I have installed Ubuntu 9.10 via a disk onto a Windows XP computer.

Windows is in the first partition. I later installed Ubntu 12.10 via Wubi

When the compuuter boots I pick from Ubuntu or Windows on SDA1.

When I boot Windows my Wubi (12.10) option shows up asking me if I want to use Ubuntu 12.10 or Windows.

I am wondering how I remove Ubuntu 9.10 from the computer but keep 12.10(Wubi) while using Windows XP.

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    Is 9.10 on it's own partition? – Seth Jul 1 '13 at 23:52
  • Please provide more detail so we can understand your question: what is the partition setup and where are each of the 3 OSs you mention installed? Specifically, did you use WUBI to install 9.10 and 12.10 within Windows, or did you install them separately on their own partitions? – amc Jul 2 '13 at 0:16

If you want to uninstall a Wubi installation, you can do so from within Windows the same way you would uninstall a program from windows. Its somewhere in control panel. Read this for more information

To uninstall a non Wubi installation, try using OS-uninstaller. You need to boot into a live CD or another Ubuntu installation to us it. OS-uninstaller will not be able to detect a Wubi installation and therefore runs no risk of damaging it.

  • I want to uninstall 9.10 which was installed by a disc, not Wubi. – hannahoflane Jul 2 '13 at 0:12
  • OS-uninstaller worked. Thank you! – hannahoflane Jul 2 '13 at 2:41

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