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Old 11-06-2014, 06:28 PM   #1
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how do i uninstall linux and install windows 8.1


i don't any linux floppy disk. I want to install windows 8.1 with a USB and i don't know my password please help!!
 
Old 11-06-2014, 06:48 PM   #2
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1) Insert Windows 8.1 installation medium
2) Turn on computer
3) Install Windows 8.1
 
Old 11-06-2014, 07:20 PM   #3
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He has to uninstall linux first.
It could be done in this order:
1. Buy a floppy disk with a password at eBay.
2. Send your password to linux distribution manager, he will open access to the site where your linux was downloaded from.
3. Upload your linux file-by-file to the site. You have to use 'mv' command for upload, not 'cp'.
4. Once you remove your linux, follow the steps described above.

P.S.
Steps 1 and 2 in previous post should be swapped
 
Old 11-06-2014, 08:11 PM   #4
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I don't think anyone here knows your password either. There are quite a number of people here who know a lot about windows but the information you posted doesn't really make a lot of sense, more specifics on what you have actually tried. If you want help on installing windows 8, you should go to the microsoft site or to a windows forum. If you have already tried the suggestion posted in post #2 above, you need to indicate what happened.

You don't "uninstall" operating systems the way you do applications. Simply format the partition on which you have whatever Linux you installed which you should certainly be able to do with your windows flash.

Last edited by yancek; 11-06-2014 at 08:13 PM.
 
Old 11-06-2014, 08:17 PM   #5
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Hi,
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Originally Posted by Teufel View Post
He has to uninstall linux first.
No, nothing needs to be "uninstalled". The windows installer will happily reformat the hard disk.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Teufel View Post
It could be done in this order:
1. Buy a floppy disk with a password at eBay.
2. Send your password to linux distribution manager, he will open access to the site where your linux was downloaded from.
3. Upload your linux file-by-file to the site. You have to use 'mv' command for upload, not 'cp'.
4. Once you remove your linux, follow the steps described above.
Feel like I may be feeding a troll.

Evo2.
 
Old 11-08-2014, 07:02 AM   #6
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Hmmm, might be talking about a boot/bios password.
(There are utilities to do this.)
 
  


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