Fwd: How to remove GRUB

Steve Grace sgrace at pobox.com
Fri Apr 27 04:16:18 UTC 2012

On 04/26/2012 09:07 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:

> I've got a laptop with serious physical damage.  It kinda still works.
>   I'm planning to sell it for parts on eBay.  It still has Vista, but I
> want to remove all traces of my work in Ubuntu.  If I just wipe the
> Ubuntu partition, GRUB stops working, because the GRUB menu gets
> wiped.
> Thus, I want to remove GRUB, or at least, re-enable MS booting.

I don't know about Vista, but in Windows XP one could boot from the 
Windows CD, select the recovery console, and enter the command FIXMBR.

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