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Old 06-17-2006, 11:51 AM   #1
silvershady22
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partitioning?


Im trying to get rid of grub, how do i delete a partition with just the console?
(i was looking to just delete the whole partition grub is on hda1)
 
Old 06-17-2006, 12:24 PM   #2
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If you have Grub in the MBR the only way to get rid of Grub is to overwrite it with another boot loader. Any other way could be dangerous because the partition table is inside the 512 bytes of the MBR too.

If you have a Dos floppy with fdisk.exe inside then Grub will be overwritten by booting the Dos floppy up and typing
Code:
fdisk /mbr
The alternative is to load a Win2k or XP installation disk, opt for recovery console and issue the command
Code:
fixmbr
 
Old 06-17-2006, 12:34 PM   #3
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ok ill try that

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