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    How to uninstall Linux?

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    by no1u ·

    I am relativley new to linux so i would like to know how do i uninstall Linux if i want to go back to using windows? (i have not partitioned my drive it is solely dedicated to linux)

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    • #3569539

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by cybergod ·

      In reply to How to uninstall Linux?

      One method is to start your PC from a windows system diskette, and use fdisk to delete the linux partition and create the fat32 partition. Then format and install windows or whatever you want.

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        How to uninstall Linux?

        by no1u ·

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    • #3545696

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by shadoglare ·

      In reply to How to uninstall Linux?

      Side note, you may also have to run fdisk /mbr if your Linux boot loader has installed on the boot partition.

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        How to uninstall Linux?

        by no1u ·

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    • #3545516

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by dpalsen ·

      In reply to How to uninstall Linux?

      I’ve had problems with Windows fdisk recognizing a Linux partition, so you may want to make a linux bootdisk and copy the linux version of fdisk to a separate floppy.

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        How to uninstall Linux?

        by no1u ·

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    • #3548546

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by key ·

      In reply to How to uninstall Linux?

      You can “reinstall” the Linux as usual; however, after “re-assigning” (deleting) the directories, such as root, swap, …, do not proceed the installation, just reboot the computer with the windows setup disk!

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        How to uninstall Linux?

        by no1u ·

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    • #3548843

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by eqwatz@customerselects.com ·

      In reply to How to uninstall Linux?

      If you have an older motherboard, you might
      have a problem if you installed SuSe. A
      REAL problem. There is a bios “issue”.
      Dos will not boot from floppy and it will
      ignore any thing but SuSe. I didn’t write
      it down unfortunately, but you have to
      contact SuSe and have them tell you how to
      use their install disk to remove the
      partions and kill it. Then partion majic
      had to be used to re-write the mbr. Normal
      stuff I tried did not work. After all that,
      I up-dated the bios on myAsus p2b mb and
      all is well.

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        How to uninstall Linux?

        by no1u ·

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    • #3574483

      How to uninstall Linux?

      by no1u ·

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