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Old 06-24-2004, 08:52 PM   #1
DraGoNsLaYeR
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Proper Uninstallation of Mandrake 10


How can I properly uninstall Mandrake 10 and bring back the default Windows XP bootloader. I currently have 2 hard drives. The first hard drive has Windows XP installed on a NTFS partition. The second hard drive has one NTFS partition and one ext3 7GB partition for Mandrake. So how can I properly remove Mandrake 10 and bring back the original bootloader?
 
Old 06-24-2004, 09:50 PM   #2
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From the Suse Linux help site:

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Under Windows XP, you can restore the original MBR (thus uninstalling Lilo) as follows:
Boot from the Windows XP CD, press the key "R" in the setup in order to start the restoration console. Select your Windows XP installation from the list, and enter the administrator password. Enter the command "FIXMBR" at the input prompt and confirm the next question with "y". Finally, use "exit" to restore the computer.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 10:05 PM   #3
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after I do that I can simply delete the linux partition correct?
 
  


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