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Old 06-21-2003, 11:50 PM   #1
noxious986
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Help w/ Uninstall


How would i go about uninstalling Mandrake 9.1? Im on a Dual Boot w/ XP... also im using LILO.. how would i remove its stuff w/o having to put in my rescur disk or a boot disk and fix the mbr? Ive done it before w/ help jsut dont remember how..

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No not gettign rid of linux completely i got a new Box that im loding linux fully onto
 
Old 06-22-2003, 12:07 AM   #2
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In Windows you can use the volume manager that is in the management console. just delete the Linux partitions, there is no "un-install" on any O/S.
 
Old 06-26-2003, 08:03 PM   #3
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I'm having the same problems, with a little difference. I just finished building my dedicated Linux box, and I want to free up the HDD space for WinXP on the 2nd HDD. I have WinXPpro on one HDD, and Mandrake 9.1 on the other.
I tried deleting the partitions, but as soon as I reboot the computer, it imediately gave me an error about the boot-loader.
I tried unplugging the Linux HDD, and got the same error.
To get it back up and running, I had to re-install Linux on the 2nd HDD can anyone help point me in the right direction?
 
  


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