Questions tagged [windows-vista]

operating system released in several variations developed by Microsoft for use on personal computers. Questions about interoperability between both operative systems.

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Wifi stopped working in Windows Vista after using Ubuntu demo CD [closed]

After trying the Ubuntu 12.04 demo cd, wifi has stopped working on my Windows vista machine. Before demo cd, wifi worked fine inside Windows During demo CD (and every time I use it), WiFi works fine ...
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How do I switch between Ubuntu and Vista and how do I delete Ubuntu?

So I was wondering how do I switch between Windows Vista and Ubuntu? And also, if need to, how do I go about deleting Ubuntu?
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Triple boot Windows Vista, Ubuntu 11.10, Kubuntu 11.10

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows Vista using Wubi, on my secondary hard drive. I want to install Kubuntu 11.10 in addition to Windows and Ubuntu on this secondary hard drive. It has 1 ...
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What does Permission denied mean when I attempt to download Ubuntu as a Windows Vista program?

I am using a Dell Inspiron B130 with intel Pentium M and 32 bit Windows Vista. Is my equipment or system too old?
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Can I permanently mount a Windows Drive in Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? I am new to Ubuntu. I have 2 internal HDDs in my PC. One with Ubuntu and the other has Windows Vista on it. I have all my music and pictures ...
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No boot menu after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Windows Vista Home laptop computer?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a friends Dell Inspiron laptop. I normally boots up to Windows Vista Home Edition. As part of the install procedure I reduced the size of the largest ntfs partition ...
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Monitor color after installation under windows

I have installed the newest Ubuntu by wubi, and after then my monitor is not showing the colors correctly. It seems like it were 8 bit instead of 32. Since then I have uninstalled Ubuntu, and ...
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Windows Recovery and Dual Booting [closed]

After getting a new Toshiba Portege laptop I installed Ubuntu. At the time I was very naive and I didn't completely know what dual booting meant but now I regret the decision and I'm looking to dual ...
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Remove Windows Vista Partition So Ubuntu Fills Entire Hard Drive? [duplicate]

I created a partition for Ubuntu so I could dual-boot Windows Vista with it. However, Windows is no longer necessary and I want Ubuntu to take up the entire hard drive. I was wondering how to safely ...
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System resets when selecting “Install alongside Windows Vista”

I have a pretty weird problem with Ubuntu 11.10. I am using a Live CD of it to install it alongside Vista, but when I click on "Install alongside Windows Vista", it just resets. I've tried installing ...
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After installing Ubuntu my screen's frequency is out of range when I boot to Windows

Okay so I have Vista Home Basic 32 bit, and had recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, but I discovered when I tried to boot onto Vista, it said "Out of Range", I know that the message is talking about ...
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How to partition a disk for installing Ubuntu?

Currently I'm running Vista on my laptop but it's getting slower each day, so I decide to install an Ubuntu on my laptop, while for some reason I still need to keep the Vista. Right now I have two ...
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Install Ubuntu and erase Windows Vista for good [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I remove Windows Vista from my notebook and only install Ubuntu? I want install Ubuntu but I can't erase Windows Vista.... How to do it? I have an Acer Aspice 4930. /...
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Can I remove Windows Vista from my notebook and only install Ubuntu?

I would like to remove Windows Vista from my notebook which is currently running a dual boot Windows Vista + Ubuntu and use Ubuntu as the only OS. The notebook is unstable when running Windows Vista, ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 11.04 / Vista 32 with a RAID 0

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 several time using all the informations I could gather on the web. But I still fail to install it, and as my Vista partition contains very important informations I ...
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After using Ubuntu installer for Windows, the monitor button enters a p

I ran the Ubuntu installer for Windows (Wubi) and now my fn+f4 button does not work in Windows anymore. This is the button that is usually the monitor switcher (primary, secondary, mirror). This now ...
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Windows Vista/Ubuntu 11.04

I'd like to install Ubuntu 11.04 on an existing Windows Vista installation. However, if I see that Ubuntu doesn't fit my needs, I'd like to have the option to remove Ubuntu and reinstall Windows Vista ...
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Ubuntu entry in Windows Vista still there, even after uninstall

OK, so the other day I had a disc that I had burned Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala to. So I though, "Hey! Why not dual boot my computer?" I inserted the disc into drive E, ran Wubi, installed it, and ...
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Ubuntu to replace Vista and thereby reboot my computer?

Ubuntu was recommended to me as a viable option to Vista. I am unable to boot up my computer and have no recovery media. I keep seeing 'BootMGR is missing' on the screen. If I were to download Ubuntu ...
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WUBI installation can no longer boot, UUID disk not found [closed]

Yesterday my WUBI/Vista installation was working fine. I shut it down at the train station, all good then when I attempted to boot Ubuntu at home I got a message saying the UUID for root could not be ...
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Reinstalling Windows Vista 64 Bit

I really like Ubuntu, but my family is used to Windows and I would like to dual boot it but accidentally did a full install and now I just have Ubuntu. Is there any way to me to get back Windows ...
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Fixing GRUB2 Vista problem

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and found that the GRUB menu was showing Windows Vista for recovery mode and vice-versa. How can I fix this error?
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Windows Vista disappeared after installing Ubuntu10.10?

I had Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 160 GB HDD, 1GB RAM,INTEL DUAL CORE One of my friend told that UBUNTU is also a better OS and is an open source programme and u can use alternately both Ubuntu or ...
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Wubi won't boot after a kernel update [closed]

I use Windows Vista 32bit and have a Wubi install of the 10.10 RC. It worked great, until one day when I upgraded the kernel and rebooted. Now, whenever I select Ubuntu from the Windows boot menu, ...
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How to get a dual boot USB drive to work in Vista [closed]

Hey I managed with the help of a friend to get 10.04 onto a 2TB WD USB drive for dual boot but it doesn't want to work on my Vista loaded laptop. Is there a fix? i don't have the choice of erasing ...
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Change boot order for Wubi

I've setup Ubuntu via Wubi recently for a friend and he came back with a complaint: On reboots the Windows partition is always selected by default, figured this was just a need to update Grub but ...