Fwd: How to remove GRUB

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 04:26:55 UTC 2012

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 9:16 PM, Steve Grace <sgrace at pobox.com> wrote:
> 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.

If I still had the CD, I'd try that.

Kevin O'Gorman, PhD

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