Remove The Linux Computer Safely

28/06/2011 09:40

First, you need to know where your Linux operating system is installed. That's what drives it is currently live. Remember that Linux formats the drive HFS rather than FAT/FAT32 or NTFS. (This is the file used by different operating systems).

While HFS is not seen by windows, so it is hidden.

To remove the Linux partitions in Windows XP

1. go into Control Panel> Administrative Tools Computer Management>

2. "Disk Management" and opens the Linux disk recognized as "Unknown Partition" in the state of the unit. Given that you know the disk partition and installed to make it easier to recognize the drive / partition where you installed it.

3rd Once you have identifed the readers, right click on the drive / partiton and select "Delete Logical Drive"

4th Once you've followed this through, you will now have free space.

5. The next part is very important. Once you have formatted the drive, reformat the file system type required. FAT32 or NTFS. Now the important thing is to come!

5. Fixing the master boot record to make Windows boot.

6th Have a Windows startup disk with all the basic DOS commands loaded in the disc. A standard Windows boot disk will work.

Type the seventh DOS:

For example, at its C: \

fdisk / mbr

Or use Windows XP run the recovery console, choose which installation of Windows XP you want to start (usually it # 1)

Type: fixmbr. Reply dialogue Y.

Your master boot record will be restored, and Windows XP will be bootable. Your system will be restored to your original boot loader that you got with Windows XP.