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Windows 7: Deleting Ubuntu 9.04 Partition

13 Aug 2009   #1
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Deleting Ubuntu 9.04 Partition

Ok, for a while now, I've been dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. However, now I just want to have Windows 7 and get rid of Ubuntu. How do I get rid of the partition while making sure Windows 7 will boot up normally? I know you have to go into Disk Management, delete the Ubuntu partitions and then extend the Windows 7 partition so that it takes up the entire hard drive again. After that, with the GRUB boot loader from Ubuntu gone, how do I make sure that Windows 7 will boot normally? I heard you can insert the Windows 7 Installation DVD and choose to repair your computer and then choose Startup Repair. However, could someone please confirm this? I don't want to end up doing a full install of Windows 7 again.


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13 Aug 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

You are going perfect. No issues in your method.
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13 Aug 2009   #3
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I was afraid of this...it didn't work, meaning I can no longer boot into Windows 7. When I try to boot up, it says:

GRUB Loading Stage 1.5

GRUB Loading, Please wait...
ERROR 22

Luckily, I backed up all my files, so I can just do a clean reinstall. I don't like doing Repair Installations.
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13 Aug 2009   #4
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

A startup repair with your 7 disc didn't work? Try it again before you do a clean install

EDIT: My birthday year...Post 1989!
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13 Aug 2009   #5
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I've tried it 5 times I think. It doesn't detect a problem. Even my brother down at Microsoft HQ doesn't know what's happening.
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13 Aug 2009   #6
gamepro127

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Klaw117 View Post
Ok, for a while now, I've been dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. However, now I just want to have Windows 7 and get rid of Ubuntu. How do I get rid of the partition while making sure Windows 7 will boot up normally? I know you have to go into Disk Management, delete the Ubuntu partitions and then extend the Windows 7 partition so that it takes up the entire hard drive again. After that, with the GRUB boot loader from Ubuntu gone, how do I make sure that Windows 7 will boot normally? I heard you can insert the Windows 7 Installation DVD and choose to repair your computer and then choose Startup Repair. However, could someone please confirm this? I don't want to end up doing a full install of Windows 7 again.
Start
Type in MSCONFIG
Go to boot
Click on Ubuntu
Hit delete
then delete ubuntu partition
Extend W7's
Done!
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13 Aug 2009   #7
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gamepro127 View Post
Start
Type in MSCONFIG
Go to boot
Click on Ubuntu
Hit delete
then delete ubuntu partition
Extend W7's
Done!
I can't even boot into Windows 7 anymore, so I can't do this. Besides, I've already deleted and extended the partitions.
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13 Aug 2009   #8
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Where did you have GRUB installed? When I installed Ubuntu on a separate partition I installed GRUB also on that partition not on my primary OS partition and like that I can delete Ubuntu partition anytime without problems.
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13 Aug 2009   #9
Crath

Linux Ubuntu x64
 
 
Upgrading Questions

FDISK it with a dos boot disk?
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13 Aug 2009   #10
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Klaw117 View Post
I can't even boot into Windows 7 anymore, so I can't do this. Besides, I've already deleted and extended the partitions.
boot from your seven disc and choose "repair".otherwise, just do a nice new clean install
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