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Old 06-11-2007, 07:21 PM   #1
irideablackbike2
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Help removing kubuntu from my computer. Primarily an XP machine.


Hey, I know you guys don't want to hear this, but I need to install kubuntu from my machine. It's set up to dual boot windows xp or kubuntu. Please help me get this done. I'm planning on putting on a different HD later on, but I don't need it now. Thanks
-Alex
 
Old 06-11-2007, 07:23 PM   #2
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boot up gparted and delete the parition
 
Old 06-11-2007, 07:27 PM   #3
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what is gparted?
 
Old 06-11-2007, 09:38 PM   #4
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gparted is a paritioner also available as a livecd, but there is a version of it called qparted that comes with kubuntu, its the same thing but uses qt instead of gtk
 
Old 06-11-2007, 09:42 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by irideablackbike2
what is gparted?
If you don't have a Windows install disk, STOP. If you delete the Linux partition, your system will not be bootable.

GParted is only one of many ways to do this---it is a Linux partition editor which comes with many distros and on a bootable CD---very handy to have.

I "think" that the Windows partition manager will delete any partition. Also, if you have a "Live CD" version of Linux, you can do it from there. Look in the menus for GParted, or maybe QTParted. If there is nothing, then open a terminal and use fdisk.

You will also need to boot from the Windows install CD--enter rescue mode. When you get to a prompt, enter fixmbr, and then reboot.
 
  


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