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How can I safely uninstall Linux RedHat 4.0 when I have a LILO-boot in my MBR and when I'm running both Win NT and Win 95 on the same computer?

Can I just remove the Linux partitions?
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You can do a "fdisk /MBR" from windows/dos and that's it, no
more LILO. Then you may remove all your linux stuff with fdisk.
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I've done what you said, and win95 boots properly but NT doesn't.  Probably because my drive structure is:
primary dos-part (win 95) c:
linux parts
extended dos-part (win nt) d:, e:

the linux parts are deleted and nt probably thinks it's in the wrong partition.

Could you help me on this?

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Post this in the NT section, you need to get NT back in the MBR and then set NT's loader to load itself AND win95
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OK - I solved it, just edited boot.ini - thanks anyway.
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