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Windows 7: How do i completely remove Ubuntu and restore with Windows 7?

24 Sep 2011   #1
RichLovell1989

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
How do i completely remove Ubuntu and restore with Windows 7?

So i done a full installation of ubuntu, its been good but i want to go back to windows 7 but i cant find out how to remove my full Ubuntu installation to restore using my Windows 7 Op system disc... help?


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24 Sep 2011   #2
flemur13013

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I did that two days ago! (I love Linux itself, but the applications suck).

If you're going to use the entire disk, just run the Windows installer and let it delete/format the partitions that Ubuntu is on, and Ubuntu will be gone.

"to restore using my Windows 7" ? The above assumes you're doing a full install - or are you restoring a previous install, or just restoring W7 as in a full install?
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24 Sep 2011   #3
RichLovell1989

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by flemur13013 View Post
I did that two days ago! (I love Linux itself, but the applications suck).

If you're going to use the entire disk, just run the Windows installer and let it delete/format the partitions that Ubuntu is on, and Ubuntu will be gone.

I tried something that shown 2 partitions and a message saying something like "windows can not do something" of either partition
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24 Sep 2011   #4
RichLovell1989

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by flemur13013 View Post
"to restore using my Windows 7" ? The above assumes you're doing a full install - or are you restoring a previous install, or just restoring W7 as in a full install?
I will to do a full restore to windows 7 as my laptop has no previous restall point of images
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28 Sep 2011   #5
flemur13013

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

If the Windows installer can't handle the (ext3 or ext4) Ubuntu partitions (your error message?) - which it *should* be able to do, boot the Ubuntu install CD and delete those partitions with "gparted" (if command line you might need "sudo gparted"), which is under the Administration menu (IIRC).
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28 Sep 2011   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

To Remove Linux take look at this post:
Error 0xc0000225 on boot
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