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How to remove Linux?

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I have an IDE Primary HD installed Linux in a partition with maximum capacity of the HD.

Even I had removed the 'Non-DOS' partition and create an new 'MS DOS' partition. The Linux still boot-up automatically.

I tried the FDISK with WIN95 and DOS6.21several times.
Could you please tell me how to remove Linux completely?

Thanks.
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Use FDISK /MBR to remove LILO from the Master Boot Record
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Does FDISK /MDB is a MS DOS command?
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MBR, not MDB (stands for Master Boot Record), and yes, it is.
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Hee... typing mistake, thanks.
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Does Removing the Master Boot Record also Destroy all data on Disk?
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I'm not sure about *removing*, but the command above overwrites it, and that doesn't destroy any other data on the disk.
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