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Old 06-11-2006, 06:00 PM   #1
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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)
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you can use a windows 9x boot disk and issue the command :
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 :
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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.


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