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Questions tagged [windows-10]

An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015

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Can't boot my windows after removing dual booted ubuntu, stuck in grub rescue

I dual booted my windows 10 on an Asus n550jx laptop with ubuntu 16.04 LTS and everything worked fine until I decided to remove my ubuntu. I created a usb recovery drive in windows which eventually ...
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CPU Soft Lock when trying to install Pop!_Os [on hold]

I'm trying to install Pop!_Os onto my Dell Inspiron 7559 series laptop and am encountering the following error upon boot: "softlockup: cpu #x stuck for xx seconds!" which seems to be stuck in some ...
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GRUB - can not install Windows 10 from USB

I installed ubuntu multiple times on my machine, eventually probably breaking everything and now, when I would like to install Windows 10. But when I am trying to boot from USB with Windows 10, I end ...
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DISK IS LIKELY TO FAIL SOON - failing now

I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. Recently I upgraded it to 18.04. As soon as I did it, it started showing DISK IS LIKELY TO FAIL SOON (37° C / 99° F). I checked the status of my ...
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Dual boot ubuntu and windows 10 space allocation troubleshoot

I have been facing this issue ,though I have unallocated space of 100gb in e drive in windows 10 .I cant allocate this free space to ubuntu during installation.Ubuntu space allocation step
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Installing windows 10 on ubuntu 18.04.1 [duplicate]

I already have Ubuntu installed and I want to dual boot it with Windows 10. The problem is most tutorials instruct how to install Ubuntu after Windows is already installed and not the other way around....
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Free software to share mouse and keyboard between linux and windows?

I have a doubt, there is a free program to share mouse between linux and windows, I have a PC and a laptop, on the laptop I have w10 and ubuntu mate 18.04, and the pc w10, when I use the PC and laptop ...
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grub installation failed on HP [duplicate]

installation failed grub-efi-amd64-signed install into /target/. without the grub boot loader, the installed system will not boot.
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Cannot access Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu [Tried: sudo update-grub, os-prober, and BootRepair] [duplicate]

Disclaimer: My tech skills are limited. I can follow instructions found online, but I'm not a programmer. After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my PC, I can no longer access Windows 10: it does not ...
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Windows 10 host - Very Slow Ubuntu 18.04 64bit on VMWare

I have two new machines running VMWare player, Ubuntu 18.04 runs too slowly to use on both. AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, Gigabyte AB-350 motherboard, 16 GB ram, Samsung 970 EVO hard drive, NVidia 1060 ...
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Ubuntu asks me to insert a password in order to install third party drivers during the installation

As said in the title: I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 17 in dual boot with Windows 10, but everytime that I install it, during the installation, it asked me to provide a password for the secure boot, ...
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passing the computer on [closed]

I am trying to pass my laptop to a relative of mine. I have to clone her bootable Window 10 hard-drive onto the SSD in the laptop, which is currently running Ubuntu 18.04.1. I don't really know how to ...
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Ubuntu Frozen After Sign In (Dual-Booting)

On my new Dell XPS laptop, it came preinstalled with windows 10, however I'm trying to dual boot with Ubuntu as well. I successfully installed Ubuntu, and the option to pick which OS appears when ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win10 using the same physical drive

I want to install Ubuntu alongside Win10. I got an error at the end of the installation: grub-efi-amd64-signed failed installation I've googled a bit, especially I found this question. The ...
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windows10 dual boot showing black screen-UEFI

I have installed Lubuntu18.04. I can see both ubuntu and windows option in grub. Ubuntu is getting started fine. However, when I am selecting windows 10- it's showing a window image, then after a few ...
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computer freezes

Sometimes my computer freezes while using Ubuntu. But it works fine when I use Windows 10. I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 with dual booting Windows 10. My system specs are: 2.41GHz Intel Pentium ...
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“Inaccessible boot device” error after attempting ubuntu installation

I wanted to dual boot my system with ubuntu. It already had windows 10. So i created a free space of 35 gb by shrinking my c drive, installed rufus and Ubuntu 16.04 iso image and created a live usb ...
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How to boot into windows 10 from grub rescue command prompt without multiboot option showing

I had linux mint installed but deleted the partitions on windows partition manager, and since then I couldn't boot into boot repair or windows because the option to multiboot isn't appearing. I've ...
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Windows 10 fails to boot after Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS install [duplicate]

Adding Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS alongside my original OS, Windows 10, has not gone well. I made partitions like the EFI System Partition as well as root. When the installation completed, the PC restarted ...
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Windows starts only at second try (Ubuntu and Windows 10 Dual Boot on same HDD)

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot next to Windows 10. I obviously got each system on its own partition and I got a swap partition as well. The problem is that if i switch from Ubuntu to ...
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Firefox Profile Not Saved Passwords

I've Copied my Firefox profile from my Windows 10 PC. Inserted it and renamed it in the .mozilla folder (renamed it to the default profile that was already in there and renamed the original default ...
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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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Dual Boot: Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 - Bitlocker Asking for a key

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. Ubuntu has been working pretty good for the most part, Windows 10, on the other hand, is not too happy. I tried to go into Windows 10 from Grub, and the ...
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Bitlocker Windows 10 after ubuntu installation

I installed Windows 10 on my main SSD then installed Ubuntu 16.04 after. I ran the Ubuntu setup and checked the option to install ubuntu with Windows 10. Now I want to use bitlocker on Windows 10. If ...
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How to install ubuntu in VMware on a Windows 10 home version laptop with AMD A8 processor

I have a windows 10 home vwersion laptop with AMD A8 processor. I want to install ubuntu in VMware but facing issue. I have tried tried multiple options wth the answers found from internet but nothing ...
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Why i can not edit ubuntu files on windows 10 subsystem? [duplicate]

So I can install Ubuntu as a subsystem on Windows 10 and there is the location of all files. Everyone says "You can not edit files from windows gui". I wonder exactly why? Is it because windows use ...
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Tried to install both Windows and Ubuntu, now neither will boot

Hardware: I've got an SSD (c),an internal HDD (d), an external HDD (e) and a USB flash drive (f). How this all went down: I downloaded Ubuntu and used a program to install it on my (F) drive. I ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 [duplicate]

When I am tried to install Ubuntu along with Windows I can't do it. It is showing that "Erase disk and install Ubuntu". What I do to get the option to install Ubuntu along with Windows 10?
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Remote Display Xterm from Linux cloud server on Windows PC

I am logged on to a Linux-based cloud server from my Windows 10 PC using Bitvise xterm. I would like to display an xterm as a standalone window on my PC, and ultimately be able to display Xemacs and ...
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I want to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu and I need help

I have Ubuntu alone installed on my laptop. I would like to install Windows 10 alongside it for some other software - VM isn't good enough. There is only a single drive - no partitions. System is a ...
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How Can Access to My Windows 10 Desktop Directory From Ubuntu Terminal

I install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 . Now , I want to access some folder which is in my Windows 10 Desktop directory. I try some command like this on Ubuntu terminal but I can't find Desktop ...
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Corrupted boot partition

I have Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Recently, I was trying to change a partition size on Ubuntu, but I failed. Then, just Windows was booting up. To fix this, I created a bootable USB ...
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External Ubuntu SSD not recognized by Windows 10 PC

I have a external SSD with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, which worked OK with a very old Toshiba with Windows 7, and other computers as well. Now I have a Windows 10 laptop from HP and can't run Ubuntu ...
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MSI GP62M 7RDX with Ubuntu 16.04 on SSD and Win10 on HDD and I can't load Win10

Neither bios, neither grub can't see Win10, but HDD is shown in bios and I can see all drive's information being using ubuntu How can I use Win10 or it would be better to wipe out all data from both ...
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Which Ubuntu version that support HP 14-bw001au? [duplicate]

I want to remove the Windows 10 from my laptop and switch to Ubuntu. But I am not sure which Ubuntu version that support the laptop. The laptop is HP 14-bw001au. Thank you.
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Dual Boot Windows and Ubuntu 18.04

Strange behavior may be related to either setting system clock the same in both Windows and Ubuntu, or something else. When I boot Windows after booting Ubuntu, it hangs on a purple screen. I have to ...
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Lenovo Y520 laptop dual boot Ubuntu 18.04/Windows 10 installation problems continued

Following up from my first question on 18.04 installation. I found a thread about setting up AHCI for SATA SSD on a Dell machine and thought it might apply. The HW: Lenovo Y520, i7 7700, 16GB RAM. ...
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FATAL -> Failed to fork on Windows subsystem for Linux with Ubuntu

I'm running Windows 10 Pro, version 10.0.17134, enabled the Windows Subsystem for Linux and installed the Ubuntu app from the Microsoft Store. This has been working for a couple of months without ...
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How will Ubuntu partition HDD when installed alongside Windows 10?

I have a PC with a 1 TB HDD partitioned for NTFS, a single C: drive, and Windows 10 as the operating system. I want to dual boot my computer with Ubuntu running alongside Windows. How will Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu Linux 16.04 (on a part of secondary disk) alongside Windows 10 (installed on primary disk) [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7570. It has a 256G SSD and 1TB HDD with Windows 10 installed on the SSD. I partitioned the 1TB HDD to create ~500GB space for a potential Linux ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dual boot Windows 10 fails to boot

Right, So I am having a complete nightmare with this. I have as far as I know exhausted all the help I can get from browsing the forums. Laptop: Porsche Design Book One OEM OS: Windows 10 Ubuntu: ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu along with Windows 10

I have been trying to install the Ubuntu 16_04 version on my laptop dell inspiron 5577. Also tried installing 18_04 version. Both of them possess different errors. The 16_04 version while installing ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu along with Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install the Ubuntu 16_04 version on my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5577). I also tried installing the 18_04 version. Both of them possess different errors: The 16_04 version while ...
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Install windows 10 on linux machine [duplicate]

My laptop is running ubuntu and i want to install windows 10 on it, So i downloaded windows 10 iso and made the USB bootable by using "rufus" but when i boot the USB nothing happened .
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menuentry in grub.cfg for Windows 10 installation over PXE Ubuntu Server on UEFI mode?

I want to include the unattended installation of windows 10 for client machines over PXE linux server on UEFI mode. I searched in other forums and what I get are either fixing the grub on local ...
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Recovering Ubuntu Partition on dual boot system

I have a machine with Windows 10 installed alongside Ubuntu 16.04. I have lost the partition before after Windows update but was able to get it back by using a Live CD and running either boot-repair ...
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Windows 10 cannot connect to Samba server

Error code : 0x80070043 The network name cannot be found. Note : Using Lubuntu Tutorial used:https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/install-and-configure-samba#1 Things tried : 1. Pinging the ...
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Windows 10 not booting in dual boot with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu (Linux Mint). I was able to boot into both systems, but I had to restart Windows. After this, Windows does not boot. It shows the black screen with the ...
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Loading Windows 10 by GRUB in Dual Boot properly

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 in UEFI mode. After that I started boot-repair and restored Windows Loader. Then I rebooted and observed Windows Loader and pressed enter to load Windows ... You think it is ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Acer Aspire ES 11 [duplicate]

The ACER Aspire ES 11 has been set to work with Windows 10S. How can I change the OS to Ubuntu? Downloading Ubuntu and trying to install failed.