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How to uninstall linux in dual boot installed with windows xp

How to uninstall linux in dual boot installed with windows xp

I have Windows XP installed in dualboot with Ubuntu, how can i remove the ubuntu installation and go back to only XP

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Guest [Entry]

"If you've installed Ubuntu Linux from within Windows using Wubi, you can just remove ""Ubuntu"" from Add/Remove Programs.

However, if your linux installation is on a different hard disk partition, you need to 1. use a partitioning software to remove the linux partition(s), and 2. restore the Windows boot loader.

Windows has Disk Manager somewhere in the Control Panel to remove partitions.
At least with Windows XP, you can restore the Windows boot loader by running the command fdisk /mbr, or from a Rescue CD with the commands fixboot and fixmbr.

Note that the linux boot loader depends on the linux parition, so if you remove the linux partition without touching the boot loader, you won't be able to boot your computer without a rescue CD."