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Questions tagged [windows-7]

An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2009 and the successor of Windows Vista.

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deleted ubuntu (no such partition) [duplicate]

I need assistance,i was running dual OS (ubuntu 17.04 and windows 7) i decided to delete ubuntu so i did the following first i deleted ubuntu partition then i decided to extend partition in D;...
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Cannot boot to GRUB screen after installing Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu, even after using boot repair

I had Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. Then I dual booted it with Windows 7. After using boot repair from live USB, it showed boot successfully repaired But I still I can't see the GRUB screen and it ...
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map ubuntu shared folder in windows 7

I have a virtual machine running ubuntu and I am trying to host some files on ubuntu and map the drive in windows PC. Following the steps here, here and here, I am able to see (from windows) the "...
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Grub not showing Windows 7 after updating Ubuntu 14.04

I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 (Windows being installed first) and a couple days ago I jumped onto Ubuntu to check for updates, and after it updated I found that the Windows 7 option had ...
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Windows 7 installers hangs at Starting Windows step

I have problem with installing ubuntu and win7. It started from BIOS - UEFI. I have Lenovo IdeaPad320 who wasnt able to boot from usb flash Ubuntu. I changed to Legacy mode then and installed ubuntu ...
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After installing lubuntu on an extended windows 7 partition Samsung laptop doesn’t boot at all

I started the latest version from a usb stick. During installation I deleted the extended partition and created / /boot/efi and /home partitions on it. The installation proceeded normally. Message ‘...
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Reinstall Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have a 500 GB hard drive in my laptop in which I have a 100 GB partition for my Windows 7 and the rest for my Ubuntu 18.04 The problem is that my Windows is running terribly slowly and I'd like to ...
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Dual Boot: Grub does not show windows anymore

I have a dual-boot computer and used to be able to boot both to Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04. Since recently the grub selection menu does not show windows anymore. Booting to Ubuntu still works fine. ...
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Dual boot but now Win 7 does not boot, yet it is listed in GRUB

I know this has probably been answered many times before, so please send me links if you know. I had Ubuntu 16.04 (three years ago), added Windows 7 (two years ago). Setting it up was very hard, but ...
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Connect remotely to Win7 from outside local network

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and when I travel, I want to connect it to a Win7 laptop on my local network at home, using Remmina. I have successfully made the connection while both machines are on ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

I am new to Linux and I had Ubuntu installed using some instructions I found on the internet, I got my drive partitioned and once I had it installed, I can't find my Windows 7.
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A shared folder doesn't mount upon startup of Ubuntu on Oracle VM Virtualbox

I have a PC with Windows 7x64. I installed Oracle VM (v. 5.2.20). In the VM I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and created a shared folder in the VM. The shared folder has name vp and refers to d:\vp folder on ...
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Can't install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, can't allocate unallocated space for Ubuntu partitions

I'm try to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, but when I try, i can't do anything with unallocated space (it doesn't say free space, just unallocated). I did some research and it looks like I can't ...
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Can't install grub after installing Ubuntu 18.04

Grub doesn't install in Ubuntu 18.04 64 bits (sdb2) because my Windows Pro 7 is in 32 bits (sdb2). Flash drive for boot Ubuntu in UEFI bios, my OS installed are in legacy bios. When I installed grub, ...
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No headphone capability on Win 7 guest over Ubuntu 18.04 host

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 with the usual architecture. I have Windows 7 Home Basic virtualized in a VirtualBox manager. Everything works fine except I can't get the headphone ...
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virtualbox ubuntu share folder vboxadd-service.service error

I have Operating system Windows7. Ubuntu server (v.18.04) on Virtualbox (v.4.3.40). I want to add "Windows folder" in Ubuntu. I am configure VirutalMachiene http://prntscr.com/l0fdoc I am install "...
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Make Samba on Ubuntu 18.04 work with Windows clients which require digitally signed communications

Due to a recent change of security policies where I work, users' Windows 7 PCs are now configured with Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\...
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Need help with booting Windows in second drive with grub2 on first drive

I have two ssd drives: one with Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit, and another with Windows 7 64 bit. The grub manual is like this now: Ubuntu Advance option for ubuntu Windows Boot Manager System Set up I have ...
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Installing Ubuntu Lost Windows

As I was installing bunt on a system which already had Windows 7, I lost my windows 7 booting option. Now I cannot boot. this is the RL I got after running boot-repair. http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/...
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how to back up windows hard disk files in ubuntu server

ok, so here's the deal... I have one pc and two hard drives, one with windows 7 and some files I want to back up and one with ubuntu server 16.04 the problem is that the hard drive with the windows 7 ...
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WoeUSB exit code:256 on Ubuntu 18.04

Installation failed! Exit code: 256 Log: WoeUSB v@@WOEUSB_VERSION@@ ============================== Mounting source filesystem... Wiping all existing partition table and filesystem signatures in /dev/...
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Triple-boot on two-drive laptop

I bought a new laptop that is equipped with two hard disk drives, one is SSD and the other one is HDD. There is no pre-installed operating system. I would like to install Ubuntu on the SSD and Windows ...
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GRUB stopped boot Windows 7 EFI

I have dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7. It was working fine until recently Windows stopped booting when selecting it in GRUB. But suddenly it stopped and it is stuck in dark purle screen (same color ...
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unable to boot any of niether win7 nor ubuntu 18 [duplicate]

In my notebook (laptop) I was having Windows 7. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 last night but after finishing and restarting not seen grub boot loader options, instead, it was showing error and a command ...
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Tried to dual boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu but Windows won't boot. How to fix? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and tried to dual boot it with Windows 7. Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS was successful but now had become the main OS. On GNU Grub (version 2.02), it gives the following options: Ubuntu, ...
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Dual boot between ubuntu 18.04 and windows 7 boots straight into ubuntu

I know there are several threads on these but none of their solutions seem to help me. I had WIN7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on this computer and dual booting was working fine. Keep in mind they are ...
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Grub can't detect Windows 7

Grub won't detect Windows 7. Output from blkid: /dev/sda1: LABEL="ESP" UUID="AA51-CBCB" TYPE="vfat" PARTLABEL="EFI system partition" PARTUUID="87996d8d-4fbf-4473-a1fd-7a8bf2ca9136" /dev/sda2: LABEL="...
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Error during dual booting Lubuntu on windows 7

I have a Dell Inspiron mini 1012, 32-bit OS, 1 GB RAM. I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on it. I wanted to dual boot Lubuntu alongside Windows 7. So I downloaded the ISO image, created a bootable ...
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Replacing OS's in a dual boot [duplicate]

I am running a Linux mint 18.3 and Windows 7 in a dual boot and I would like to replace the Linux mint with Ubuntu 18.04
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After trying to install graphics driver I cant run either win 7 or ubuntu, only ubuntu recovery mode

I am completly new to Linux and so I dual installed ubuntu yesterday. At first everything worked, I could even play games from steam. Then after my dota crashed it rebooted and only booted to black ...
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My computer is unable to boot windows 7 after installing ubuntu 18.04, but windows is seen in GRUB menu. what should I do? [duplicate]

At the grub menu when I select windows 7, it does not take me there instead, it just returns to the grub menu and ask me to select the OS. I have no problem booting to ubuntu. Would you kindly help me ...
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Clean install 18.04 on top of existing 14.04 in double boot Win 7 + Ubuntu 14.04LTS + Grub

My system is a dual boot Win 7 / Ubuntu 14.04LTS / Grub. My objective is to have a fresh install 18.04 on top of the existing 14.04, given there is the other OS. I found several sources, but mostly ...
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Can no longer access samba shared drive from win 7

I don't get it. My samba share drive installed on a 16.04 server used to be accessible through my Windows 7 machine but now, it won't see it. I had mapped the drive but now Windows say it doesn't see ...
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i am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.5 (32 bit) along window 7 32-bit on my PC but its not installing

When I am on the page of try Ubuntu and install Ubuntu. I click on install Ubuntu and next page asks want to download other 3rd party application i click on everything. Next page is installing Ubuntu ...
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I lost all my linux data on reboot. :( [xubuntu, unetbooted alongside preinstalled windows 7]

I always run my laptop on windows 7, which was already pre-installed. I used UnetBootin to install xubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 7 without a usb/cd. I don't have a usb/cd at the moment. I installed ...
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Delete Old ubuntu installation in a dual boot system and fix boot loader [duplicate]

I got a laptop with Win 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot. I guess the bootloader was windows based and not grub. I wanted to replace Ubuntu 12.04 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So, I prepared a bootable usb ...
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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. ...
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Not able to Boot windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 using a boot-able USB drive. After the installation I'm not able to see the Windows 7 boot option. It directly boots to Ubuntu. I've tried updating grub using '...
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Adjust Windows Storage Allocation for Ubuntu Installation

I am going to dual boot my windows 7 laptop with ubuntu. I would like to know if it's possible to allocate storage from the e drive to Ubuntu while allocating storage
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How to remove Ubuntu 18.04 from HDD1 which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 on HDD0

My PC runs OEM Windows 7 on HDD0, which was the only hard drive when first installed. Recently I added another HDD, and installed Ubuntu 18.04 onto this HDD1. When the PC starts now, it only boot ...
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Installing Ubuntu on ThinkStation D20

I have a Lenovo ThinkStation D20 machine and am hoping to install Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04. Before I do, I want to make sure that the hardware will support it. I don't see this specific machine listed in ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on an external harddrive? [duplicate]

That's basically it. Is there something important to pay attention to when installing? I want to dual-boot it by the way.
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No Wi-Fi adapter found in Ubuntu 18.04 dual-booted with Windows 7

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 dual booted with Windows 7. My Wi-Fi is working fine on Windows, but in Ubuntu it is showing no adapter found. I tried different methods (searching the last 7 days on ...
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insalling Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a second HDD drive (D:/ ) (windows 7) [duplicate]

Well, I have just created a USB boot for Ubuntu to install it on my Lenovo g580. Essentially, my system partition is as follows : c: 22.2 out 97.5 (main disc containing windows 7) D: / 74.7 out of ...
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Ubuntu not loading after uninstalling windows 7 [duplicate]

I have uninstalled windows 7 from my dual boot with Ubuntu by watching a YouTube video.But after finishing those steps I got following error. Error: no such partition Entering rescue mode... grub ...
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 Problem

So I'm literally 100% new to Ubuntu and I just wanted to try it out, but I also did not want to get rid of Windows 7 on my computer. So I did a dual-boot and installed both OS's on my hard drive. ...
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How to install windows 7 to portable hard disk from ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is there any way to install windows 7 from ubuntu 14.04 to a portable hard disk?
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Samba share accessible on Windows after SSH connection established via Cygwin?

So I have an unusual problem that I have been fighting with for literally weeks now. Let me establish the following prior to elaboration: The Samba server is running Ubuntu Server 16.04 All the ...
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Problem booting windows after instaling Ubuntu alongside [duplicate]

I formatted the hard drive, installed Windows 7, it was working fine. The installed Ubuntu alongside Windows. After that, the grub boot menu appears, Ubuntu boots fine, but Windows freezes. Here is ...
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Cant get past Ubuntu emergency mode w/ Windows 7 dual boot after running Boot-repair

I am new to Ubuntu and I apologize if the answer to my problem is easy, but I assure you all that i have search thoroughly for the answer and could not find it. For the past 5 days I have been trying ...