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Old 03-09-2004, 12:52 AM   #1
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Post Move from GRUB to XP

First of all, no I'm not going to the dark side, I'm getting a new desktop exclusively for Linux.....

I have a multi-boot system right now with WinXP and Suse. GRUB is the bootloader that I use to multi-boot. Now I want to make this a single-boot winxp machine and recover the ext3 partition. The question is how do I safely remove GRUB and use the XP's bootloader?

Old 03-09-2004, 01:24 AM   #2
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found the answer....for reference.....

In Windows XP, you can uninstall GRUB as follows:

Boot from the Windows XP CD and press the "R" key during the setup in order to start the Recovery Console. Select your Windows XP installation from the list and enter the administrator password. At the input prompt, enter the command "FIXMBR" and confirm the query with "y". The MBR will be rewritten and GRUB will be uninstalled. Press "exit" to reboot the computer.


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