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Reinstallation troubles

I currently have ubuntu 14.04 and mainly use windows 7. I don't know what partitioning is and I don't know how ubuntu was originally installed on my computer. All I know is that the 14.04 is very ...
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HOW TO uninstall ubuntu safely [duplicate]

I currently have Windows 8, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 (on my Dell Inspiron 14z pre-installed Windows 8 with Secure Boot nand UEFI mode). I had installed 12.04 LTS as a requirement for a project ...
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Issue regarding Swap in Ubuntu 14.04

As on my way of Ubuntu Installation, I have encountered an issue regarding swap area. I have selected the root area and i was trying to install Ubuntu on my Windows Disk partition everything was ...
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hidden ubuntu in my C drive which does not show or boot [on hold]

I had windows 7 and windows 8 installed on my 32 bit computer. I installed ubuntu 9.1 using bootable CD side by side to my windows 7 in C drive. It was installed and asked for restart. When I ...
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Removing Ubuntu 14.04 without disc drive [duplicate]

I was having issues with Windows 8 a while back so i installed Ubuntu 14.04 but now i cant figure out how to get back to Windows 8. I have no disc drive but i have the code for windows 8 that came on ...
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0answers
54 views

Problems uninstalling Ubuntu/Grub on a Windows 8 Laptop

I have tried to uninstall Ubuntu on my dual-booted Windows 8 laptop and seem to be having issues with removing the GRUB startup thing. When it starts up, the GRUB "menu" just says, "GNU GRUB version ...
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0answers
75 views

Uninstall Ubuntu 14.04 WITHOUT Recovery Disk/USB - HELP NEEDED URGENTLY! [duplicate]

I am dual booting Windows 8 & Ubuntu and I want to safely uninstall Ubuntu from Windows 8. 2 Questions 1) How do I safely uninstall Ubuntu from Windows 8 without a recovery disk/USB?: Can I not ...
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1answer
44 views

Uninstall Ubuntu 14.04 x64 that runs with Win8 and Ubuntux86

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my system that already have Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit installed. I want to uninstall the 64 bit version now. How can I do that?
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1answer
45 views

Lubuntu installation problem

I installed lubuntu alongside with windows 7. I cleared some space for it in a separate partition and it automatically took tat space and installed. But the problem is that the lubuntu does not have ...
2
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0answers
54 views

How can I remove Ubuntu record from my boot list?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an external USB3.0 drive. I selected sdb (the usb stick) as grub point and created a new ext4 partition as root on sdb1. Everything went very well and I could either ...
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1answer
40 views

Can't boot windows anymore?

Installed xubuntu, restart computer, and it instantly boots up into xubuntu, when usually I have the choice of booting into windows as well as an old installation of ubuntu I downloaded a long time ...
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1answer
55 views

Install dual-boot Win7 alongside existing Ubuntu install

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop and I would like to install Windows 7 home premium without uninstalling Ubuntu. If this is not possible, is it possible to do a full backup to an iso ...
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2answers
2k views

How to uninstall ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with windows 8.1 and want to know as to if ever in future if i need to remove Ubuntu . how will i do that? please help.
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252 views

I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows Xp, How do i remove Lubuntu without harming XP

When I installed Lubuntu I didn't even think about it installing on the same partition as Windows XP. How do I uninstall Lubuntu without harming the windows xp OS or any of the documents and stuff?
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0answers
39 views

How to Definitely remove OSX after successful Dualboot

I've been running OSX 10.6.8 and Ubuntu-Studio 12.04 on my Macbookpro 5'5 for a couple of weeks now.I barely do anything on OSX anymore so I see no reason to keep using disk space for it. So now I ...
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2answers
66 views

Reinstalling windows while having linux (ubuntu)

I have installed windows XP and then decided to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu is now set as default OS (it automatically loads Ubuntu). My question is how can I reinstall Windows XP without removing ...
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0answers
13 views

I updated from 13.04 to 13.10, and now Ubuntu won't boot at all

I think something must have gone wrong with the update process from 13.04 to 13.10, as I now have duplicate entries for each option in my boot menu when I turn on my computer. When I attempt to boot ...
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1answer
109 views

How to unistall 13.10 on a dual boot XP machine [duplicate]

I am new to Linux in general. As I am sure is the case with many of the new converts, I have an old XP machine that is getting slow and about to be unsupported so I decided to test the waters. I ...
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0answers
36 views

I want to reinstall my Ubuntu, and I want to delete my partitions but I don't know if there were any recovery partitions installed

So, I installed Ubuntu and I have the problem of "Running on low graphics mode". I've tried every advice to fix this, but none of them seem to work. I want to reinstall Ubuntu, as I think I may have ...
0
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1answer
60 views

OS-Uninstaller saying I will need to update my bootloader?

I am following these instructions to remove Ubuntu 13.10 from my system: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OS-Uninstaller But when I run os-uninstaller instead of just saying it will remove the ...
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4answers
456 views

Uninstall a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace it with dual boot of Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 13.10

My Dell Inspiron 15 came with a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want to remove that and replace it with Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) and Unbuntu 13.10. I have created two bootable USB sticks for both of ...
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1answer
638 views

How to install fresh ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit over 12.04 LTS 32 bit in dual boot alongside vista 64 bit on seperate disc partitions

I currently have Vista 64 bit and ubuntu 32 bit on two seperate disc partitions.I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as i had mistakenly installed the 32 bit 12.04 a little while ...
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1answer
37 views

Uninstall Old Fedora OS and Install Ubuntu along side Win 7

I have installed Fedora alongside Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I have decided to uninstall the Fedora and I want to use Ubuntu instead. I wish to keep Win 7 and its data (NTFS drives). Please guide me how ...
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0answers
37 views

Uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04

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 ...
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2answers
79 views

How to repair Ubuntu bootloader?

I installed grub2 to dual boot another OS alongside my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but decided against it at the last second. So I just did sudo apt-get purge grub, and it said it had purged all grub files, so ...
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1answer
64 views

I want to uninstall ubuntu but my mac reads my Live USB as if it was the linux partition not the installer?

So I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu Linux from my mac. I am trying to use the Live USB to go into the gparted app to delete the linux partitions. Although, something strange is happening. When my ...
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0answers
37 views

Uninstalled through the Windows 8 'Programs and Features' but Ubuntu

I've recently uninstalled Ubuntu desktop 12.04 that I had downloaded. I uninstalled it through the Programs and Features of Windows 8. One problem I forgot to manage was that Ubuntu had created ...
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1answer
104 views

How do I safely remove Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a dual-boot with Windows 8?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS yesterday, and ran into a few problems (Windows not booting..) However, I think I fixed that by booting windows 8 in 'UEFI recovery' (or something like that) - there is no ...
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0answers
21 views

Issue with Lubuntu. Uninstall Lubunto. Install Windows XP [duplicate]

I recently formatted my father's old laptop and installed Lubuntu. He didn't like it and asked me to install Windows XP. However, I can't seem to boot from the Windows XP CD. The laptop just boots in ...
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0answers
53 views

WANT TO DELETE UBUNTU [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu, using the CD that I had to make to boot up the computer. I'm sure I told it to run alongside Windows 7,, but I don't think that happened. Now I can't find Windows ...
0
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1answer
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how to uninstall Ubuntu 13.04 keeping my Ubuntu 12.04 installation.

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and have a dual system with Win7. Recently I also installed Ubuntu 13.04 so I have Grub giving me the choice of "Ubuntu" (13.04), Win7 and "Ubuntu 12.04". I want to uninstall ...
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0answers
137 views

Dual-boot win7/Ubuntu uninstall-reinstall

A bit more than two years ago I installed a modified version of Ubuntu which was supposed to save the windows mbr automatically. This worked fine but it seems that the Ubuntu distribution wasn't 100% ...
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1answer
91 views

How do I remove Windows Vista off my Ubuntu laptop? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a dual boot and I no longer want Windows Vista on my laptop. What is the easiest way to remove Vista from Ubuntu?
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1answer
113 views

Uninstall Ubuntu from windows dual boot

I've dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my computer and I'm having trouble uninstalling Ubuntu. I don't remember how I installed it but I've ruled some things out. Most tutorials tell me to delete ...
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1answer
19 views

uninstall wubi from a bad drive

I used wubi to install Ubuntu on its own hard drive. That drive seems to have died and I can no longer boot to Ubuntu. I tried to uninstall Ubuntu from the control panel in Windows 7 and received the ...
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2answers
462 views

How to get rid of 'grub rescue'? [duplicate]

While logged into Windows, I deleted a disk partition which was containing Ubuntu. When I restarted my pc, it is showing 'grub rescue' command prompt. How to boot windows now? I no longer require ...
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2answers
64 views

A rather long question about installation/uninstall

Ok so here's the deal guys, last week I decided I want to install Ubunutu again because I really missed it. (Last time I had an ubunutu was 7.somehting) I downloaded 12.04 and isntalled it via ...
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255 views

How to completely remove Ubuntu and put Windows back? [duplicate]

I don't need Ubuntu now. It is listed as my default OS. I mean the grub was the ubuntu one. I have Windows 7 in my laptop. I would like to retain it. How to do it? It doesn't recognise Back up CD. Is ...
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210 views

Unistalling Ubuntu with pre installed WIndows 8 dual boot using Windows 8.1 update?

I want to delete Ubuntu, but I have dual booted with pre installed Windows 8. I have been told that I need a Windows boot disk in order to do this. However, with the new Windows 8.1 update, is there ...
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3answers
59 views

Why do I have the Ubuntu OS although I uninstalled it?

When booting my PC with Windows 8 as my main OS, my Computer shows me two Operating Systems to boot either I uninstalled Ubuntu. I also can´t uninstall Ubuntu anymore and if I install a new Ubuntu ...
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1answer
1k views

how to uninstall Linux dual boot with Windows? [closed]

I installed Kali Linux (Debian distro) dual boot with Windows 7 but there were some damages with the ISO file i downloaded so Kali didn't install correctly, please how do I uninstall Kali dual boot ...
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0answers
134 views

Removing Ubuntu, Please Help

I had the wubi.exe in my 16gb usb drive. When attempting to install it, I mistakenly selected my USB drive as my installation drive. After installing, I formatted my USB drive, meaning the uninstaller ...
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2answers
938 views

Once ubuntu is installed, can I still update other operating systems?

Right now, I am a newbie almost ready to install ubuntu alongside windows 8 on my laptop soon, and have gone through most of the things I need to plan. Lately, I noticed that Microsoft is preparing ...
2
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2answers
14k views

How to uninstall ubuntu and grub from pre-installed windows 8?

I am about to install ubuntu to dual-boot on my pre-installed windows 8 laptop. Before I do, I really need to know how to uninstall ubuntu safely if I don't like it, or if I have to for some reason. ...
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2answers
124 views

how to get rid of dual booting and only use ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu from Wubi and it automatically made it dual boot but I want it to only boot from Ubuntu. I have not tried anything yet because I don't want to ruin my computer.
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1answer
78 views

How do I make sure my partition returned to my primary OS after uninstalling Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu (On a new computer that came with Windows 8) so I would have a system running Unix for my school assignments. I installed it using wubi.exe (this one: ...
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1answer
1k views

How to do a fresh re-installation of Ubuntu safely on dual boot?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 installed on different partitions. I want to do a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 when it comes out. But for that I would have to remove Ubuntu 13.04. I want to ...
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1answer
300 views

How to properly uninstall Ubuntu from dual boot? [duplicate]

Is there any other way than this Uninstalling Ubuntu from dual boot / Change bootloader ? Don't have a windows 7 disk and my laptop won't go to recovery mode since the keys are broke on the laptop. ...
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0answers
101 views

Latest version of Ubuntu dual boot with Windows 7 - boot issues for Windows 7

I have tried the idea of changing the boot script but the ntldr command was not found. The error is "unknown command 'ntldr'". Before this change the error was "invalid EFI file path". The initial ...
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Completely remove Ubuntu and partitions from Mac OS X Lion [duplicate]

I couldn't make the WiFi work on Ubuntu 12 after installing alongside OS X for a try. I tried everything and nothing worked, now I'd like to completely remove it since it's too complicated, is it safe ...