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Old 02-28-2008, 08:01 PM   #1
bamfsnyder
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Linux Removal


Ok, im just not cut out to run linux. I need to remove, but i dont have a boot cd so i can just remove the linux partition and keep my windows partition. can anyone help me please!?!?!


All i want to do is delete my linux partition.
 
Old 02-28-2008, 08:12 PM   #2
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Do you have a windows recovery cd? Boot into recovery mode and run fixmbr to restore the windows bootloader to the MBR. Then use windows tools to reformat the Linux partition for NTFS. Or, delete the partition, then resize the existing windows partition to take up the free space.
 
Old 02-28-2008, 08:16 PM   #3
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Is there anyway to do it without a windows recovery cd????
 
Old 02-28-2008, 08:26 PM   #4
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If you have a Linux bootloader in the MBR, you will need some way to restore a windows bootloader to the MBR. Do some google research. I beleive there is a bootable cd of some kind that can be used to restore a windows bootloader to the MBR. I haven't used windows in several years now, so my information is a bit outdated.
 
Old 02-28-2008, 09:01 PM   #5
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Is there anyway to do it without a windows recovery cd????
Can you boot to windows through the linux bootloader? If so, you there should be a way to run
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fixmbr
from within Windows.

Also, for certain bootloader setups, you might be able to leave the linux boot partition intact while you scrap the linux root partition.
 
  


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