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Windows 2000 will not boot after I have installed Linux and GRUB . I removed the Linux partitions but when I restart all I see the word GRUB and then the machine freezes. I also tried reinstalling Linux and using LILO instead but the same thing happens. How can I remove Linux and GRUB completely so Windows can boot as before.
I would suggested installing windows 2000 on a fat32 filesystem, I have personally done so, and RH runs perfect, with grub and lilo for some reason NTFS doesn't go well with linux for me, I believe there are ways to get windows 2000 using NTFS and linux installed, but I am not sure how. So I would suggest making the windows 2000 filesystem FAT32
Well i dont know if this will help or not, but today i did a dual boot with Win2k on first partition and Suse linux on my second partition. I started from scratch and installed Win2k, and used Win2k to make the second partition. All partitions were NTFS. I then installed the linux on the second partition, had to set the partition corrrect when Suse wanted to automatically format the Windows on my machine. Had to tell it where i wanted the linux installed at. Once i installed it, i was able to dual boot with no problems.
When a Windows NT/2K partition is formatted with the NTFS file system, it no longer looks for the file bootdd.sys which is the file that allows for dual booting. If you plan to use a system to dual boot you must format the Win NT/2K partition with FAT32.