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svt11 12-25-2008 02:46 PM

How to remove GRUB
 
Hello, I have 2 HDD - in /dev/sda is Windows Vista and in /dev/sdb. Today I decided to install Debian Lenny, but it installed GRUB on MBR on /dev/sda. Linux is located in /dev/sdb drive along with NTFS partirion also there.I want And the problem with GRUB is that will soon crash and I don't know if I would boot again Vista. Can I access MBR through Vista and delete the boot loader from there? I need help please. Thank you.

repo 12-25-2008 02:51 PM

boot from the windows CD, enter the recovery console (press R when it asks you whether you want to install windows etc.) When you're at the console, type:
fixmbr
and that will remove GRUB from your system.

pixellany 12-25-2008 02:54 PM

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And the problem with GRUB is that will soon crash and I don't know if I would boot again Vista.
I don't know what you mean by this. If you have GRUB in the first disk, the installer should have set everything up to dual boot Windows and Linux.

I would just boot up the computer and see what happens.

The normal way of removing GRUB is to simply install a different boot loader. For example, you can re-install the Windows loader by booting from the Windows CD.

But first, try it the way it is.....


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