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Old 01-21-2006, 07:57 AM   #1
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Question Removing Linux


I just got a laptop for my old man and it came with Lipus Linux basic V9.1 My old man harldy knows how to use windows and putting him on a new system (Linux) will just not work. I would like to put Win XP on the laptop and delete everything that is currently on there. Can someone help me with this!

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Old 01-21-2006, 08:08 AM   #2
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Format its driver and install windows.
 
Old 01-21-2006, 08:13 AM   #3
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Thanks Truong, but I have never used Linux myself and dont know how to format it. I dont know any commands wotsoever. Please help.
 
Old 01-21-2006, 09:03 AM   #4
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Use Linux. Learn Linux. Your "old man" can learn Linux. Don't even mention removing Linux and installing winduz on this forum!
 
Old 01-21-2006, 09:14 AM   #5
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And, anyhow, just install XP from its CD,, and let it format the hard drive. Linux is not relevant for an XP installation since the XP install will reset the HD partition tables.
 
Old 01-21-2006, 09:24 AM   #6
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I suggest you a different way.
Why don't you try to keep linux and windows on the same machine.
Use partition magic to create another partition for your windows, install it there.
Just keep linux on your machine so that you can have an alternative when you feel bored with window

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Old 01-21-2006, 09:59 AM   #7
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lol thanks guys for the help
 
Old 01-22-2006, 03:48 AM   #8
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Quote:
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lol thanks guys for the help
Glad to here that.
What did you do exactly?
Delete linux, install both or forget windows []
 
  


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