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Old 10-11-2009, 06:37 PM   #1
stephenlamb
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Uninstall Windows XP


My computer has two hard drives. Windows XP lives on one and Ubuntu on the other. I have not used Windows for months and so I would like to get rid of it so that I can use it's hard drive for something useful. How do I go about uninstalling Windows XP?
 
Old 10-11-2009, 06:51 PM   #2
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Hello,

Just boot from a CD like GParted Live CD and format the drive for Linux in whatever filesystem type you use.

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Eric
 
Old 10-11-2009, 07:53 PM   #3
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fdisk, mkfs, edit fstab
 
Old 10-11-2009, 07:58 PM   #4
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fdisk, mkfs, edit fstab


what he said. fastest way is just to fdisk it the format and mount the drive in your /etc/fstab
 
Old 10-11-2009, 08:32 PM   #5
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My computer has two hard drives. Windows XP lives on one and Ubuntu on the other. I have not used Windows for months and so I would like to get rid of it so that I can use it's hard drive for something useful. How do I go about uninstalling Windows XP?
Can you post:
Code:
sudo /sbin/fdisk -l
 
Old 10-11-2009, 08:59 PM   #6
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fdisk, mkfs, edit fstab

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