I deleted my Linux partition trying to get windows back...

By fortunesnookies ยท 5 replies
Sep 15, 2007
  1. Well, I got up this morning and attempted to remove Linux from my computer. I thought I would be able to just delete that partition from my hard drive. Yes, I should have researched this first. Now I am unable to use my computer. When I power on, I get a "grub error." I tried to just boot again and press "F10" to load my recovery software, but that didn't work. It just continues to boot and I receive that error. And it gets worse...I don't have a Windows XP installation disk. Everything came pre-installed on my computer. I know there is a lot of information about this topic. I'm not really techie at this like this (obviously since I deleted the partition :eek: ). So, I really didn't understand what the other threads were saying. Could someone PLEASE give me detailed instructions on how to fix my computer? I just want Windows back!!

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    well youd have to purchase a xp disk and then set it too boot from cd and install.................... did you have any kind of disk with your pc??
  3. fortunesnookies

    fortunesnookies TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Um..There's no another way without having to buy Windows XP? I really don't want to do that. It's not my main computer. I don't want to spend the money on buying XP (I'm a poor student).
  4. matav

    matav TS Enthusiast Posts: 144

    hmm... wat about your friend-circle? some friend may have Windows XP or :evil: steal it from ur college;)
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,173   +989

  6. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    I have commented in your other thread ..
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