[Ubuntu-SG] Help un-install Ubuntu 7.04 for temporary

Marthen LT marthenlt at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 11:57:52 BST 2007


Dear Billy & Kerwin,

Thank you guyz.
I really appreciate your help.


Regards,
Marthen


On 8/14/07, Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint <billy at ubuntu.sg> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 11:08 +0800, Kerwin Khu wrote:
> > Hi Marthen,
> >
> > On 8/13/07, Marthen LT <marthenlt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Please help me, how to un-install Ubuntu 7.04 from my computer (due to
> > > some very urgent thing) who have dual boot Windows XP Professional and
> > > Ubuntu 7.04
> > >
> > > For your info, I create a partition to store Ubuntu's linuxswap &
> > > /ext3 (root "/").
> > >
> > > I wonder also, is it possible to remove the ubuntu boot loader, so
> > > during machine start up no more prompting to select which operating
> > > system will be load?
> > >
> > > If you guys have an url or article for my referrence, i will be gratefull.
> > >
> >
> > A quick google search turned up this page:
> > http://www.users.bigpond.net.au/hermanzone/p18.htm#If_you_are_about_to_uninstall_Ubuntu
> >
> > Basically it's a 2-step process
> > 1) Restore the Windows bootloader. You can do that with Windows XP
> > install disk (Recovery Console -> then "fdisk /mbr")
> > 2) Delete the Ubuntu partitions ( / and swap ). These will be unusable
> > in Windows unless you format them to something else (FAT32 or NTFS).
>
> Just to add a small note , instead of fdisk , there is also a command
> called "fixmbr" in the recovery console. As usual , google helps with
> these links.
>
> 1) http://askbobrankin.com/fix_mbr.html
>
> Cheers!!
> billy
>
> >
> > Details in the link.
> >
> > Hopefully you will want to try Ubuntu again some time soon.
> >
> > When I was doing my search, I came upon a number of people who seem to
> > have trashed their PC's while trying to uninstall Ubuntu ... as a
> > result of which they now have a bad impression of Ubuntu. That can't
> > be a good thing.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kerwin
> >
>
>



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