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Dhammika_2
Occasional Advisor

partitions breaking

How do you break the linux partition and install windows. tell me step by step.

thank you
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Stuart Browne
Honored Contributor

Re: partitions breaking

Installing Windows over the top (using the option to utilize the entire disk) should do it.

The only thing left in question is the MBR. If the above doesn't completely remove Linux, then follow the instructions provided by Microsoft, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315224 .
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Gopi Sekar
Honored Contributor

Re: partitions breaking


if you dont want to delete linux partitions and you feel free space is available on the system, then use e2fs(i believe your linux box has ext2 file system) resizing utility to shrink the file system, check the file system.create a new partition from the remaining free space and install windows on it.

it seems easier in writing, but its a tedious process with lot of patience required.
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Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: partitions breaking

Create a Windows boot disk and run fdisk /MBR

That will allow you to totally make Linux disappear. This will make me sad, but sometimes there is a good reason for doing such a thing.

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Steven E. Protter
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Re: partitions breaking

Create a Windows boot disk and run fdisk /MBR

Duh, boot off the boot disk and then run the command.

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Dhammika_2
Occasional Advisor

Re: partitions breaking

sorry for the delay for replying.I did it. Thanks to youall.