troubleshooting Question

How does Ubuntu communicate with the Win 7 installation?

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Mark O'BrienFlag for United States of America asked on
Linux SecurityLinux DistributionsWindows 7
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I installed Ubuntu on my hdd and I am able to "take" music from the Win 7 install and play it!  How do these OS's share files and yet Ubuntu will not allow malware to infect the Windows installation or vice versa.  This is very interesting and confusing.  I thought these OS's were not compatible and b/c theyre on different sectors of the hdd, they couldnt communicate, but apparently Im wrong abot all that!
Any help is appreciated.
Thank you,

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