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I had both Linux and XP on my laptop and when i start my computer the GRUB loader alowed me to dual boot. But i didnt really need linux anymore ...
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    Unhappy After Deleting Linux from XP, i get Error from GRUB


    I had both Linux and XP on my laptop
    and when i start my computer the GRUB loader alowed me to dual boot.
    But i didnt really need linux anymore so i deleted the linux partition ON xp using the Computer Management tool.
    but when i restart my computer, my computer still goes to the grub loader and gives me "Error 17"
    so basically i turn on my laptop, then it goes to the vaio screen then right after it says
    GRUB Loading stage1.5.

    GRUB loading, please wait...
    Error 17.

    I tried pressing all the buttons but i guess im stuck here. Can't go to xp. Please help me!!!

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    Hi !

    Welcome to the LinuxForums.

    boot up from Windows Installation CD, select repair and execute fixmbr. this command will remove GRUB and Windows will be boot up on reboot.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    I am not sure wheather the laptop came with a CD or not. i can't find it. so my question is, is it ok to use any XP cd?

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    yes, you can use any XP CD.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    i finally found a XP cd and it worked
    thank you so much!!!

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