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How do I completely remove Ubuntu/Grub and replace it with the Windows 7 bootloader? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu successfully by using acpi=off and nolapic. When I booted into the installed operating system, all that the screen showed was several multi colored bars (This must have been my 10,...
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I need to remove grub and get windows boot loader back [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 17.04 on a 128gb USB drive. I followed an online tutorial to ensure that everything was installed on the USB drive and nothing on my laptop HDD. Well, somehow grub was installed ...
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GRUB booting even though I have Ubuntu uninstalled [duplicate]

A while ago, I'd say 2 or 3 years ago, I didn't have a Windows 7 License, so I decided to install Ubuntu, because I'd always wanted to try Linux, and because it was free. I decided it wasn't my cup of ...
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I have Ubuntu and Windows 10 installed on 2 different drives. How do I remove Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I found an old SSD and decided to use it for Ubuntu on my desktop where I only had Windows 10. I installed it and everything worked fine (dual booting, that is). Turns out that the reason the SSD was ...
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1answer
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Receiving Grub message without ever installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to Ubuntu. I keep procrastinating on learning, sorry I'm digressing. My Windows 7 HD failed. I booted into Ubuntu 16.4 and retrieved my important files. I ...
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How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on?

I have absolutely no experience with Linux, and I desperately need to get my computer back up and running again with Windows. How do I remove Ubuntu and reinstall Windows? Editor's note: many of the ...
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How do I remove “Ubuntu” in the bios boot menu? (UEFI)

See this ubuntu appears in BIOS menu (UEFI) I have this on my Lenovo s205 too. Is there some way to remove "ubuntu" from the menu? I don't even have it installed anymore.
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How to totally remove ubuntu from boot menu after Windows dual boot

I dual booted windows 10 and ubuntu. Now, I don't want the Ubuntu. So I deleted the ubuntu partitions. Next, I used the Windows recovery drive to run bootrec.exe /fixmbr in cmd.So If I power my pc now,...
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Boot Ubuntu from external drive [duplicate]

I have been trying for a week to install (not live cd) Ubuntu on an external drive. I am totally new to Linux and would love to try it out. That's why I want to install it on an external drive and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Windows 10, fail to boot (UEFI) after motherboard changed

I have a system that dual boots Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04, UEFI. I recently changed the motherboard, and now the system will not boot from the hard drive. During bootup, the following error ...
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PC Stuck on GRUB screen

So basically I had Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a dual boot using grub. I decided I didn't want ubuntu any more so I deleted the Linux hard drive partitions out of my disk manger on ...
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Removing GRUB2 from Dual Boot [closed]

I have dual booted Windows 10 along with Ubuntu. It is an efi system. Now, I want to remove Ubuntu. Firstly, I removed the partition then I tried to remove grub by using Windows installation disk. ...
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remove Ubuntu from dual-boot system

I had Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 on the same drive. I wanted to remove Ubuntu so I did following steps: go to disk manager and remove two Ubuntu partitions and add free space to windows partition. ...
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1answer
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How can I remove Ubuntu from a dual boot system? [duplicate]

I have two OSes installed, Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 7. Now I want to remove Ubuntu from my system. How can I remove Ubuntu and keep Windows?
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Unable to Replace GRUB Bootloader with Windows 10 Bootloader from Windows 10 installation USB [duplicate]

I had Kali Linux, Ubuntu, and Windows 7 installed alongside each other with a GRUB bootloader to boot into each, until I upgraded to Windows 10. I expected that would overwrite the bootloader, but it ...

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