Monday , 18 December 2017

How to Safely Uninstall Ubuntu From a Dual-Boot PC

How to Safely Uninstall Ubuntu From a Dual-Boot PC

How to Safely Uninstall Ubuntu From a Dual-Boot PC ?

Linux is a great operating system for IT professional. I will discuss more on Backtrack & Ubuntu  Linux in my upcoming posts.

Ubuntu description :- 

The most popular Linux distribution in the world.

Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux distribution.

Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.

 Ubuntu is and always will be free of charge. You do not pay any licensing fees. You can download, use and share Ubuntu with your friends, family, school or business for absolutely nothing.

Ubuntu is designed with security in mind. You get free security updates for at least 18 months on the desktop and server.

Everything you need on one CD, which provides a complete working environment. Additional software is available online.

 Once installed your system is immediately ready-to-use. On the desktop you have a full set of productivity, internet, drawing and graphics applications, and games.

Today I am going to explain you How to uninstall Linux Ubuntu (or other operating systems) from a dual boot windows PC, and still being able to boot into other OS without much work. 

Step 1 :- Delete Linux Partitions

1) Login to your Windows operating system
2) Goto Computer management (search in Startup)
3) In the Computer Management window select the Storage->Disk Management
4) All the hard drives in the computer will appear along with Ubuntu Linux drive. Windows drive will have either file system as NTFS or FAT32. But Linux drive will be unnamed.
5) Right click on Linux drive(s) and delete it.

Step 2 :- Restore MBR

Boot from windows CD/DVD and choose the repair computer option and select the command prompt option.

How to Safely Uninstall Ubuntu From a Dual-Boot PC

Step 3 :- Enter the following command

  • bootrec /fixmbr
  • bootrec /fixboot

Enjoy your windows computer again.

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About Syed Balal Rumy

A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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