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Ok, I've been trying to uninstall Ubuntu, and yes I have searched around. Sadly, I deleted (because of unclear directions I found somewhere) all but one partition. This is the ...
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    [SOLVED] Trying To Uninstall Ubuntu


    Ok, I've been trying to uninstall Ubuntu, and yes I have searched around. Sadly, I deleted (because of unclear directions I found somewhere) all but one partition. This is the Windows partition that I had. (sda1). Anyways, I still think that the Windows partition would work, yet grub is being an a-hole to me. (Spitting out errors, such as 17, 22, 25 and so forth.) Any help? Thanks.


    Note: I did delete all other partitions, so this means Ubuntu is not on my drive. (Though I can simply boot from the disk. :P)

    Edit 2: Basically, I just want to remove grub and have XP and Win7 side-by-side. (Eager to test 7.)

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    Windows 7 is okay, it's basically a slightly better Vista....

    But, if you have your XP disc, just restore your XP boot loader using it.

    Or...install Windows 7 from DVD and it should install the windows boot loader no problem so you that you can access your XP partition
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    Yes, but I'd like to be able to use XP on the system right now, and the Windows 7 iso is on there, so... :P

    I have a manufacturers XP cd.

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    again, just throw in the XP disc and restore the windows boot loader
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    Is there some sort of option for it?

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    Welcome to the forums... boot with the Windows XP installation CD and from the Recovery Console enter the following command:

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    fixmbr
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    Alright. I'll do that. Thanks.

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    Uh, its starts the recovery disk automatically, and goes straight to the recovery console.... I'm guessing thats not good? As in, its starts reinstalling everything.

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    Yeah I have the GRUB error 2d...

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    You can check this Microsoft HowTo for using the Recovery Console:

    Description of the Windows XP Recovery Console for advanced users

    Option 2 is the part you want to follow.
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