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fdisk /MBR clears MBR.So when you boot the next time,Where is the bootloader(or something like that) for window$??ie,where will be the information abt 'where the window$ kernal lies' (for the sake of booting windows) lie??Need i do some thing after fdisk /MBR to uninstall linux and continue with windows.
i ask this out of curiosity and i dont plan to kick old tux from my box in the near future.
this may contain some foolish elements,but afterall i am a
Need i do some thing after fdisk /MBR to uninstall linux and continue with windows.
that won't "unistall" linux. it will just reload a "default" MBR....so it will be back to just windows. linux will still exist, you just won't be able to boot to it without a bootdisk....until you reinstall a bootloader that supports linux
What if I am having 2 linuxes and Windows??If i want to uninstall one of the linuxes,after deleting the respective linux partitions and fdisk /MBR from DOS,the MBR will contain windows bootloader only,isnt it??So how do i uninstall one of the linuxes??
This is something i need to know,because i am going to install Mandrake.
Originally posted by arunshivanandan What if I am having 2 linuxes and Windows??If i want to uninstall one of the linuxes,after deleting the respective linux partitions and fdisk /MBR from DOS,the MBR will contain windows bootloader only,isnt it??So how do i uninstall one of the linuxes??
I think i got it.if i am having teo linexes+windows and i want to uninstall one linux,after deleting the respective partitions,i need to modify the lilo/grub.conf file,deleting those entries abt the deleted linux.And there is no need to modify MBR.Am I right??