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Uninstalling Fedora...

By i_am_a_newbie
Dec 29, 2007
  1. Well after 3 weeks I'm fed up with trying to get fedora to work properly on my laptop, so I wish to uninstall it and install windows XP in its place.

    Problem is I was dual booting fedora with Vista, I do not wish to get rid of the vista partition (c:\) but I want to get rid of fedora completely as well as the grub loader. I've read fixmbr will do the latter but only if it's on C:\? Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,919   +9

    It should be possible to simply install XP over Fedora (ie. delete its partition(s), create a new one), then boot with Vista DVD and select "Repair", repair startup items.

    If that causes it to boot only to Vista, you can then use its bcdedit to add XP to Vista's boot menu.
     
  3. i_am_a_newbie

    i_am_a_newbie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 278

    mm, i don't have the vista cd, my laptop came preloaded with it.

    any way around it?
     
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