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I installed wubi and uninstalled it just by deleting the wubi folders and files. When i start my com, theres a screen asking me to choose between Vista and Ubuntu, how do i remove that?
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Well, ideally, you should have uninstalled it via the uninstall option. To get rid of the linux bootloader, boot off your Vista CD and choose repair. It should automatically find the linus bootloader and replace it with the Vista bootloader.
     
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Well I did both of those things yet it still asks me to choose which OS to boot into. =\\

Any Ideas what went wrong or what I need to do? I even tried going to CMD in the Windows Vista install dvd and running (Bootrec.exe /FixMbr). It gave me a message saying it worked yet the Bootmanager is still coming up asking which OS I want to boot into.

I think i need to delete this link somehow but I am not 100% sure if I do or how I would because I believe it exsists only in linux. (\\ubuntu\\winboot\\wubildr.mbr)??

Sorry I am a total newb at boot managers and linux.
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Well, I'll try to find that out for you. In the meanwhile, free bump.
     
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post #5 of 10
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I appreciate it because I have been searching and trying anything I can think of I'm just a bit lost at this point. lol
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post #6 of 10
If you have no other way, just reinstall Ubuntu and then uninstall it again. That should remove the bootloader as well
post #7 of 10
Get a windows repair disk and do FixMBR.

Why did you just delete the files? That's just something you don't do. -________-.
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post #8 of 10
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide#he...cf4159a25ed267

Have you done all the things on the list? Specifically, did you delete C:\\ubuntu (C:\\wubi in 7.04) and C:\\wubildr*? Also, take a look at the boot.ini (XP) or use Easy BSD (Vista).
     
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post #9 of 10
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I did try reinstalling it and uninstalling it, but now there are 2 ubuntu boot options in the boot manager window now instead of one.

I tried doing FixMBR and I thought it did work, but I was wrong that or I just did not do it correctly. I also heard there are programs for preforming FixMBR?

I am going to look into EasyBSD that looks some what promising.
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post #10 of 10
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so I tired Easy BCD and it worked like a charm. Thank you everyone! especially 3XPeriment.

+Rep to all of you!
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