From Ubuntu to Windows

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  1. EarthBound 2
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    I spent week exploring Ubuntu Linux at my first time.You know I used Microsoft Windows for 20 years so I Don't need linux anymore.I have no idea what sort of drivers my computer needs to install Windows 7(if any drivers didn't exist then computer should not work).
     


  2. Duo8

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    If you use Windows 8 it will install everything for you.
     
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    I second this. Just install windows 8.1 and proceed with your life
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    or go with windows 7, same story
     
  5. Kwartel

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    Nope. Windows 8.1 installation media are filled to the rim with drivers of which the right ones get installed.
     
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    Well the problem is i have only 4 gb usb flash drive(windows 8.1 is 4.30gb-i borowed my pendrive toshiba 8gb to my brother's friend).

    i almoust forgot to record .iso file including normal files.I heard in dvd we can delete/edit/record missing files?isn't it?
     
  7. naz2x

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    Few tips for windows 8.1 drivers;

    1) http://www.station-drivers.com/ Almost find any drivers for pc hardware, WIndows 7 drivers also install on 8 and 8.1.
    2) Drivermax register with them which allows install 2 drivers per day for free and find ID the missing ones. http://www.innovative-sol.com/drivermax/
    3) If you want a backup plan grab a copy of mediacat which is very useful for windows repair; you can boot temporary windows 7, which is useful http://gbatemp.net/threads/medicat-dvd-a-multiboot-linux-dvd.361577/page-3#post-5115432.

    4) Just in-case if come against this error which is black screen of death for windows 8.1 http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...ndows-81/23fd21bb-4c37-4342-9b2c-5c9b396ed796. Its only happens if you upgrading the system from windows 8 to windows 8.1 as i experienced.

    5) Amd drivers for Amd hardware systems, http://support.amd.com/en-us/download. I read they no longer support windows 8. But the amd drivers still works for both O/S.

    6) If you want modded drivers for video cards
    NVIDIA or AMD

    go here http://laptopvideo2go.com/.
    7) Create bootable USB drives with Windows.iso or linux.iso - http://rufus.akeo.ie/ .
     
  8. migles

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    use this to copy the windows installation into the usb drive with no hassle: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/

    you need to use it under windows, but makes job lot easier
     
  9. EarthBound 2
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    well ubuntu vanished from bios because i deleted it on Kingston Datatraveller 120 4gb.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Foxi4

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    What are you installing the system on? That'd probably help.
     
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    Windows 7 [​IMG]

    [​IMG] too much?
     
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    I still don't understand your question. Just select the version of the system you want to install and tell us which driver/s is missing, if any.
     
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    What those guys said about Windows 8 installing it all is quite true, I tried it and it installed all of the drivers but with Windows 7 (x64) I had to go manually download the drivers from my computer and then install on that laptop (Sony Vaio), not really ideal and it shouldn't be needed to go through this dull process.

    By the way, I recall a laptop (Acer -- the screens/clamshell keep breaking so they're shitty quality) that I installed Elementary OS on it I couldn't get Windows back on it, but given that I'd format it via a CD/USB to the NTFS then it'd be able to again. I came back to Windows 7 (from Elementary OS) because what I wanted was and is on Windows.
     
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    Kingston C:/ is disk part in which i deleted ubuntu linux.
     
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    Did you format it properly?
     
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    Format a drive and make space. If you're thinking about installing Windows onto a USB stick, forget about it, it won't work.
     
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    Uh, he wants to install 7 with only 487MBs? That's too little.
     
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    Ha! I misread that as GB's, my bad! Well-spotted. ;)

    Yeah, the drives need to be formatted.
     
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    No I tried,but I don't know command prompt at hirens boot cd format disk area.