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I've tried doing the /fixboot and /fixmbr commands in command from a windows recovery disc but grub is still present upon boot up. I'm currently dual booting windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 and my laptop did ship with UEFI. How can I restore the default bootloader for windows and remove grub and Ubuntu entirely?

Edit: EasyBCD displays the path to where the bootloaders are located including grub:

Entry #1 Name: ubuntu BCD ID: {ec848a5b-8949-11e3-944c-806e6f6e6963} Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Bootloader Path: \EFI\ubuntu\shimx64.efi

Entry #2 Name: ubuntu BCD ID: {ec848a5c-8949-11e3-944c-806e6f6e6963} Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Bootloader Path: EFI\Ubuntu\grubx64.efi

Entry #3 Name: Windows 8 BCD ID: {current} Drive: C:\ Bootloader Path: \Windows\system32\winload.efi

Would deleting the grub files in EFI/Ubuntu/ remove grub and load the windows bootloader by default?

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Format the partitions that Ubuntu uses and its fixed i think. –  GeoMint May 3 '14 at 21:36
So grub is installed on the Ubuntu partitions? not the Windows boot partition? –  mrolive May 3 '14 at 21:40

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