LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-11-2006, 05:00 PM   #1
Mr_Cynical
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2006
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Uninstall SuSE


For various reasons, I need to uninstall SuSE and change my dualboot to Windows only. I realise that removing SuSE itself is a simple matter of using a partitioning program to delete my SuSE partitions, and then expand the Windows one to take up the space.

How do I remove Grub from the MBR? (it's a single hard disc)
 
Old 06-11-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
DrOzz
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 4,185

Rep: Reputation: 59
you can use a windows 9x boot disk and issue the command :
Code:
fdisk /mbr
If you have XP/2000, then you can boot the computer with the XP/2000 cd and go into rescue mode, and issue the command :
Code:
fixmbr
 
Old 06-13-2006, 04:21 PM   #3
Crito
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Knoxville, TN
Distribution: Kubuntu 9.04
Posts: 1,168

Rep: Reputation: 53
You also might need to set the active/boot flag on XP partition with fdisk. Not sure if it was SuSE 10.1 or FC5, but one of them cleared the flag, which left me hanging after fixmbr. Linux version of fdisk utility can set it too BTW.... I used a FC5 rescue CD.
 
  


Reply

Tags
grub, install, mbr, partition


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need to uninstall SuSe 8.1 & there is no uninstall jwhibdon Linux - Software 10 10-26-2006 11:57 AM
Uninstall SUSE 9.3 TigerLinux Suse/Novell 103 10-19-2005 12:03 AM
how do I uninstall suse 9.1 drawing Linux - Newbie 2 12-30-2004 01:23 PM
uninstall SuSE ucb-guy Linux - Software 3 07-25-2002 05:36 PM
Uninstall SuSE 7.1 SloHands Linux - Newbie 2 02-22-2002 06:24 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:13 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration