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Windows 7: Removing Ubuntu 9.10 from Dual Boot

14 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Removing Ubuntu 9.10 from Dual Boot

I Have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and just installed linux ubuntu 9.10 as a dual boot option. After playing around with it I realized I don't want it as a full os yet. Video problems, sound issues, flash player issues. How would I remove it from a dual boot option and set the space back to windows?

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14 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

One way is to right click on my computer, click on the manage option. There you can delete the section of hard drive that was allocated to the Ubuntu installation and then expand the Windows 7 drive to take up the empty space left behind.

Also you can remove it from your boot options by following this simple tutorial.

BCDEDIT - How to Use
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14 Nov 2009   #3

Vista HP, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro, Seven Ultimate x2
 
 

Just go into system configuration and select the boot tab, then select the OS and delete it.
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14 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Zen00, there's one problem with deleting the ubuntu sections and setting windows 7 to use up the free space. Ubuntu has over-written the windows 7 boot loader with it's own when I installed them for side-by-side, so If I delete the ubuntu sections I won't be able to boot back up into windows.
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15 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SuperEmotastix View Post
Zen00, there's one problem with deleting the ubuntu sections and setting windows 7 to use up the free space. Ubuntu has over-written the windows 7 boot loader with it's own when I installed them for side-by-side, so If I delete the ubuntu sections I won't be able to boot back up into windows.
You could delete the Ubuntu part and then boot up with the Windows 7 disc and use the repair option maybe?

edit - just found this tutorial on here Restore Windows MBR
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12 Mar 2010   #6

windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Previously, I had ever installed Ubuntu 9.10 karmic koala on my windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit also and got some error then i decided to uninstall it but when uninstalled already finished i reboot my laptop then still there is Ubuntu 9.10 on my manager boot. to removed this one i used easyBCD. you can find this software by google easily.
Hope this can help you SuperEmotastix...!!!
regard.
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12 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newbie87 View Post
Previously, I had ever installed Ubuntu 9.10 karmic koala on my windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit also and got some error then i decided to uninstall it but when uninstalled already finished i reboot my laptop then still there is Ubuntu 9.10 on my manager boot. to removed this one i used easyBCD. you can find this software by google easily.
Hope this can help you SuperEmotastix...!!!
regard.
@newbie87, the last post in this thread was on 11-15-2009 12:56 PM. I guess SuperEmotastix would have removed Ubuntu long agao.
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12 Mar 2010   #8

windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Oh my god...
i really don't know that... LOL
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