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Old 01-29-2011, 06:13 AM   #1
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ubuntu 10.10 uninstallation from vista dual boot system

How to uninstall ubuntu 10.10 from windows vista dual boot system?
Old 01-29-2011, 12:04 PM   #2
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Well, you can do it manually (removing partitions + resizing Windows' one, then reinstalling Windows' MBR)...

...or you could use this guide which links you to a nice programme (BootIt) that does it for you, and explains how to use the programme to uninstall Ubuntu.

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Did you install via Wubi, or you you boot from the CD and install that way?
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In addition to Snark1994's post you could boot a Windows installation disk, select the recovery console, and run fixmbr and/or fixboot. That will write the Windows boot code into the disk's MBR. This may or may not be available if you only have a factory restore CD from the computer's manufacturer. It is available on a generic Windows installation CD that you would purchase separately.

tacticalbread asks a good question that I hadn't considered. My instructions would not apply if you are running Linux as a Windows application via wubi or something similar.

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