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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:22 pm    Post subject: uninstall grub Reply with quote

im gonna start from scratch but first my brother needs to use the comp............can u uninstall grub with a windowsxp upgrade cd..........its bootable
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes, the windows installer will always over write the stuff for the boot loader even on the MBR.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

im logged in at c:/windows where do i go from here?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

just install windows like you normally would. When you do the paritioning, itll do the bootloader.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2004 12:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the command you are looking for is fixmbr... that will overwrite grub and allow you to boot into windows.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2004 12:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

boot off the XP cd, go to the recovery console, log into your windows installation and that will give you your dos-prompt, type
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