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Windows 7: Uninstall ubuntu, install windows 7

13 Jul 2010   #1
mightyjoe

Ubuntu
 
 
Uninstall ubuntu, install windows 7

Hi, i have a problem, right now I have ubuntu 10.4 on my laptop but I want to install windows 7, the problem is that, the auto run disk (w7) doesnt run, i tried to search overt the internet, and have no lucky, it says that i have to boot it on BIOS , but i cant acces it. i tried to press, F2, F12, esc, DEL and still do nothing.

Equiptment description>
sony, VGN-NR220E
It use to have w.vista
pentium dual core

Do you have something that can helpme??


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13 Jul 2010   #2
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you verified that your windows 7 disc is bootable in another machine?
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13 Jul 2010   #3
mightyjoe

Ubuntu
 
 

no i have not, but this disk is brand new i think it supposed to boot in another computer, is the home premium version
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13 Jul 2010   #4
eldinv

DOS^
 
 

just installed on a dell. f12 to choose boot order and then scroll down to CD
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13 Jul 2010   #5
mightyjoe

Ubuntu
 
 

I did i it 2 min. ago,and nothing >(
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14 Jul 2010   #6
windowsapple

Mc Donald OS Version Beta
 
 

Dude press ESC. Works on my Compaq.
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14 Jul 2010   #7
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Sony uses the F2 key. Tap it repeatedly every second as the computer boots up. Enter BIOS setup and set DVD drive to boot first like this: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/tipstr.../bootcddvd.htm

Since you had Ubuntu on the HD you need to wipe the HD using this: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Clean Install Windows 7
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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09 Sep 2011   #8
staticpanda

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
wow..

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.
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09 Sep 2011   #9
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.

Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
1) Boot DVD & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
2) Boot DVD, & Command Prompt at Startup
(for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT


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SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation


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09 Sep 2011   #10
staticpanda

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

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
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