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Debian grub bootloader can't find windows 7

I have been using Windows 7 for quite a while on my machine in the following configuration. I have three hard drives, all different sizes, with Windows being installed on the largest. This is also the ...
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how to enter into my win7 from rescue mode?

I have installed dual os :win7+debian7 on my pc.In the grub.cfg: menuentry "Windows 7 (loader) (on /dev/sda1)" --class windows --class os { insmod part_msdos insmod ntfs set root='(hd0,msdos1)' ...
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Can't boot into windows or CD

This is my third reinstall of Debian, this time because I wanted to update from wheezy to Jessie, but it wouldn't run anymore so I switched back to windows and deleted the Debian partition and ...
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1answer
114 views

94MB file is too large to be uploaded on FAT32 file system

Everything is in the title : I've got a smb share with write access on a FAT32 file system (I'm aware of the 4GB limit). I've got 426 GB free of 736 GB shown on the network drive. Still if I try ...
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231 views

Trying to dual boot Windows 8 and Debian Jessie, No EFI partition was found

I read that someone asked this question, and this was answered by ChrisR, Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Debian Jessie in the point 5 of his answer he says: " Make sure that for your EFI boot ...
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1answer
65 views

how to install dual system in win7?

I have installed win7 in disk c: which the system format is ntfs,now i want to install debian7.5 from my win7. 1)i downloaded grub4dos ,and unzip it to save all the file under my disk c: 2)edit the ...
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65 views

how to install debian7.5 from hard disk in win7?

I have installed win7 in my disk c:,and the file system format is ntfs. there is another disk e: (fat32 format). I have download grub4dos,and initrd.gz, vmlinuz,and debian7.5.iso in c:. edit the ...
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1answer
187 views

How to fix Windows 7 boot loader

I recently installed debian 7 after booting it from my pen drive. Then i did some mistake while installing it. Well, Debian is not installed. And when I rebooted my system it says- No boot device ...
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1answer
38 views

Move a current debian installation to a new harddrive without re-installing

Forgive me if this has been answered but after a search at least I couldn't find one that handles my case. Feel free to link if it has been answered. I currently have a 750GB drive with the following ...
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84 views

GRUB unknown filesystem error after managing Windows 7 partitions

I'm using Debian and Windows 7 located on one HDD, in dual boot. Windows 7 had two partitions (system partition C: and general-use partition G:). Recently I've cut the G partition in size and created ...
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2answers
203 views

Windows 7 partition disappeared from hard drive

I had a windows 7 and Debian 7 install and I've been using the computer fine for almost a year. A couple weeks ago I tried to load Windows and realized the boot option in grub was missing. After ...
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2answers
50 views

Some folders are created by an unknown program

This is an NTFS partition and some program keeps rewriting these folders (except Muzik which is my own created folder, RECYCLER and $RECYCLE.BIN) even after I delete them. Do you know how to figure ...
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105 views

Windows 7 guest on Virtualbox freezes and only works when mouse moves

I am having a problem on my Virtualbox 4.3 instalation (Windows 7 guest and Debian Wheezy as host, my machine is a HP Desktop with dual monitors and a SSD, dunno if it helps) And the issue occurs, ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't boot into Windows with Grub | Debian install

I have Windows 7 installed on a second harddrive, and I just installed Debian on my first hard drive. Sadly, the bootloader (grub2) is not picking up my existing Windows installation, and I can't ...
0
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1answer
147 views

How do I improve battery life under Linux?

I have Sonny S series laptop(Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz) with Debian testing on it with 3.10-3-amd64. I love Debian Gnu Linux, everything is great except that the battery life. I have ...
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1answer
114 views

Dual-boot more than two operating systems

I currently run Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual-boot system. I need Linux, but Ubuntu freezes at least once a day. So I want to replace it with another distribution like Debian or LMDE. On the ...
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1answer
51 views

how to enable mouse in non GUI debian in virtual box running on windows7

background for a little experiment i installed the latest debian distribution .iso in my virtual box on windows7. I went through the installation and did not selected the desktop GUI. so i only have ...
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1answer
332 views

Is it Possible to mount windows partition on Linux automatically when system starts?

I have a Dualbooted PC, windows 7 64 bit and a Debian wheezy distro, I have all my music and documents on windows. When on Linux I have to manually mount windows filesystem partition on Linux. This ...
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1answer
812 views

Backup Windows 7: Can I just copy files from one partition to another?

I've had a lot of issues recently with HDDs so I'm about to make huge backups of everything, but I need some suggestions. First, here is my current setup: SSD1: 128 GB with debian + my debian "home ...
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2answers
990 views

Windows 7 in EFI Mode with Debian

Do you have to install Debian in EFI mode if Windows 7 is installed in EFI? I assume its more complicated to install Debian in EFI mode and I don't want to have to go through the process of installing ...
1
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1answer
591 views

Should I create an EFI Partition In The Debian Installer?

In the Debian Installer after you are done partitioning I was asked if I wanted to create an EFI partition. I do have Windows 7 already installed in EFI mode apparently (that was a mess up on my part) ...
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1answer
4k views

dual booted pc: windows 7 clock becomes wrong after booting linux

I have dual booted pc, i always do that, this time though, i have installed crunchbang, after booting linux, windows 7 clock becomes wrong, it goes back 3 hours. i tried to fix it and it stays fixed ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change local IP to domain name so a host can access a VM?

I've managed to set up a Debian server (in a VM) and now I can access it in the Windows 7 host at 192.168.56.101 Is there any way to "map" that IP to a domain name? It doesn't have to be accessible ...
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5answers
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Cannot SSH log into Debian virtual machine from windows 7 via Putty

I have followed a tutorial from this website http://jtreminio.com/2012/07/setting-up-a-debian-vm-step-by-step/. I am up to the point in the tutorial where it says to login via SSH. I have installed ...
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3answers
202 views

Provide debian package repository from Windows 7 machine

I have some scripts, bundled in a .deb-file. Those package will later be installed on x clients. While I won't update those scripts manually on every client, I would like to provide the .deb-file on ...
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1answer
149 views

Store Virtualbox Guest Files on Host OS

Background: I'm running Windows 7 as a host and Debian as a guest OS. I often create backups of the hard drive, but run into the issue that my files are stored in 2 locations, Windows NTFS volume and ...
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2answers
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Virtual Box Guest can't access the internet when host uses WIFI but can when host uses 100baseT

I have a window 7 VB host, with wired and wifi. Normally, it is connected to my home net via a wire. I have a a Debian guest with two adapters configured: one id bridged, and one is host only. When ...
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88 views

Samba shares on dvd Player

Hy my problem is that i wont find the smb shares from my nas (debian / netgear ready nas) on the samsung bd player. When the NAS is browse master, i only can see the shares from notebook on dvd ...
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2answers
291 views

partitioning my laptop to dual boot Win7 & Debian

I just got a new laptop and want to add Debian to the already installed Windows 7. It came with 2 primary partitions, one for restore and one for Windows 7. I shrunk the Windows 7 partition down ...
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1answer
93 views

Creating bootable NTFS partition on Debian

I have 2 partitions on my hard drive: first one is ext3 formatted with a Debian installation on it (bootable) second one is NTFS formatted and was used from a previous Windows installation as ...
1
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1answer
306 views

After installing Windows 7, I can no longer get to Debian 6 (dual boot)

I had Debian 6 on my machine (Dell Vostro 260) and used GParted to shrink the partition. I then tried installing Windows 7 on that partition. After Windows 7 installed, I could not choose which OS to ...
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1answer
1k views

Virtualbox issue: how to use static ip in linux guest with windows host using dynamic ip?

I'm using windows 7 as host OS, then I installed linux mint debian as guest OS. My Windows 7 is using dynamic ip. Here is the setting: ip: 192.168.1.101 mask: 255.255.255.0 gateway: 192.168.1.1 ...
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While installing, debian does not show my individual partitions

In my dual boot PC, I am trying to install Debian. This is how my disk partition looks like. When i try to create a partition in the debian installation it shows this 250GB entirely. When i select ...
1
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1answer
726 views

Installing multiple os after installing windows 8

I have made a fresh windows 8 installation awhile ago. And, now want to install 3 more OS: Windows 7 - for using VS 2010. Windows 7 - for general usage. Debian 6 - for programming, web development ...
2
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1answer
555 views

How to move my physical debian server to VirtualBox?

I'm looking for information how to transfer my physical server running debian into a VirtualBox machine running on my Win7 desktop. My gut feeling is to simply recreate the partition table of the ...
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1answer
580 views

Debian squeeze dual booting with Win7 - How to turn on an ntfs partition by default

I've setup squeeze on a separate partition on my existing win-7 system. However, I'm facing two issues: [1] The ntfs drive isn't mounted automatically when the computer starts. I have to manually ...
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1answer
404 views

stuck on grub bootloader and cant access windows

OK so I developed a lot of mobile software but have just broken into computers. I installed debian 6 and I put grub in the wrong spot (hd0,2) to be exact. When I boot up to my debian 6 amd64 I get ...
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1answer
247 views

When laptop lid is opened, Debian login screen shows up instead of Windows login - how to re-instate?

I installed Debian beside Windows 7 in my laptop. I had an issue with GRUB not recognizing the Windows partitions at first, which I could fix by running grub-update (this found the windows partitions, ...
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1answer
1k views

Failed to fetch security.debian.org on Windows host

I am using 64-bit Debian 6.0 (squeeze) from a Windows 7 64-bit VirtualBox host, but I'm unable to successfully ping security.debian.org from both the guest or the Windows host. E.g., from the ...
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2answers
96 views

Getting a windows 7 box as reliable as possible [closed]

We're looking to use an existing (decent) windows 7 box in a small theatre for sound playback and possibly some video (using http://www.showcuesystems.com/ mainly). I'm a mac and debian guy normally ...
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1answer
325 views

Reboot into the other OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automatically boot from Linux distro to Windows? I have both Windows 7 and Debian installed on my computer. I thought it would be cool if you could restart your ...
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0answers
563 views

Installation on Linux & Win7: Aptana, PostgreSQL, Ruby, JQuery (WWW on Apache)

Basically I have 2 systems, where I want to develop (and use) my application: A Linux (Debian) system. This is my server. Here I have PostgreSQL (& phpPgAdmin), Apache, Ruby. Typically I use ...
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0answers
4k views

VMWare player and Windows 7 network problem

Sorry, but I have no idea about Windows, since I'm not really interested (I always use Linux), but at my work, I have to use it, so it's the rule. My problem is with VMware and a network issue. ...
3
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2answers
896 views

encrypt multiple systems (Windows 7 + deb)

I've installed two operating system on single drive with 3 partitions (#1 Windows 7, #2 Debian Squeeze, #some data). Grub 2 is installed in MBR and lets me choose which system to boot. I would encrypt ...
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2answers
349 views

Data recover from a different hard disk format

I had an ext3 formatted disk with Debian. I copied files to another Debian in another pc. Then I installed Windows 7 on that disk, with a new ntfs format. Later, I realized I didn't copied some files ...
2
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1answer
531 views

Best practice to install Windows7 when Linux installed already

I have dual boot machine with XP+Debian Squeeze, booting is performed via GRUB2. I'd like to upgrade XP to Win7. I know that XP would overwrite my GRUB with it's bootloader, requiring me to reinstall ...
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2answers
4k views

how to install debian to Windows 7 from disk?

my OS is Windows 7 and I want install Debian, I have download Debian .iso, how could I install it from disk, I try to use grub4dos, I extract grldr to my C:\ ,but there is already a file called grldr, ...
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2answers
187 views

How to have 3 operating systems on a mirror RAID 1

How do one proceed if I want to have 3 Operating Systems: Windows 7, Ubuntu, Debian plus a swap partion, all in all 4 partitions? Lets say I have 2 disks, each 640 GB and make room -> 300 GB for ...
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2answers
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How can I make grub2 boot into Windows 7?

I had Windows 7 installed on my system, then I installed Debian testing with grub2 as its boot manager. Initially I couldn't see windows entry in grub at all, so I ran: aptitude install os-prober ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Active partitions with Windows 7 and Debian

On, my system I originally installed Windows 7 and then after that Debian. At this point GRUB would appear and I could choose to boot either Win 7 or Debian. Now after upgrading to the latest version ...