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Get rid of Linux dual boot

  • Linux
  • Windows 2000
  • Dual Boot
Last response: in Open Source Software
April 9, 2002 2:39:49 AM

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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April 9, 2002 3:46:36 AM

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:
April 14, 2002 12:51:48 AM

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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