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unistalling ubuntu 6.10/"fixmbr"

Posted by: Administrator on March 06, 2007 03:20 AM
Dual boot with windows xp and ubuntu 6.10, set up using ubuntu's live cd partitioner. For uninstalling ubuntu (or other distros), I thought that after deleting the linux partitions, the xp install disc must be run to "repair" and then "fixmbr". I have tried this and been successful in returning to a windows boot normally. Is this extra "fixmbr" step necessary? Or, without doing this extra "fixmbr" step, could the linux live cd (whether ubuntu, pclinuxos, etc.) then be used to install linux? Thanks for your helpful videos - great for a newbie like myself.

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