Re: How do I delete LINUX from disk.

Re: How do I delete LINUX from disk.

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Posted by colin on October 01, 2001 at 18:28:29:

In Reply to: Re: How do I delete LINUX from disk. posted by Henry on September 28, 2001 at 12:48:13:

You need to use the utility that created the Linux partition to remove it, fdisk is a DOS utility that can only delete DOS partitions.
On the disk that you used to install Linux there will be a utility called fisk and one called fips, these are usable from a DOS prompt and you use them very much like fdisk and format, the help file will solve any questions you have, run fisk from DOS(from a floppy!) and delete any partitons it finds, there may be as many as three, a MBR where LILO resides, the Lilux partiton and the swap file.dont format anything, just turn off.
Now proceed to use a Windows start disk and load fdisk to create at least one primary partition and make it active. You may now install an OS

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