefi boot partitions). The encryption only plays a role in gparted not being able to look into the luks-disk layout ubuntu created. [On the up side, your better off ...


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Wine is not an emulator. And RemoteKeys is pretty old software that works by manipulating the Windows API and inserting itself in-between the application layer and the API using undocumented Windows calls. As Wine just emulates the documented Windows API, this kind of software doesn't work and will not ever work (even when you would file a bug report). ...


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i think you need to change BIOS settings. inside boot options you can find something like "first boot" device. choose USB.


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You can easily create windows bootable flash drive from linux. Just Follow steps given in this link: http://www.geekthis.net/blog/91/create-bootable-windows-usb-in-linux


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Did you burn your installation CD using Windows 98? If Windows 8 computer detects your cd-rom as Ubuntu installation CD then the problem is not the cd-rom media but BIOS settings of your Windows 98 computer. Try to find a bootable CD-ROM disk (maybe Windows 98 rescue CD?) just to verify that your BIOS settings are correct to boot from CD-ROM. General ...


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To answer the OP question: No, windows is not encrypted. Either it has been wipe out by the ubuntu installation or it is still there waiting to be boot up. You need to look at other thread to look for your windows and how to enable booting it


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I guess grub didn't updated good after your reinstallation. You could try this to get windows back on the boot list: sudo update-grub


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Provided that you are sure that no UEFI stuff is going on, just install Windows 8.1 as you normally would on partition 1, then recover grub as described here: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)


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Windows uses something called "shadow passwords" to allow access to windows shares if you're not connected to a corporate LAN. Just ensure that the user name and password on your Ubuntu machine are identical to the one on your Windows machine (or alternatively if you have a need for multiple users to connect to that share: define all users on the Windows ...


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Please unplug the device. Get a temporary internet connection by ethernet, tethered or whatever means possible. Open a terminal and do: sudo apt-get install git linux-headers-generic build-essential git clone https://github.com/porjo/mt7601.git cd mt7601/src make sudo make install sudo mkdir -p /etc/Wireless/RT2870STA/ sudo cp RT2870STA.dat ...


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Yes you can triple boot Windows 7, Windows 8 and Ubuntu provided you have enough space for three OS. You have to create separate partition for Windows 7 in the unallocated space along with the remaining space available in the hard disk. If no space is available then you have to delete an existing partition to install Windows 7.



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