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recently acquired user on network has Ubuntu an workstation.  Need to remove and replace with windows.  Have tried using windows disk for XP, Win 7, will not open up.  Goes to hit any button to start from CD, then Ubuntu starts.  Have changed BIOS and taken hard drive completely out of boot, still boots.  Moved to another computer as a slave, will not let me get and format that way either.  To the point of just purchasing new drive and throwing this one ion trash.  Any help?
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Have you check hard drive with hdd diagnostic tool? (Seagate seatools, western digital lifeguard..etc)

What is the error message?

Have tried using windows disk for XP, Win 7, will not open up

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Verify boot settings in BIOS, make sure you CD/DVD drive is selected to boot first. If boot still fails, your CD/DVD drive may have malfunctioned. Can you access the CD/DVD from Ubuntu? If not, I'd try replacing the CD/DVD drive with another one and retry.
@ycguy1117 - Thank you and I was happy to help you with this.

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