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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...
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Triple boot with Ubuntu Fedora and Windows 7

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed in a dual boot as of now. I'd like to install Fedora alongside and maybe someday kill Ubuntu too. So, my questions are: Can I triple boot with these three OSs ...
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Trying To Install Fedora 20 as a Oracle VM Virtual Box; Installer launches to Black Screen

I'm trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle VM Virtual Box; shortly after the installer launches it just goes to a black screen. My machine is running Windows 7 and the Virtual Box install is the ...
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2answers
177 views

Does an improper shutdown cause harm to the underlying OS or hardware?

Does sudden shut down due to power failure do any harm to the underlying OS or hardware ? My laptop's battery is dead, so sometimes due to power failure or due to some other reason there is an ...
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How Can I Properly Set up FDE with Fedora 19 and Win7?

I have been trying to follow this TUT http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2013/02/23/dual-boot-fedora-18-and-windows-7-on-a-single-hdd-with-fde-on-both-ends/ and things were going well up until a point. On page ...
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1answer
345 views

Dual-Boot W7/Fedora with easyBCD

I have been trying to get my dual boot working for my laptop. What I did : Installed Fedora 19 on the same HDD than Windows7 Booted up Fedora and forced the installation of GRUB2 into the boot ...
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2answers
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Why can't my Fedora VM access this shared folder?

I have spent the last 6 hours fighting trying to get Fedora 19 as guest OS on Windows 7 SP1 host to successfully access a shared folder. I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.18. Lots and lots of Googling. Yeah, ...
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1answer
311 views

fedora 18 installer cannot detect my existing windows 7 partition

I have 500 gb harddisk. and the space are allocated to drive ,as follow: C Drive 100 gb and windows 7 is installed on it, D Drive 150 gb, E Drive 150 gb, F Drive 100 gb. i would like to install fedora ...
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Why does booting Fedora 17 (and 18) into virtualbox from a live cd fail?

Background: I was recently trying to install Fedora 18 into Virtualbox. The version of virtualbox is listed as: 4.2.14.0. My host system is 64 bit Windows 7 home premium. My processor (Intel Pentium ...
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54 views

misterious collapse of Fedora 18 on a dual system

I've recently (about a month ago) installed Windows 7 and Fedora 18 as a dual system on my Dell Vostro laptop, and everything went well until my Fedora started shutting down out of a sudden, just like ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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1answer
479 views

How can I connect to a Fedora remote desktop from Windows with putty

I aim to connect my fedora host running some matlab code and check its status at present. Is is it possible to connect to the host from Windows 7 machine and see the curret desktop environment as ...
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1answer
174 views

Fedora 17 guest in Vmware WS 8 on WIndows 7 - Slow graphics

I have installed Fedora 17 as a guest in Vmware workstation 8 (8.0.5 build-893925) on a Windows 7 64 bit host. I have installed vmware tools and rebooted. However the display is painfully slow. Have I ...
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1answer
2k views

Linux Teamviewer, Windows in VirtualBox: keyboard only passes alphanumerics

From Teamviewer on XP (remote) to Teamviewer on Fedora 17 with XP or Win7 VMs, can't pass any keys except alphanumerics ([a-zA-Z0-9]) to Windows. This has persisted thru 3 Fedora releases and 3 or 4 ...
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1answer
71 views

running windows on linux HOW TO?

I've got linux and windows while I use linux majority of my time. However from time to time I'd like to play some games which wine doesn't support without rebooting the machine. Is it possible to run ...
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Installing Windows7 with Fedora17 on UEFI system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows 7 x64 on GPT? I made a Windows 7 installation on 750 GB disk so that Windows 7 used 50 GB where it created 100 MB NTFS system partition and 48.7 ...
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2answers
2k views

Windows 7 Boot Loader - Remove 30 second waiting time

I've installed Fedora 17 and Windows 7 on two different hard disks as a dual-boot system. The default boot loader is GRUB 2 maintained and configured in Fedora 17. When I startup and choose "Windows ...
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1answer
6k views

Installing/dual-booting Fedora 17 on existing Windows 7 HDD

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 install as the only partition on a 1 TB HDD, with about 350 GB free. I would like to install Fedora 17 as a dual-boot option on this system and give it about 100 GB to play ...
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1answer
443 views

Connecting Host OS [Windows 7] with Guest OS [Colinux - Fedora 11] What am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to keep Windows off the internet and use Fedora as a firewall to Windows internet connectivity. The pc is connected to a router. I have the internet working in Fedora. I need to route ...
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2answers
598 views

accessing linux directories from windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get access to EXT2, EX3 and EXT4 partitions on Windows 7? I want to access linux drives from windows. I have ubuntu and fedora installed along with windows. I ...
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0answers
400 views

windows crashing after installing fedora 16

I have HP dv6 pavilion. I installed fedora 16 in it along with windows. I installed fedora on a separate partition. After installation I booted to windows, but it crashed. It shows a "starting windows ...
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1answer
702 views

Garmin USB device on Win7 under Linux KVM

I have a Fedora 16 installation and I'm using the Garmin Forerunner 610 HRM in the virtual machine. The problem is that I need to allow Windows 7 direct access to the USB stick that communicated with ...
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1answer
581 views

NTFS-3G: Using user mapping, all files become executable after boot to Windows

I have an NTFS partition shared between Windows 7 and Fedora 15. I added a .NTFS-3G/UserMapping file to map my main user/group in Windows to my main user/group in Linux. This was fine until I booted ...
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1answer
447 views

Sync sticky notes between Windows 7 and Linux on Dual Boot System?

I love Windows 7's sticky notes, it really helps. Here's the issue though: I dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora Linux. Whichever OS I'm in is random, depending on what I'm wanting to do at the time. ...
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1answer
282 views

Using a Windows application from Fedora Linux

When I use Fedora, sometimes I feel the need to run applications installed on Windows 7. I have dual booted Windows and Fedora. Is there any application that can run a Windows application from ...
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1answer
175 views

unable to install fedora16 KDE

I have already installed Win7 on my machine. There are 3 partitions that have been done. Now i want to install another OS which is fedora 16 on my laptop but not on the virtual machine. i.e I want to ...
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1answer
62 views

will there be a degradation in performance if i install 2 OS?

I was planning 2 OS systems on my laptop. One is already installed which is Win7 and second one that i need to install is fedora. Is it that if i install fedora there will be a degradation in the ...
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2answers
636 views

Accessing dual boot partition from virtualization

My current system is dual-booting Fedora 14 and Windows 7. I just installed an Ubuntu partition via Virtualbox for virtualization. The idea is sometimes I need to do something in Windows but I want to ...
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2answers
2k views

Restoring a Lenovo x220 that won't boot

My Lenovo x220 notebook no longer boots from the hard drive. If I use a gparted live OS, it says that the entire hard drive is unallocated space. If I start an installation from a Fedora 15 live OS, ...
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3answers
448 views

fedora dual boot on Windows 7

I have a desktop with Windows 7 installed. Now, I want to install Fedora 14 along with Windows 7 as dual boot. My desktop has one hard drive 320GB with partition (local C:, recovery D: and HP_tools ...
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2answers
495 views

Installing fedora, it want to destroy /dev/sda?

I'm installing Fedora 14 in a VirtualBox VM on my Windows 7 host. I've loaded the Fedora iso and am now running the "live CD". I've followed the steps in "install to hard drive" and receive the ...
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6answers
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Sync files between Mac, PC and Linux automatically

I have a MacBook Pro, a Windows 7 desktop, and a Fedora 13 netbook. I have been searching far and wide for an automatic solution to sync files (pictures, music, docs, etc...) between the three when ...
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1answer
734 views

Connecting to Windows 7 from Fedora is slow

I am using the rdesktop command to connect from a Fedora 14 system to a Windows 7 Professional machine remotely but I get a very slow reponse when I try and connect to it. The command that I used to ...
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1answer
514 views

Configuring VNC Windows to Linux

Not sure if this is obvious or just plain weird but I'm having a few issues with VNC between Windows and Linux on my home network. I've set up TigerVNC on Fedora 12 and I've got Putty running on a ...
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4answers
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SSH from host machine Win7 to guest Fedora Machine in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 to run Fedora 7. I seem to have my SSH on, as /sbin/service sshd status tells me. When I do an /sbin/ifconfig, I get this: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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5answers
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Partitioning for Windows 7 and Fedora 11 dual boot

I am new to Linux and would like to install Fedora 11 on a notebook with Windows 7 already installed. Currently the HDD has 2 primary partitions (System Reserved and C:), some free space and an ...