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How to completly remove Ubuntu from my computer


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M2AFLA

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Hi Everyone, I'm new here, and need some help.
I have Windows XP Home Edition, I decided to try the OS Ubuntu 9.10 out of curiosty since I heard some talk about it. I wanted to make a dual boot system. When I got the CD it said that I had a choice of trying the OS system,(would be like an application on Windows) or do a complete install. When I put in the CD it wouldn't boot so I used the help feature, which installed the Kernal and something else ss can't remember, anyways I tried it and decided that I didn't want to do it anymore for now so I went and used the Add/Remove (in Windows) and prompt popped up that it was removed, now when I boot up I keep getting choices of Windows XP or Ubuntu its getting annoying.The computer I have is a Acer came with 4 CDS not sure which one has the repair XP on it. Is there a command I can run in the command prompt to remove Ubuntu OS from showing up when I boot up? Unbunti is not showing at all in my disk partitions.
Thanks for your help in advance.
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hawklord

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can you post the contents of your boot.ini in windows ?
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Thank you Hawklord for responding

Here is my boot ini:[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=mulit(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partiion(2)\WINDOWS
[operating sytstems]
mulit(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition"/noexecute=optin/fastdetect
C:\wubildr.mbr="Ubuntu"


Tried to write exactly what I saw...help that helps you hawklord to help me..Thanks
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Hi M2AFLA,

Press the Windows key + pause/break to bring up System Properties. Click on the Advanced Tab. Go to Start up and Recovery. Click Edit. In the note pad remove the "C:\wubildr.mbr="Ubuntu" " entry and save (ctrl+s) close the notepad. That should fix the multi-boot option at start.
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Thank you Silverbeard if I knew you in person and knew for sure you didn't have a wife/girlfriend I'd kiss ya lol..., worked like a charm! everything a okay now.
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Your Welcome!
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Shivani

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i have windows 7 and i tried the one you discussed above.
but i think i do not have an option for that.
PLz kindly help me.
i dint find boot.ini in windows 7
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Hi Shivani,

Windows 7 and vista use a different boot loader than previous versions of Windows. To modified Vista/7 boot options you have to use the BCDedit.exe as Administrator. I haven't done any work with it but I am told it is a bit confusing to use. Easybcd is supposed to make the job easier and I've seen it recommended for the boot configuration task in Vista/7.
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thank you SILVERBEARD...you save me from going crazy..it really drive me nuts each time i turned on my pc and see this command choose os etc ......grrrrrrrr..am really am so thankful.
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I recommend mirekusoft's Registry Cleaner. It can help solve problems that are caused when a program does not uninstall properly.
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