View Full Version : [ubuntu] Need help on removing Ubuntu from HDD and dual boot

May 1st, 2008, 07:55 AM
Need help on removing Ubuntu from HDD and dual boot...
Please tell me how do I do it...

May 1st, 2008, 08:05 AM
First, you should download and burn off a Gparted ISO to boot from so you can select your Linux partitions and delete them. You can find the latest ISO available for download here:


Once you have the primary ext3 partition and your swap partition deleted, you should be able to resize your windows NTFS partition back out to fill in the gap.

Next, you will probably want to remove the grub menu. This can be done with a windows recovery CD via the recover console (see the fixboot/fixmbr commands here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058 )

May 1st, 2008, 08:07 AM
Here is a good site about dual booting:

http://apc.simbient.com.au/the_definitive_dualbooting_guide_linux_vista_and_x p_stepbystep.htm

I would just install Windows ( if you want to install this OS) on the whole drive, then make space for ubuntu.

linux phreak
May 1st, 2008, 08:08 AM
Use this link


May 1st, 2008, 08:21 AM

May 1st, 2008, 08:22 AM
but my comp is runnning on windows vista

May 1st, 2008, 08:27 AM
judst boot into windows delete or format the ubuntu partitions
boot from windows XP cd press R for recovery console select 1 for windows partition
just hit enter for the admin password then type fixmbr enter fixboot enter exit enter your machine will now reboot into windows

linux phreak
May 1st, 2008, 08:32 AM
Just google "remove ubuntu" and you will get it.Here is one i got.