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Old 11-11-2008, 04:29 AM   #1
ekamlesh
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uninstalling grub


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I want to know how to uninstall grub from MBR. I have few friends who want to try Linux. I can create multiboot system for them. But If they do not feel comfortable, I will have to uninstall grub and let the system use the well known opertaing system's boot loader. Thanks in advance.I do have UBUNTU 8.04 live cd. I personally use Debian Etch.
 
Old 11-11-2008, 04:45 AM   #2
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Respected experts,

I want to know how to uninstall grub from MBR. I have few friends who want to try Linux. I can create multiboot system for them. But If they do not feel comfortable, I will have to uninstall grub and let the system use the well known opertaing system's boot loader. Thanks in advance.I do have UBUNTU 8.04 live cd. I personally use Debian Etch.
you need the install media from windows xp or vista
Boot from that media use the commands fixmbr
 
Old 11-11-2008, 05:04 AM   #3
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To expand a little, you don't "uninstall" any bootloader, you simply replace it. fixmbr is a command from recovery centre for W2k and XP - for Vista use "bootrec.exe /fixmbr"
 
Old 11-11-2008, 07:33 AM   #4
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Many many thanks to ronlau9 and syg00.
 
  


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