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Delete ununtu and add win xp from flash drive.

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December 15, 2012 2:27:37 PM

I have no idea where this fits in on the forums so if this is wrong spot please move it.

Here is my dilemma. I do not want to use ubuntu any more and instead use windows xp. As you people may know you cannot install winxp with ubuntu already installed. I need to find a way to uninstall my ubuntu completely and I do not know how. Also, I need to find a way to put my winxp .iso on a flash drive and be bootable. Can you guys please help me?
a c 81 G Storage
December 15, 2012 3:24:41 PM

Microsoft has a tool to make you flash drive bootable. Create a bootable stick on a win PC with it and boot your PC with it. While choosing the disk to install to, you can delete the ubuntu partition.
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December 15, 2012 7:04:02 PM

Whaaaat so I dont have to delete ubuntu BEFORE? I was pretty sure winxp would not even begin to read because of ubuntu installede.
December 15, 2012 7:21:23 PM

You do not have to delete ubuntu. Just load Windows and it will delete any existing OS that is on the drive
a b G Storage
December 16, 2012 7:32:17 PM

Yes, when you install XP and it gets to the select a drive, delete all partitions first and the select the whole disk for xp. You have to select each partition, press del, press l, or something like that. It's not completely intuitive.