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I am a linux newbie. And currently in triple-boot with WinXP, Ubuntu and Kubuntu. But I want to try some other distros just to learn a bit more. Someone please tell me how to remove these two distros (Ubuntu and Kubuntu; cant leave XP ) without harming any any data in the PC.
An easier way to play with various distros is to install the free VMWare player or server on either Windows or Linux. You can then install various distributions in virtual machines and try them out. Removing them is just a menu option - much safer and easier.
Ok as I can get from you, here is what I should do:
Go to windows Disk manager delete the partitions.
Restart with WinXP bootable Cd and select recovery Console. Then run the Command fixmbr.
Please tell me if I am wrong...
I can't tell you; you haven't answered the question on the partition configuration. Deleting the partitions before the Windows partition will change the Windows drive letter, which will cause Windows to fail.
If Windows is installed in the first primary partition ("c: drive" with no mapping by grub), then yes, the instructions you listed will work.
If Windows was installed initially, and the Linux distributions were installed in free space, then you are OK. Just delete the partitions to free the space at the end of the drive, and restore the master boot record with fixmbr to remove grub.
Mapping is grub's ability to change the apparent order of partitions. It doesn't matter in your case.