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Old 11-09-2003, 11:57 AM   #1
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uninstall red hat 9 on dual boot system?

same as subject. how can i uninstall red hat 9 from my machine dual booted with xp?
Old 11-09-2003, 12:05 PM   #2
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Use fdisk?

There is no such thing as an uninstallation
procedure, just as there isn't for windows.

Old 11-09-2003, 12:06 PM   #3
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You can use your favorite partition management tool to delete your RH partitions.

Before you do this, you need to make sure you are not using RH's lilo or grub boot managers. If you are, then you should probably be asking a MSWin forum how to create an emergency boot floppy and how to rebuild your MSWin boot record.
Old 11-09-2003, 12:11 PM   #4
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Right, first of all why do you want to uninstall redhat?
if you're quitting why don't you ask for help with whatever the problem is?

Or you could be a student wanting to play a very nasty trick on your linux-using flatmate
If this is the case then you are going to get battered.

---- The Answer ----
well, if you want to have some fun before doing the real work you can make sure all your other partition(s) are unmounted (type "df" and see what is there) and type "rm -rf /"
and then run partition magic and resize ur windoze partition, or run fdisk and make a new one.
And i think you can reinstall the windoze MBR with the recovery tool (you type "fdisk /mbr" i _think_)

Last edited by randomblast; 11-09-2003 at 02:22 PM.
Old 12-22-2003, 03:38 AM   #5
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Hello all,

I did this in the past. You can find some explanations (in french, soory for this) at this address.

Hope this will help.
Good luck


ps: since then, I have reinstalled RedHat 9.0 and I am very happy with it.


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