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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Remote printer stopped working or unable to add. Error 0x00002fe3

I had a shared printer working on my 19.10 Ubuntu, I used these advices to set it up, expecially this one (even because the suggested system-config-samba isn't anymore advailable with since 18.04) ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Windows 7 Explorer Crash after ubuntu 20.04 trial

I burned ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64.iso to DVD and booted from it in trial mode on a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7. I opened and closed most Ubuntu apps. Used Firefox a bit. Ran no commands. ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Ubuntu Server 20.04 running TightVNCServer > Main Menu in MATE desktop keeps closing by itself when clicked on from VNCViewer client

I am running Ubuntu Server 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4. I installed TightVNCServer so I could access the MATE desktop from VNCViewer on a Windows 7 laptop. The Pi 4 is overclocked to 2Ghz and has 4GB ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Recover files after installing ubuntu on a PC that previously had Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have my HP all-in-one PC which previously had Windows 7 and just installed Ubuntu 20. To do this, I chose to format my drive and install Linux. The thing is that I forgot to backup some files. I ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Clone multiple partitions without re-creating them manually

I'm migrating from Windows to Linux but I have to keep a working Windows installation for backup. The source HDD is this: $ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdd Disk /dev/sdd: 465,78 GiB, 500107859968 bytes, ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Trying to determine if I have enough disk space to run Windows 7 in Virtualbox

I'm trying to determine if I have sufficient drive storage resources for Windows 7 to run in Virtualbox. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 in a 50GB ext4 partition on a 1GB Hard drive (Partition 5 below). ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

gparted cannot access Windows 7 drive

I have an hard-disk with three partitions: Disk /dev/sdf: 465,78 GiB, 500107859968 bytes, 976773164 sectors Disk model: SDSSDH3500G Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

grub Can't open windows 7

Background : I am a windows user and i just want to use dualboot windows 7 and ubuntu, and my pc is so old, cause i heard that ubuntu is lightweight and i want to give it a try, i have an old hdd with ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

HELP ! I know nothing about ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 7 on it. My daughter tried to speed it up, clean it up ,whatever she tried she deleted Windows completely.I had a friend fix it, but put Ubuntu on it cuz that's ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

error:no such partition

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 / Windows 7 dual boot. I resized the partition in Windows 7, and after that every time I start my laptop I get error: no such partition. I tried these two methods to solve ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

UbRecovering ubntu After Installing Windows

Recently, I installed widows 10 and I want to recovery my ubuntu bootloader First I used this command to show my disks ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l then my disks information as follow : Disk /...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Boot Linux Ubuntu using Windows Boot Manager in Legacy mode, is this possible?

It might sound a noob question from the title, but I'm pretty new into operating systems. I have a laptop and I would like to run Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. Windows 7 is the default OS, and the ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Can't Access Windows 7 Shared Folders Anymore

I accessed Windows 7 Shared Files through the Files System in Ubuntu 16.04 and it worked fine. But, when I tried again, I can't access Windows Shared Files anymore. I have a message like: Failed to ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

RCU stall error after grub loads

Ths is the first time I got this problem and I have not been able to find a solution. I read about a guy with a similar problem with his server and he edited grub adding the nosmp command in the ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How do I prepare this system to add Ubuntu in a dual-boot setup with Win 7 on this single-drive laptop?

I am a new Linux user and am looking to add a Linux-based OS to learn on and I've chosen Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Win 7 is already installed. Although I've backed up my Windows 7 data, I prefer to err on ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Recovery of data in ubantu 18.04

I installed ubantu 18.04 from Windows 7 In this process my all the data are deleted from pc any method to recover this data.. please help me
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Dual boot with Windows black screen

after installing dual boot something go wrong. When I press power button led controls and fans go on but BIOS not loading. Notebook HP Pavilion DV6-6030EC
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Grub not detecting Windows 7 after upgrading from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 18.04

my grub is not detecting Windows 7. Till yesterday I had Ubuntu 15.04 installed, I created LiveUSB and installed Ubuntu 18.04 in place of old system. os-prober is not detecting any other systems, ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Windows 7 won't start from dual boot setup (Ubuntu18 + Win7) [duplicate]

I have a fully functional Windows 7 HDD, which I took from my old computer. Now I have a new computer with SSD on which I successfully installed Ubuntu 18, and then connected my old HDD with Windows 7....
0
votes
1answer
220 views

Can I install Ubuntu on second hard drive D?

I have two HDDs C and D, Windows 7 64-bit is on C. I have moved all data from D. Can I install Ubuntu to D and boot? I want to keep my install of Windows 7 for the moment until I sort all the data ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Triple boot - GRUB doesn't detect Windows 7 (it can just see Windows 10)

I have just configured a triple boot with Windows 10, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 19.10 on my SSD. Below you can see the disk details. GParted: Unfortunately GRUB can't detect Windows 7. GRUB Customizer:
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Cannot load Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

I am very new to linux. I installed Ubuntu(18.04.4 LTS) alongside my Windows 7(x64). Even though I can boot into Ubuntu without any problems whenever I select Windows 7 from the grub menu the screen ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

win7 dual boot with ubuntu, bad pool loader BSOD

I installed ubuntu 19.10 about 1 week ago as dual-boot on my laptop with windows7. Today I need to use windows7 to do some specific work, though when I start windows I have the start animation ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

I MESSED UP: I can't install ubuntu as dual boot anymore

I'm not such an expert user, thanks in advance for your help. Sorry if I can't get quite clear, I'm not a native speaker. I had a laptop with windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dual booting, but after an ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Windows 7 like login screen

How/What is the most similar login screen to windows 7 one/how can one customize it to get it look like Windows 7? I have version 18.04.
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Installing Ubuntu on older Toshiba's Satellite series laptop [duplicate]

I have a laptop with 2.50 GB of Ram and the CPU being clocked @ 1.46/1.47 GHz running Windows 7. I wanted to install Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Will it be okay to do it?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Windows Boot Manager fails after installing Ubuntu

I have a Windows machine, and attempted to install Ubuntu alongside it. I performed the following steps shrunk my Windows partition to free up 50GB created an Ubuntu image using Grub and the ...
0
votes
2answers
164 views

Ubuntu 18.04 install crashes on Windows 7 PC: cannot install GRUB

OK, so a puzzle: I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an HP Compaq 6200 Pro (Small Form Factor) Windows 7 PC. Initially, I wasn't sure whether the PC was using UEFI or Legacy BIOS: the boot ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Unable to locate Windows7 in fdisk -l and no Windows7 option in boot

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 alongside Windows7 and since then I am not able to access Windows7. Did some research and found some articles dealing with this subject. However I am not able to find the ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Repair or re-install Ubuntu? (Dual boot Windows 7, Ubuntu 16.04, UEFI + GPT)

(I am a slow reader and am presently working my way through many threads that Search and/or Google found. While I am reading, I am going to ask the following question in the hopes someone might ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Thunderbird Profile in Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 on a Windows7 64-bit laptop. I chose a dual boot setup. I chose a minimal installation because I didn't want to use space for games and utilties that I am unlikely to use. ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Ubuntu 18.04 installation not allowing choice of dual boot for Windows 7

Laptop is ASUS model X53E. I have windows 7 64bit Home addition. I want to setup Laptop as Dual boot. I have compressed the Windows drive and now I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Desktop. ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Ubuntu VM Shared Folder: “Text File Busy” whenever editing in Windows

I have a setup using a shared folder so I can do my work in the Host (Windows 7) and compile in the guest (Ubuntu 18.04). I'm running into a significant problem of any files I edit in Windows become ...
1
vote
1answer
491 views

WoeUSB error while creating windows 7 bootable usb

Everything goes fine, but in the end I get this error every time one the GUI install as well as in terminal: Mounting target filesystem... Applying workaround to prevent 64-bit systems with big ...
0
votes
1answer
239 views

Dual boot: After Win7 MBR repair a restore of Grub2 reverts to Win7 boot problem

This is on a dual boot system with Win7 and Ubuntu 19.10. It is a BIOS system. After a Windows update last week I couldn't boot into Windows anymore. The boot halted with error 0xc0000428 for /...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Installing Ubuntu dual-boot

I have used Windows 7 for a long time before and wanted to explore Linux, so I downloaded Ubuntu and made an Ubuntu bootable USB. When I tried to install it in my PC (I have never installed an OS ...
2
votes
1answer
658 views

Thunderbird: Emails in Inbox folder cannot be displayed after migrating from Windows 7

When I was migrating from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, I took my Thunderbird profile and copied it into the Thunderbird profile folder under Ubuntu. When I started Thunderbird, everything worked fine and all ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

Can't Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad 420 with Windows 7 running in legacy mode. I wanted to dual-boot Windows 7 along with Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu and created a bootable USB using Rufus 3.8. I used Rufus 3....
0
votes
1answer
72 views

How to switch between windows and Ubuntu without configuring?

I have both Ubuntu 19 and Windows 7 installed on my computer. I use both frequently. When I boot to Ubuntu everything is great. Loads right up. When I then boot to Windows it's not very good. First, I ...
1
vote
1answer
202 views

Can I install Ubuntu Linux onto the hard drive of my Lenovo G570 laptop?

The 2011 Lenovo Essentials series have unusual factory defaults. Is is possible to install Ubuntu, or another Linux distro, on to them? The laptops in question are the G470, G475, G570, and G575. ...
0
votes
0answers
114 views

Dual-boot Xubuntu to Windows 7 [duplicate]

What is the most recent version of Xubuntu that could be dual booted to a 2012 Lenovo ThinkPad that already has Windows 7? And where could I find installation instructions?
0
votes
0answers
37 views

dual boot Win 7 Pro and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have been trying for days to figure this out but can't seem to understand the jargon and instructions. Attached is current partition make up. I have ubuntu on a USB drive and can "Try ubuntu" but ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Trouble installing and booting Ubuntu 19.10 on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I just installed (or tried to install) Ubuntu 19.10 on my Windows 7 PC using ubuntu-19.10-desktop-amd64.iso I downloaded from you guys. During the installation I got an error message saying something ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

windows 7 option not shown in grub with dual boot ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

I installed 18.04.3 LTS along with windows 7.After installation I tried installing some software and corrupted my ubuntu by mistake. I went back and reinstalled ubuntu.I selected this option to ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

Sharing one Windows-Ubuntu Thunderbird profile in a dual boot PC

I have a dual-boot configuration with Windows 7 (W7, NTFS, read-write access from U) and Ubuntu 19.10 (U). The problem arises when I try to share one W7 Thunderbird 68.1.2 (64, POP) profile with ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

GRUB-2 menu doe not working to select booting option

I have installed Windows 7 then installed Ubuntu 18.04, each of Windows and Ubuntu in Legacy mode. When I start desktop GRUB menu shows the Ubuntu as well as Windows options, but in this moment the ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

Sharing Firefox 69.0.3 (64 b) profiles between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04

All Windows partitions are in NTFS. I need using Windows FF profile also from U FF installation. FF profile resides at two places (why?): /home/loz/snap/firefox/common/.mozilla/firefox/l87wht4f....
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Install alongside win7 what partitions do I need to set?

I've got a 40gb unallocated partition on my c: drive. Might be a bit much but it's ok. I'm looking to install Ubuntu 19 I've seen on some guides that I need to define swap and root stuffs. I'm a linux ...
1
vote
0answers
124 views

Can't boot windows after deleting Ubuntu partition?

Linux newb. A while ago I ran Ubuntu from a usb to test out some stuff. I now need Ubuntu so wanted to install it properly. On windows 7 I deleted the partition that would've contained Ubuntu (only ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Mistake while installing

I was trying to install Ubuntu to a Windows 7 PC.I got as far as loading the OS without an external drive by means of UNetbootin and went on with the final installation step. There I was asked to ...

1
2 3 4 5
50