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Windows 7: Uninstall ubuntu, install windows 7

09 Sep 2011   #11
theog

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Try the one time boot menu to boot the DVD.

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10 Sep 2011   #12
gregrocker
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by staticpanda View Post
Wow, how many people here replied without eading his whole post? he said has tried all that and it doesnt work, telling him another button wont help him! im extremely pissed off at the fact that the only people who replied are people who didnt even read his post as I am having the same problem as he had.
Chill before you bust the buttons on your Bozo suit. We do this here every day.

Nine times out of ten the key is not being pressed correctly to trigger BIOS setup or one-time BIOS boot menu which is the same key on Sony. This has to be exhausted first. You must be able to get into your BIOS or we need to find out why as it can indicate hardware failure. Resetting the CMOS or even reflashing BIOS has worked in past.

There could also be possible faulty DVD drive since HD is not involved yet. Either swap it out, clean it, check cabling carefully or reinstall, or write DVD to flash stick to try that, using Ultra ISO trial version: on File tab Open DVD, on Bootable tab write Disk Image, Format, Write. Boot under USB or Removable, but again you must get BIOS setup or boot menu.

A last resort is to run Partition Wizard bootable CD which will autostart on its own, wipe the HD which will force Win7 DVD to autostart to install. Afterwards you still may need to deal with inaccessible BIOS, so its best dealt with up front by multiple trials with hotkeys, resettings CMOS, ref lashing, replugging cables, etc.
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10 Sep 2011   #13
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by staticpanda View Post
but I dont have any windows on my computer only linux, I used to but then I wanted linux, I loved linux but then I found out I couldnt play MMORPGS on linux, so i decided it wasnt worth it and now want to switch back, but when I put in my windows 7 disk it will not load, and I cant set it to first priority in the boot menu
StaticPanda, who are you talking to ? Why did you jump into this thread ?
First you bash everyone then you write this..........silly !!
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12 Sep 2011   #14
staticpanda

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

The only reason I bashed people at first was because the first few posts were press this press that, I have tried pressing all those buttons for longer then an hour and haven't made any progress
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13 Sep 2011   #15
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Then you need to reply to the thread exactly what is happening, not just get mad. The reason we repeat the steps to boot DVD is because most times it is being done wrong. When users are not interactive with us and don't give us a sense of confidence that they know what they are doing, we aren't going to move on until we're convinced the correct steps to boot the disk via BIOS setup or one-time Boot menu key are being followed.

Interact, and you will get some place. Bash, and you will get banned.
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13 Sep 2011   #16
Ivan the SoSo

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by staticpanda View Post
The only reason I bashed people at first was because the first few posts were press this press that, I have tried pressing all those buttons for longer then an hour and haven't made any progress
The first posts was directed to the original OP.....must have worked since they have never came back. Starting a new thread stating what you have tried already would have been better than posting a rant on a year+ old thread
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