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2answers
37 views

how to delete windows?

I realize this question must have been put before and there is answers lying about. I didn't manage to find them. I hope some kind soul will show me where to look. How can every freaking aspect of ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How do I remove Ubuntu completely and install Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Computer. I completely deleted my Windows 7 (which I had previously installed). Now I have changed my mind and I wish to install Windows 7 again and I am having ...
-1
votes
1answer
37 views

How to remove default installed Windows 8.1 and replace with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've just bought a new computer with default installed Windows 8.1 and i absolutely hate it. I've been using Ubuntu before, but it was totally different for me, because i installed it on an empty ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Need help getting on windows and uninstalling ubuntu [duplicate]

Im using a Hp pavilion dm1 and I installed ubuntu using a usb stick because my laptop doesnt have a disk drive, I installed ubuntu on a new partition and chose to copy my files to it when installing. ...
0
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3answers
29 views

Completely remove windows 7 ult x64 w/o live CD?

Finally I want to ditch windows completely but after googling I found that to remove win7 from dual boot I've to use live cd/usb, But I don't want to download 700MB+ again. Is there is any other way?
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Problem unistalling ubuntu 13.10 from bootloader(windows 8) [closed]

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my usb. Then I formatted the usb with ubuntu 13.10, but now how to remove the ubuntu from boot loader on windows 8. I was trying to install ubuntu 14.10 on my hard disk ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Delete Ubuntu from dual boot Windows 8.1 in GPT disk [duplicate]

I'm using Windows dual booting with Ubuntu. I have uninstalled, and at that time my disk was formated as MBR. After deleting all partitions of Ubuntu I choose to rebuild the MBR in my disk. That way ...
0
votes
1answer
43 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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votes
1answer
62 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

HP recovery discs to re-install Windows 8 and remove Ubuntu? [closed]

So I really need to go back to Windows 8 because I cant play any of my steam games and so on. Can I use my HP recovery discs to Factory Reset (Erase Hard Drive) and will it re-install windows and ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Windows 8 and Ubuntu OS installation possible on the same computer?

I have a simple question: "If I install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 8 PC and lets say I need/want to go back to Windows 8, could I use recovery discs to remove Ubuntu and simply reinstall Windows"? ...
0
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2answers
129 views

Trying to remove Windows XP OS without DVD drive nor USB booting ability

I have an old laptop (HP DV4000) with dual booting (Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP). I would like to get ride of the Windows OS but my problem is that all the tutorials I saw, are requiring to boot from ...
0
votes
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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Removing Ubuntu Cleanly [duplicate]

I want to uninstall ubuntu and revert to booting straight to windows. my PC won't let me restore to factory settings but i no longer want ubuntu on my laptop. I do have a recovery partition on my ...
1
vote
0answers
38 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
votes
2answers
171 views

Delete Ubuntu & allocate space back to Windows?

So after fighting with Ubuntu, Microsoft Windows and UEFI for far too long, my patience has finally run out... I have been unable to get everything working properly, and thus the kids exclusively use ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Removing windows from the same partition as ubuntu [duplicate]

Okay so i installed ubuntu with Wubi, and now ubuntu and windows vista is on the same partition?? I want to remove windows from the partition, or create a new partition and put ubuntu there and remove ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

partitions not do delete when erasing windows

After using linux for a while I decided to get rid of win7 using brute-force. I choosed to simply erase the windows partitions. Unfortunately I am a bit surprised by the amount of unknown partitions ...
0
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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 ...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

How to unistall Ubuntu?

I have a Gateway laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I want to revert back to Windows. I didn't do the dual boot option, just to let you know. Can anyone help me out?
0
votes
2answers
496 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
200 views

How do I uninstall Windows XP from my NTFS if I have Ubuntu installed there as well [duplicate]

Hello I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows XP, Now that I never use Windows XP and I have almost no space for Ubuntu (I literally only have 136mb left) I would like to uninstall it from my NTFS ...
0
votes
0answers
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 ...
0
votes
3answers
131 views

Will Ubuntu 13.04 remove Windows? [duplicate]

On Download Menu it says Download Ubuntu desktop and replace your current operating system whether it’s Windows or Mac OS or run Ubuntu alongside it. So I was wondering if it means that Ubuntu will ...
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votes
2answers
113 views

Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and reinstall windows 8

I bought an Hp computer a few weeks ago second hand and it has ubuntu 12.04 installed onto it. The guy i bought it off gave me the installation cd he used to put it on the computer but i really dont ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Just installed Unbunto via Windows XP and cant log in

I have an eePC 904 with Windows XP. Today I downloaded the Windows installer and it worked just fine. When I came to log in, it tells me my login and password are wrong...its asking for the "root" ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Uninstall Windows [duplicate]

I have a question about removing windows. I installed Ubuntu from the windows desktop because the live cd did not work. How can I delete Windows without removing Ubuntu?
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 over Windows. Youtube video showing problem

The installation walk-through on Ubuntu website shows several windows giving the user options/preferences in the installation.(http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support) ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

Uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04.2 or expanding its partition [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu dual-booted on my windows 7 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 via the windows installer and I only allocated 18GB for its partition. I still want to use Ubuntu but I want it ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Installed it wrong and cannot uninstall ubuntu

I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8 but dual boot isn't working. It doesn't appear in control pannel to simply uninstall. I have 2 HDD and there are 20GB on the second one (first one is for ...
2
votes
2answers
88 views

getting rid of preinstalled software

I want to use my old netbook for a few very simple purposes, mainly accounting - spreadsheet documents and going online to get numbers. I have another computer for gaming, movies and all other bell ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04, Install Windows 7 (legal copy) [duplicate]

Alright so I bought my laptop, and I didn't realize that It had Ubuntu on it. Honestly I've been having a hard time with this OS. Always looking for tutos and stuff.. So I decided to Dualboot with ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

If I uninstall Windows will Ubuntu be uninstalled?

I have a problem with my Windows XP SP3, it shows blue screen in normal mode and in safe mode (both). So, I decided to uninstall Windows XP SP3 and re-install again. But I am confused. Will it ...
1
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3answers
397 views

i want to remove windows 8 and windows 7 from my triple boot with ubuntu 12.04

Right now in my bootloader i have 3 OS namely ubuntu 12.04 , windows 7 and windows 8 . i have a virus in my pc and so windows 7 and 8 dont work. i want only ubuntu 12.04 on my pc right now and then ...
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votes
1answer
784 views

How to install windows 8, on a computer completely running ubuntu? [closed]

I tried booting from the dvd to install windows 8, but unfortunately I can only install windows 8 on an ntfs hdd. So i got GParted, but I can't create a new partition. I was thinking I could hook up ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can't uninstall Ubuntu WUBI after upgrading Windows to Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu via Wubi on Windows 7, and I upgraded my laptop to Windows 8. The dual boot option and Ubuntu work fine, but I cannot uninstall it; it does not appear in the programs.
0
votes
1answer
390 views

How to switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 installed on C drive and installed Ubuntu on D drive. When I start the laptop, it starts with Ubuntu. I want to switch back to Windows 7. I don't want to lose any data on Windows 7. ...
1
vote
2answers
133 views

How can I remove Windows? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi using a pen drive as a data file (I just copied wubi and ubuntu iso) and it works pretty fine. I tried many times to simply click on the iso and install, also ...
-1
votes
2answers
45 views

Using files from Windows on Ubuntu when using Windows installer

I just installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. I did so onto my main hard drive. I want to find and use programs that were installed on my windows before I installed Ubuntu. How do I do this? ...
1
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2answers
3k views

How do I uninstall Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I run Windows 7. Created a 90GB partition with 4GB swap memory to install Ubuntu 12.10 on. I've decided not to bother with Ubuntu, at least for now on this computer. Do I simply just delete the 2 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Removing Ubuntu 12.10 and back to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop that came standard with Windows 7. I figured I'd give Ubuntu a try but now I'm finding that I prefer Windows. I was unaware that I could have Ubuntu as ...
0
votes
1answer
429 views

How do I delete Ubuntu installed with Windows system dual-boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows XP on a different partition and I want to delete Ubuntu while retaining the ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

how to remove ubuntu without keyboard, mouse, and cd drive [closed]

is there anyway i can remove ubuntu without a keyboard nor mouse(I can use my mouse and keyboard in windows), and no cd drive. I could delete the ubuntu partition in windows but if i do so how can i ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How can I uninstall Ubuntu 12.10 if I installed it with the Windows installer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 but I want to know before how can I uninstall it and return only to windows and don't have Ubuntu and ...
0
votes
1answer
979 views

Changing ubuntu to windows xp on netbook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows XP from Ubuntu via USB How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have a problem, because lately I installed ubuntu on my netbook and I ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Uninstall Ubuntu and bring back Windows 7 [duplicate]

I accidently installed Ubuntu 12.10 using the option "LVM" although i've not selected erase disk and fresh install. Now my systems boots direclt into Ubuntu and I'm unable to see my Windows files on ...
0
votes
2answers
555 views

Uninstalling Ubuntu dual-boot bootrec issues

So on my laptop I am currently planning on uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04 so I can upgrade my Windows 7 partition to Windows 8, then install Ubuntu 12.10. My issue being that when I boot the Windows 7 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Do I need to uninstall Ubuntu after fresh Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Ubuntu boot option created by Wubi? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using Wubi. For reasons I won't elaborate here, I had to reinstall ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

How do I remove Ubuntu without losing any data from the HDD?

I've installed the newest version of Ubuntu but now I want to get back to my windows but when I reach the screen with Windows Boot Manager, like this... (This is a screenshot from the installation ...
0
votes
3answers
458 views

NTFS for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I want to install Windows to my computer. However, Windows needs NTFS -filesystem for hard disk. I want to replace Ubuntu ...