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Thread: How do you remove Grub

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2010

    How do you remove Grub

    I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 dual-booted on my machine. grub was aautomaticlu installed as the primary loader. Soon i want to nuke my ubuntu partition but i know that will delete grub. Can i remove grub or at least make Windows boot loader default.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Re: How do you remove Grub

    First do this.After that you can remove your ubuntu partition.
    There is no greater religion than a truth.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    SW Forida

    Re: How do you remove Grub

    per meierfra. mbr.bin may cause problems in some cases better to use lilo
    Restore basic windows boot loader - universe enabled from Ubuntu or liveCD
    sudo apt-get install lilo
    sudo lilo -M /dev/sda mbr
    May show error messages about the rest of lilo missing, ignore, we just want MBR

    The windows way is fixMBR or Vista/7 BootRec.exe /fixmbr from windows repair screens.
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