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Old 02-12-2003, 07:59 PM   #1
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How To UnInstall Linux?


Hi,

I was wondering how I can get rid of my linux Redhat 7.2, I want to put windows me on it. When I try to find some of the partition's on fdisk I can't find it, I figured that linux is using it. So how do I get rid of Linux Redhat 7.2 on my machine and install Window's ME.(I know how to install window's by the way) haha

Thanks
 
Old 02-12-2003, 08:06 PM   #2
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The easiest way is to boot with your Redhat cd and when it comes to installing, select custom and start disk druid. Then wipe your existing partitions on there off and write to the disk. Then before it starts to go any further into the install, just reboot.

Or you can get a win2k boot up disk and the program that you boot with will detect linux partitions.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 08:16 PM   #3
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Shouldn't you be asking this at a Micorosft forum? I wonder if I went to a Microsoft forum and said "Hi. I would like to get rid of windows and install linux. Can anyone help?". HA!
 
Old 02-12-2003, 08:23 PM   #4
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The easiest way is to boot with your Redhat cd and when it comes to installing, select custom and start disk druid.
I couldn't find anything about "custom"
 
Old 02-12-2003, 08:33 PM   #5
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Windows ME? I hear that is the bottom of the barrel in Microsoft releases. Enjoy the blue screens!

How to Remove Linux and Install Windows

Last edited by fancypiper; 02-12-2003 at 08:40 PM.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 09:00 PM   #6
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Thanks a lot, I'm installing it for my friend though. I do know that it is the worst haha, though he says it work's better then 98 and Xp. Hard to believe, Thanks
 
Old 02-12-2003, 09:17 PM   #7
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Thanks a lot, I'm installing it for my friend though. I do know that it is the worst haha, though he says it work's better then 98 and Xp. Hard to believe, Thanks
lol...your friend is crazy. Everyone knows one MS os is not better than the other.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 09:22 PM   #8
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Shouldn't you be asking this at a Micorosft forum? I wonder if I went to a Microsoft forum and said "Hi. I would like to get rid of windows and install linux. Can anyone help?". HA!
May I remind you we don't tell members to leave to seek answers. And this is Linux related as he is wanting to know how to remove a Linux partition.
If it was the case where we told members to leave cause they are asking a question about Windows, then we wouldn't answer Samba and dual boot questions neither.
Plus most likely windows only users aren't familiar with removing Linux partitions so anyone is more likely to get a better answer here.

When you start the installation like if it was your first time, you want to choose custom installation. Then from there you can repartition, etc.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 10:04 PM   #9
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lol...your friend is crazy. Everyone knows one MS os is not better than the other.
oh cmon, EVERYONE knows that windows 1.0 is more stable than even linux...hard to imagine how a file manager based on dos can crash...
 
Old 02-12-2003, 11:03 PM   #10
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Ummm...trickykid? You guys lost your sense of humor down there in Texas? I must have missed the part in the agreement about not putting in anything that people might get a laugh at. I thought it was pretty obvious that I was kidding and notice I did not say "Go somewhere else and ask this."

Sorry for the mix-up sir.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 11:31 PM   #11
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Ummm...trickykid? You guys lost your sense of humor down there in Texas? I must have missed the part in the agreement about not putting in anything that people might get a laugh at. I thought it was pretty obvious that I was kidding and notice I did not say "Go somewhere else and ask this."

Sorry for the mix-up sir.
Actually we didn't lose our sense of humor but I didn't see any sort of smilies after your post. But someone seeking answers shouldn't be joked with, what if he took it the wrong way and didn't realize you were joking like I did as well.

Again, you should try to keep your posts constructive in most cases, people come here for answers, not for poeple to joke and laugh cause they have a problem. If you can't make a constructive post on a serious question, you should just move on to the next one or at least tell them your joking, then give an answer if you know it.

Remember, typed alphanumeric characters on a screen aren't the same as real expressions and tones you can give if you were saying it to them in person.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 05:31 AM   #12
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How do I uninstall Linux Mandrake 9.0 and Install Windows XP

I don't know how to uninstall Linux Mandrake 9.0 can somebody help me...
 
Old 07-26-2003, 08:45 AM   #13
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# How do I uninstall Linux completely and keep/use Windows only?
How to Remove Linux and Install Windows 2000
How to Remove Linux and Install Windows XP
You can remove lilo from the mbr with
/sbin/lilo -u
You can remove grub or lilo from the mbr by booting with a Windows 98 boot floppy (at the prompt, type fdisk /mbr), or by using the Windows XP Recovery Console or the Windows 2000 Recovery Console
 
Old 04-25-2006, 07:46 PM   #14
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how to uninstal linux

How can I uninstall gentoo linux for dummies???
I really mean the dummies part, I am completely unfamiliar with linux and I have windows XP and linux on the computer. So if anyone could PLEASE help me.. thanks
 
  


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