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I haven't used Linux in months, and have finally tried playing around with it again. I installed Ubuntu, and dual booted it with XP Prof. It's working great, but I want to remove it and start over. How would I go about removing Grub and start using the Windows bootloader again? I think grub is installed at the MBR and my Linux installation is on a separate partition. Any help would be appreciated.
I didn't realize this was a Windows problem, but thanks!
No probs. what I meant was that to 'uninstall' Linux you format the Linux partition(s) and blank out the MBR to remove the Linux bootloader. At that point all traces of Linux are gone from your system. However a computer without some kind of bootloader is no use so you then have to restore the Windows bootloader using some mechanism of Windows, so that's why its a Windows problem.
I want to uninstall my ubuntu windows from my computer and change it into microsoft windows xp, since im more familiarized in microsoft windows, but don't know how to do it, i already have a microsoft xp cd installer but hesitating to load it coz i'm afraid i might broke the systems or settings of my computer. Please can anyone help me?
ive got another question bob, how would i know if my cpu is compatible to a new ASUS cd rom that i'm planning to install, coz the cpu is originally has no cd rom installed in it, and i want to upgrade and install one. The cables for example that i do not know if it fits in my motherboard inserts area if that's what you call that thing sorry if i sound funny, to tell you honestly i don't know much about computers.
I don't know how old your computer is, but the CPU is not directly related to the cd rom. CD Rom drives are normally IDE connections (thin connectors about two inches long) and will be compatible with almost all motherboards less than 12-15 years old.
The BIOS will normally recognize it automatically if it is installed correctly. Just make sure the power connector is connected correctly or you could fry your motherboard. Luckily, they usually only connect one way.