Get rid of Linux dual boot

I had a dual boot setup with Mandrake Linux and Windows 2000 on a backup computer. I put a new motherboard in there so I was going to reformat and just install Windows 2000 since I never used Linux. But now I cannot get rid of the Linux boot selecting screen. And since I already deleted all the partitions and reformatted, I cannot boot into Linux. I have no idea how to get rid of this and just boot into Windows 2000. Any ideas? Thanks.

Iwill KA266-R
Athlon XP 1800+
512MB Crucial PC2100 DDR
ELSA GeForce3 (28.32 nVidia)
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  1. put in the win 2000 disk go into recovery and type fixmbr

    what is better then a 7000 rpm, a 8000 rpm delta. to cause more noise to kill your ears :smile:
  2. just delete the MBR
    start into dos prompt
    and type "fdisk /mbr" without the ("")

    then put in the win2000 cd, make sure you are booting from CD (in bios)

    i hope this will help you out
    let me know if you have any problems.

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