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I installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8 in a dual boot set-up but I didn't like it as much as I thought I would and now I would like to remove it. I have read over steps to do this ( restoring MBR and deleteing partitions ) but I don't know if I should take any special steps because I did these to get Ubuntu running:

Disabled fastboot ( via both BIOS and firmware )

Disabled secure boot

Ran boot repair in Ubuntu to get Windows 8 bootable which added a Windows 8 UEFI option in grub.

If someone could point me in the right direction that would be great.

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I recommend going into your BIOS setting and restoring the defaults, because the defaults are typically fine tuned to the preinstalled operating system, in your case Windows 8. –  Sil Feb 1 at 3:48
Thanks, I will try this and see how it goes tomorrow. –  mrolive Feb 1 at 3:57

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