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Old 12-04-2017, 10:16 PM   #16
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im not 100% but im about positive its not from what i found online to tell its not bc it has the EFI file so i dont think it is.
but yeah id like to keep windows and just get rid of mint.
and this is weird but when i restart my pc it seems to be a diff grub menu its not full screen but when i boot my pc up it is full screen. idk but from what i looked at it don't say grub or grub two at boot up.

and the table given with
/boot partition of at least 500 MB.
Create a /root partition of at least 10 GB
etc..
is that for the customized install?
If you just want to get rid of Mint you can use g-parted Live and delete the Mint partitions.
However if you do that you will loose the Grub bootloader.

Do you have the Windows Recovery disks?

Yes, that is for a customized install.

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Old 12-04-2017, 10:17 PM   #17
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thank you for that link thats the best link and help iv ever found.

hats off to you kind sir
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:39 PM   #18
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Can you boot into Windows?
 
Old 12-06-2017, 02:11 AM   #19
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Code:
/dev/sda1        2048     534527     532480  260M EFI System
/dev/sda2      534528     567295      32768   16M Microsoft reserved
/dev/sda3      567296 3521697791 3521130496  1.7T Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda4  3880099840 3882106879    2007040  980M Windows recovery environment
/dev/sda5  3882106880 3907016703   24909824 11.9G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda6  3675297792 3880099839  204802048 97.7G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda7  3907016704 3907028991      12288    6M Linux swap
/dev/sda8  3521697792 3523794943    2097152    1G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda9  3523794944 3675297791  151502848 72.2G Linux LVM
Here's what you have shuffled into logical disk order:
Code:
/dev/sda1       2048     534527     532480  260M EFI System
/dev/sda2     534528     567295      32768   16M Microsoft reserved
/dev/sda3     567296 3521697791 3521130496  1.7T Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda8 3521697792 3523794943    2097152    1G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda9 3523794944 3675297791  151502848 72.2G Linux LVM
/dev/sda6 3675297792 3880099839  204802048 97.7G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda4 3880099840 3882106879    2007040  980M Windows recovery environment
/dev/sda5 3882106880 3907016703   24909824 11.9G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda7 3907016704 3907028991      12288    6M Linux swap
Based on the logical order and partition types on disk, what I think happened is:
1-Windows was using the whole 2TB disk, divided into contiguous sda1-sda5.
2-Mint shrunk sda6 in order to create sda7 for swap and shrunk sda3 to make room for sda6 for the rest of Mint.
3-Fedora shunk sda3 more, to make room for sda8 as a Linux /boot partition and sda9 for the rest of Fedora, using LVM, and keeping the swap sda7.

In order to be sure, you could boot any rescue media, mount sda8, and inspect it to determine if indeed the kernel and initrd files there, which would be in its / directory, belong to Fedora. Then mount sda6, and inspect to determine if indeed the files there belong to Mint, kernel and initrd in its /boot directory and /etc/fstab showing what it mounts where. If I'm right, you could do a boot repair of Fedora, then running Fedora, the adjacent physical location of sda6 and sda9 would facilitate the use of Fedora's LVM manager to delete sda6 and reallocate the vacated space to enlarge Fedora's LVM on sda9 into one bigger LVM partition, just as if sda6 and Mint had never been installed.
 
  


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