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Old 02-08-2004, 01:07 PM   #1
InsaneLampshade
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deleting partitions


I'm going to be installing mandrake on a new computer (which i'm getting in a month or so), but because i'm impatient, i want to install it on my current computer and use it (along with windows) until i get my new computer.

My question is, after i get my new computer and install mandrake on that, i will have no need for it to be on my current one, so to remove it is it just a case of deleting the linux partitions and resizing the windows one so that it takes up the full space again?
 
Old 02-08-2004, 01:51 PM   #2
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If you have windows 98, you will need to restore the MBR with the command fdisk /mbr. If you have XP you need to boot up using the XP disk and get into the repair console and fix the MBR there. I believe the command is: fixmbr.
 
Old 02-08-2004, 02:37 PM   #3
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actually...i think i'll just leave it on there (makes things much easier )

btw, if i have a 12gb hard drive, how much of that should be allocated to windows, and how much to mandrake?
 
  


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