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I need to delete ubuntu on my new desktop I found my windows XP startup disks...please help
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Just put in the XP disk and hit install...it'll wipe over the entire hard drive, leaving you with a bare bones XP install with any data on the drive deleted (so backup anything you need!).

Also, consider switching to Windows 7
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Or this:
http://art.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=147213

But a clean XP install is easiest.
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I don't have window 7 disk so i'm hoping to upgrade from win XP to win 7 through microsoft download manager
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I don't have window 7 disk so i'm hoping to upgrade from win XP to win 7 through microsoft download manager
Alright well, for now, easiest thing to do will be to just wipe over the drive with a fresh XP install. Nothing like the feel of shiny new OS!
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how do i just boot directly from the disk its in and ubuntu still booted up
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I don't have window 7 disk so i'm hoping to upgrade from win XP to win 7 through microsoft download manager
You can't. You can only do a fresh install from XP to 7.
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how do i just boot directly from the disk its in and ubuntu still booted up
You put in the disc, restart the computer, press the key to select boot device, often F12, and then select the DVD drive.
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post #8 of 8
Sorry but you can't upgrade from XP to 7.

If you lost your cd there are plenty of places to get a Win 7 .iso which you can burn from ubuntu.

Then boot of the Win 7 cd and format the drive.
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