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Old 04-20-2008, 05:05 AM   #1
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Angry OpenSuSE 10.3 grub dual boot xp sp2 remove

I am running SuSE 10.2 dual booted w/ XP sp2 and I am having issues with SuSE so I want to put it onto a separate hdd. firstly though I'd like to remove SuSE and grub...freeing up hdd space, then I will get into reinstalling suse. Any help is appreciated in advance.
400gb hdd-dual xp pro sp2 and suse 10.3
remove linux from HDD?
Old 04-20-2008, 05:43 AM   #2
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Probably the easiest way for you would be to download Qtparted or Gparted and remove the Suse partition. These are grapical type GUI programs. Another way would be get a live cd, but first check some of them do not come with those programs I mentioned above but do have partitioning programs on them. I have a Mepis 6.5 that has both of them on it.

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Old 04-20-2008, 06:15 AM   #3
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Or you can do it from XP,There are so many partitioning programs for it.Just format suse partition,or delete it and you're done.When reinstalling suse,put it on the logical partition,even though it will be on the second HD,it's usually better that way when dual booting with XP.

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thank you all for your input I apprciate it.
Old 04-20-2008, 06:23 AM   #5
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And do not forget to put MBR back in place .Because if you do not like to dual boot again XP will not boot
And if like to dual boot you can delete suse partition on sda from suse on sdb

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