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Old 06-27-2004, 01:08 PM   #1
violentpatrick
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How can i delete linux completely from my partition?


Realizing i have neither the time nor dedication to figure out how to configure all of this stuff for red hat 9, I thought it would be best if i just delete it. I tried deleting the partition it was on in partition magic, but when i rebooted only a black screen with "/grub" showed up, i couldnt get to windows so i had to reinstall red hat fromt he boot disc. Could someone please be so kind as to show me how to delete it completely from my hard drive? Nothing against redhat, its a great OS, its just not for me.
 
Old 06-27-2004, 02:18 PM   #2
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First boot to a window$ boot disk, and type fdisk /mbr at the prompt to reinstall NT-loader. Then go and delete the partition. For more information, search for "remove linux" at Micro$oft.com. They wrote a couple of white papers on removing Linux and hobbling your PC, I mean reinstalling Window$. :-)

Good luck.
 
Old 06-27-2004, 02:48 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help, ive decided to give redhat another try lol. But not knowing how to connect to the net, or get sound is very frustrating, and discouraging.
 
Old 06-27-2004, 06:55 PM   #4
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Thankfully there are thousands of Red Hat users here at LQ who can probably help solve your issues.
 
  


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