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kevint02 05-02-2008 11:46 AM

reinstall linux on the xp dual-boot PC
 
I just installed Ubuntu 8.04 on the PC dual-boot with XP OS. After tinkering w/ the setting, configuration, now I like to re-install a fresh copy of it.

Do I need to do anything to format the previous install? Clearing out the GRUB boot loader, etc.?

alan_ri 05-02-2008 12:53 PM

The easyest thing wuold be to just reinstall.Then,there is just one thing you have to do,format a partition where Ubuntu was installed and that option is given during installation.

kevint02 05-02-2008 01:03 PM

what's about the GRUB loader in the MBR? How do I clear it out? or it will be overwritten by the new one?

alan_ri 05-02-2008 01:14 PM

It will be overwritten.


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