Remove Linux From Your PC


First of all you need to know where your Linux OS is installed to, that is what drive it is currently living on. To remove the partitions of Linux in Windows XP go to your 'Control panel', then Administrative Tools, then Computer Management. Open 'Disk Management' and you will see your Linux drives recognized as 'Unknown Partition' plus the status of the drive. Bearing in mind you know what partition and disk you installed to it will be easier to recognize as the drive/partition where you had installed it to.

Once you have identified the drives, 'right-Click' on the drive/partition and select 'Delete Logical Drive'. Once you have followed this through, you will now have free space. This next part is very important. Once you have formatted the drive, re format it as your required file system type. either Fat32 or NTFS. Now the important part is coming up

Fixing your Master Boot Record to make Windows Bootable again. Have a Windows Boot disk with all the basic DOS Commands loaded on to the disk. A standard Windows 98/Me Boot Disk will work too