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How to install Windows 7 after Ubuntu and dual boot? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu, a full install removing the prior OS. I was forced to remove Windows 7 from my HP dv6 because of the max four partitions already being there. I didn't lose anything, all ...
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2answers
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How do I reinstall Windows 7 while keeping my dual boot configuration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I have dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and windows 7 32 bit and I want to format my windows 7 partition to put windows 7 64 ...
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2answers
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Windows is missing in GRUB! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.10 with Windows 7. I installed Ubuntu ( first ) then I created a partition for Windows, then installed it on the partition so that deleted GRUB. So I restored GRUB , but now Windows 7 ...
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4answers
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Can't boot from Live CD nor Pendrive [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to install Windows 8 along side it. But I can't boot from any live CD or pendrive. My laptop goes into network boot and says- insert proper boot device and press any key....
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2answers
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I want to install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04 without losing data. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I want to install Windows 7 on a machine where I have already Ubuntu 12.04 installed, because I need Visual studio ...
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1answer
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How do I reinstall Windows 10 while keeping my dual boot configuration? [duplicate]

How do I reinstall Windows 10 while keeping my dual boot configuration? I want to do a clean install of Windows 10. I have Ubuntu 16.04. I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Thanks
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1answer
13k views

Installing Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

So I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to dual boot it with Windows 8.1.So first I installed my Ubuntu in my laptop and it is installed successfully(I think) so it's working well now. I have my Windows 8.1 ...
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4answers
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Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot Windows 7 [duplicate]

Hey guys I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my laptop now I really wanna install Windows 7 because there is always that one software that doesn't run on Ubuntu, HELP ASAP Edit: I recently upgraded to ...
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1answer
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Create partition for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I have a full ubuntu installation on my hard drive. But im in need of windows 7 too now. I found this guide on ...
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1answer
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install windows after installing ubuntu and kali? [duplicate]

Hello have dual boot my laptop Running Kali linux 1.0.7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For some Application i need windows,As wine does not support that apps and not have sufficient RAM to run windows in virtual ...
0
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1answer
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Installing Windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I had Windows 8 installed on my laptop (64-bit) and when I installed ubuntu on it I made a huge mistake and removed windows 8 and every file with it. What done is done.. I've been running ubuntu 13.04 ...
0
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1answer
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How to partition hard drive where already Ubuntu 16.04 is installed [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my whole laptop space. But right now , i have a requirement to install Windows in the same laptop. And since i am trying to install windows side by side with this ...
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2answers
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Hard drive has only one Ubuntu partition, how do I install Windows to dual-boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I’ve installed Ubuntu? I'm using 12.04 64-bit on my ThinkPad R61i with an un-partitioned 160GB hard drive. Can I partition my hard drive and ...
0
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2answers
6k views

How to install Windows 8 Pro after installing ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo G505s Laptop and now I also want to install Windows 8 Pro. I have already done an ntfs partition through gParted Partion Editor in ubuntu. This is the same ...
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2answers
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Boot Windows 10 ISO from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to install Windows 10 because I want to play some games and on Ubuntu is not that playable so I downloaded a iso file from Microsoft page and now I don't know how to install! I mounted the iso ...
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1answer
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Installing Windows 7 on pre-existing Ubuntu 12.04 for Dual-Boot FAQ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I just wanted to ask a few questions before I completely destroy my system. My system currently has Ubuntu12.04 ...
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0answers
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How to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed, and I want to install Windows 10. I want to avoid having to remove my Ubuntu, and all the guides here are on how to install Ubuntu after installing Windows 10.
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1answer
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How to Install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04 (Ubuntu Pre-Installed) [duplicate]

How can I install Windows 7 with my Ubuntu 12.04 x64 side by side a.k.a. dual-boot? I don't want to format and lose my Ubuntu data. I tried to install windows 7 (Ubuntu pre-installed) in a virtual ...
0
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3answers
2k views

Installing Windows 8.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot [duplicate]

I want to ask if it is possible to install Windows 8.1 on a Ubuntu machine making it dual boot ? If yes, please also tell the procedure. If no, please tell any workaround for installing latest high ...
0
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1answer
630 views

How to install Windows 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using WINE [duplicate]

I want to install windows 7 home premium on my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I already have a windows 7 home premium setup .exe, I am using WINE to run it. When I execute it it shows "Windows was unable to create ...
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1answer
2k views

Can I install Windows after installing Ubuntu on UEFI? [duplicate]

Can I do this? I've heard that you're supposed to install Ubuntu after Windows, as Windows will destroy the bootloader and try to shove itself in as THE OS. In BIOS, you could only have one ...
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1answer
1k views

Install Windows7 side by side with ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I had a Windows OS on my machine. One time, when I tried installing Kubuntu 12.04, I messed up the whole computer ...
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1answer
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How to install Windows 7 in Dual Boot with Ubuntu (Ubuntu pre-installed) [duplicate]

I want to ask how can I install Windows 7 Home Premium in Dual Boot with pre-installed Ubuntu. I`ve never opened my laptop, so the Ubuntu Set-up is not made.
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1answer
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How to install windows 10 alongside ubuntu 16.04 when the hard disk is ex4 formatted? [duplicate]

I do not want to loose any data. My data is very important. I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop and all the partitions are formatted in ex4. Now I have to dual boot with Windows ...
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0answers
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How to restore windows 10 after installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I get Windows 10 back? I downloaded Ubuntu for my school project but instead of a dual boot, my windows 10 is gone and I cannot access my windows 10 anymore. I would greatly appreciate some ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I install Windows XP after Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to install Windows XP alongside Ubuntu for gaming but startup disk creator doesn't work. I tried unetbootin but can't figure out how to format my USB to FAT32. It's ok if I have to install ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Installing Windows 7 alongside an existing Ubuntu OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I’ve installed Ubuntu? How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) How can I install windows 7 along with my ...
0
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1answer
821 views

How can I install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for the past few years and I've finally caved and decided to try to dual-boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu 16.04. But, everything says to install Windows first then Ubuntu with it. ...
0
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2answers
1k views

How do I clean install windows 7 on the “other” partition? [duplicate]

I would like to cleanly install windows 7 on another partition to ubuntu 12.04. I originally had a windows 7 only machine. I subsequently installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside it by creating a partition. ...
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1answer
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Installing (Dual-Booting) Windows 10 on a system with Ubuntu 16.04.2 installed (UEFI) [duplicate]

I recently purchased a laptop with Windows 10 on it. I attempted to then install Ubuntu alongside it by taking a USB and using a tool (E.G. Rufus) to burn the necessary Ubuntu installation packages. ...
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1answer
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Install Windows 10 on a partition with ubuntu 16 already installed [duplicate]

I want to start by saying that I know this question has been asked a lot, but the 10~15 articles and posts I've read all assume that the reader is knowledgeable on the subject, and I'm not. So, I ...
0
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1answer
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Installing Windows after Ubuntu without live USB or CD [duplicate]

I have a acer aspire es15 with preinstalled windows 10.. but i accidently deleted windows and installed ubuntu 14.04 now can I install windows 7 without deleting ubuntu as dual boot without using a ...
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1answer
562 views

Installing Ubuntu / Windows to two separate hard drives [duplicate]

So I have installed Ubuntu to a 1 TB hard drive.(I have a laptop) I want to install Windows 7 to another 500 Gb hard drive and be able to switch out between the two hard drives. Is this possible? Will ...
0
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1answer
522 views

I have Ubuntu 16.04,how to install Windows,dual boot [duplicate]

This is my current configuration Should I make new partition for Windows?I wouldn't like to destroy my current Ubuntu installation.
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1answer
666 views

How to install Windows 10 on Ubuntu 18.04 operating system? [duplicate]

Currently I use ubuntu 18.04 as main operating system. and I need to install windows 10. I don't want to format my ubuntu. Because I usually do my work in ubuntu.
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1answer
655 views

Full internal harddrive converted to ext4 file system, how to install Windows back again? [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 installed on my laptop, with hard drive partitioned. I installed Ubuntu formatting the drive as it didn't detect I had Windows 7 too already. It installed correctly, but now when I'm ...
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1answer
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How to install Windows and Ubuntu on the same machine? [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu on a machine having Windows OS.While installing Ubuntu I was not able to see all the partitions and I had to format the hard drive. Now the result is that I am having the ...
0
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1answer
641 views

Can I install Windows 7 after Installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I already installed Ubuntu ; I'm attempting to install Windows 7 but I cant because my hard drive is a different file system format. Steps I've Tried I attempted to format part of my disk to make ...
0
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1answer
382 views

I need to install Windows 7 from ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I got ubuntu 16.04 for my computer but without many of the drivers was useless so i went to ubuntu 14.04, now i have to move to windows 7 because of some studies that require windows, problem is if i ...
0
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0answers
578 views

Install Windows on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

i booted windows to my usb and during the installation i got an error saying the hdd partition that i want windows to be installed on must be formatted to ntfs or something like that, that my issue ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to install Windows on a separate hard drive without leaving Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a laptop with two HDDs. Ubuntu is on the SSD, and I want the Windows install on the HDD. Relevant specs: Kubuntu 18.10, installed with UEFI SSD is encrypted LVM ext4. I have partitioned a ...
0
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1answer
519 views

Reinstalling Windows from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm kinda new to Ubuntu. I have 2 operating systems, Windows 7 on partition C and Ubuntu 14 on partition D. I need to reinstall Windows, wiping only partition C (I need to preserve all files on D). I ...
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1answer
652 views

dual boot lubuntu/windows xp: lubuntu installed first [duplicate]

I would like to dual-boot lubuntu 12.04 alongside windows xp on an old IBM thinkpad T42. However, lubuntu was installed first, and I don't want to have to FDisk it, then reinstall everything. Is there ...
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0answers
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How to dual boot with Windows 7 on an Ubuntu-only system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? Well basically, I have a 500GB hard drive with Ubuntu 12.04 installed (Only OS at the moment). I plan to install ...
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1answer
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Dual boot Windows, with Ubuntu first [duplicate]

I currently have only Ubuntu stored on my new SSD, and am looking to add a dual boot to Windows 10. However, I can't find much online explaining how to do so when Ubuntu was first. I don't really ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu is my Default OS, how do I install Windows 7 [duplicate]

My default OS is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I realise now that need to run certain windows software that can not run in the Ubuntu environment. How can I install Windows 7, so that I have a dual boot? I have ...
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3answers
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Easiest way to move from Ubuntu to Windows? [duplicate]

For my study next year, my computer has to run Windows. It's a requirement. Right now, I want to get used to it a little more, so I plan on installing Windows preemptively. I'm currently running ...
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1answer
337 views

Can't install Windows 8 while Ubuntu is already installed (want to dual boot) [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to install Windows8 but at the partition selection I get this error " We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing partition But I had installed ...
0
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1answer
395 views

i have kubuntu and want to install windows 7 in a dual boot [duplicate]

Currently I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 native on a machine with 1TB of disk space. Now I have to use a program for work which is not working in Linux nor will it run in Windows inside of a VM. ...
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3answers
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Windows installation on top of Ubuntu [duplicate]

There seems to be a lot of questions on askubuntu and info on the web on how to install Ubuntu and Windows in dual boot, but everywhere Ubuntu is installed afterwards. I would like to install Windows ...

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