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Old 02-16-2005, 07:24 AM   #1
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Getting grub to get rid of itself ?

My friend's PC has Windows 98 in C: and Windows XP in D: and Red Hat Linux 9 on another partition - all on the same HDD.
Initially on starting the computer it'll ask for Linux or Windows. On selecting Windows, it'll ask for Windows 98 or Windows XP.
He wanted to rid of Linux so I entered Windows XP and I selected :
My Computer > Manage > Disk Management and I deleted the logical drives (3) that Windows showed 'Unknown Partition' and formated for FAT.
I thought this ought to solve it all as theres no Linux partition at all.
But now heres the problem :
On switching on the PC it enters grub command prompt.
How can I get rid of that ? I understand fixmbr will do it on inserting the Windows CD. But what if I dont have a Windows CD ? Is there any way to enter some linux command in grub command prompt to remove itself ?
Old 02-16-2005, 07:26 AM   #2
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Boot from a windows startup disk and run "fdisk /mbr".


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