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by peridot7
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Welcome Ladies - post here :)
Replies: 263
Views: 74786

Re: Welcome Ladies - post here :)

Count me among the ladies now emerging from "Win-dohs" darkness :D

Glad to be here!
by peridot7
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux, Cheers! from Arizona
Replies: 10
Views: 480

Re: New to Linux, Cheers! from Arizona

Thank you much for the welcomes -- and the helpful links! I'm eager to delve into the new (to me) apps -- and already planning to install LM for my mom-in-law, once I've figured out everything she needs. I'd pretty much given up on my 8-year-old Toshiba laptop . . . but after reading posts from user...
by peridot7
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux, Cheers! from Arizona
Replies: 10
Views: 480

New to Linux, Cheers! from Arizona

Count me among those who are (finally) ditching Windows! I enjoyed BASIC programming (on a TRS80 Model IV, waaaaaay back in the day when we saved programs to cassette tapes!) and later became fairly proficient in MSDOS. I am a long-time fan of Apple Computers (anyone else miss the Happy Mac greeting...
by peridot7
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Unable to see Windows after installing LM
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: Unable to see Windows after installing LM

Thanks. I can see the partition is still there as the Master Boot Record; in Volumes it is Windows Partition 3, and device /dev/sda/3. How can I tell whether Windows 7 is installed in UEFI mode? Is there a way to recover that part of my drive? even if it means losing LM, as I'd much rather start ove...
by peridot7
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Unable to see Windows after installing LM
Replies: 2
Views: 179

[SOLVED] Unable to see Windows after installing LM

Issue: I want to boot into Windows 7 but the grub menu at startup only shows options for Linux Mint. Linux Mint 18.3 MATE installed this morning Computer: Acer Aspire AM3470 AMD Quad-Core A83800 CPU Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 1TB hard drive 6GB RAM I am new to Linux and decided to install Linux M...

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