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Old 10-30-2005, 12:07 AM   #1
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Default how do i get rid of linux?!?!

guys... as the title of this thread says.. HOW DO I GET RID OF LINUX???!?!? this is a terrible situation. i need my XP back... =S

ok ill explain the situation a bit better.

i recently installed fedora on a computer at home, jsut so i could learn a bit about it. anyways, im over it now and i need my windows back!

so i put in the windows xp cd and restarted the computer and booted from that cd. Then as it was loading it said "Press any key to boot from cd" so i pressed a key, then it said " windows is detecting current hardware" (or something along those lines) and then nothing happens at all! it just sits there. like i dont have THAT much hardware lol so it should not take that llong! haha... so any idea why this is happening??

if you could help it would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 10-30-2005, 06:02 AM   #2
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Default Re: how do i get rid of linux?!?!

Did you put XP on a different partition, if you did just go back to that partition and keep linux on that partition it is on now?!

If you didn't format the hard drive!

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Old 10-30-2005, 08:03 AM   #3
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how many times have you tried it?
you should be able to format the drive and reinstall xp. if not, I would take that drive out of that computer and put it in a different computer as a slave and format it that way to get rid of linux, then install it back in the original computer and try to install win xp again.

edit: I know what you mean about Fedora, I had it installed on another computer too, I got tired of it. Just didn't have the time or the ambition to learn a whole new OS, rather than using windows which I've used wayyyyyyy back since the old 3.1 days.
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