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How to delete Linux from Startup Menu of Dual- boot System

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Old 21-01-2009
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I have bought a new laptop and Linux operating System was preloaded on it. I have Also install Windows Vista over it. Early I was using both Operating system, but now I want only Windows Vista to be show during my Boot-up. I have already Deleted Linux Partition and not able to remove Linux from Boot up. Can anyone help me out with this issue?

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Sure i will help you out with this, you just need to follow few Steps:-


First you need to boot with Windows Setup CD.It can be anyone Windows 98,Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista.

You need to Type Following Command Respectively:-
  • For Windows 98.
    Boot into Command Prompt and Type fdisk /MBR, after this type Exit to come out of Command Prompt.
  • For Windows 2000, XP CD.
    Now Enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing "R", select your Windows installation and enter administrator password.Afterwards type fixmbr.Press "Y" to confirm and type Exit to Come out from recovery console.
  • For Windows Vista.
    Boot using setup DVD and click on "Repair Computer" link, then click on "Command Prompt".Type bootsect /nt60 SYS /mbr.Come out of the Command Prompt and restart your PC.


The above commands will remove the Linux boot loader from startup and you'll be able to directly boot into Windows.
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Re: How to delete Linux from Startup Menu of Dual- boot System

Check the following link also:-

Dual-boot XP / Linux
Windows XP and Linux dual boot
http://forums.techarena.in/vista-help/863730.htm
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