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i have tried two or three distros on my laptop and it is just not gonna work. However, my lappy still likes to defualt to linux even though it doesn't work properly. Is there any way to format a ext3 back to a ntfs?
Insert your Windows cd and boot to it, choose repair, and it will remove the Linux boot loader, then boot to Windows and use the disk manager under administrative tools in the control panel to remove the ext3 partition and create and format the partition NTFS.
Or a quicker way to get rid of the boot loader is (if you installed in the MBR) Like said load up the windows cd on boot, but enter the recovery console and run "fixmbr" and this will write a new MBR, and windows will load now, And format like said above!