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fdisk /mbr DOES NOT uninstall linux. That command fixes the master boot record so the computer will boot into windows. To uninstall linux what you'll have to do is remove the partitions that were created when you installed linux. Once the partitions are removed linux is "uninstalled." Hope this helps
(If it's not already too late...) "Not so fast, pal!"
Right now, if you installed Linux, the master-boot-record is pointing to Linux's boot-loader, which you said is LILO. The Windows-XP installation, with its boot-loader, is presumably still there but the MBR doesn't point to it.
Instead of succumbing to the "knee-jerk reaction" approach to getting back on familiar territory, why not spend a little more time where you are? The lilo or grub boot loaders can also be configured .. quite easily in fact .. to start Windows. But it's much harder to configure the Windows boot-loader to start Linux.