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I have Ubunu and Windows on my Dell Inspiron 6000

I have both OS on my computer, and I just bought a Mac. I want to try and sell my Dell, but I want to take Ubuntu off first. I have read instructions on how to do it in other forums, but I don't know how to access a terminal window on Windows.

So I'm looking for step- by- step instructions please.

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Link seems good for me.

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Thank you for the link.

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That's a good question. I tried to do that, but because of the way I partitioned my computer when I installed the other OS, The Windows disk won't load. Is it easier to fix that?

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All the fixes I know of...

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Require booting the Windows XP CD. If I can't boot that I have to fix that first.

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Deleted partitions

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I deleted the partitions, and I am trying to boot from the CD, But I'm getting the same error. Now the computer won't start with either OS.

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We didn't discuss removing partitions and it's not in the article I noted.

At this point you need to try a new CD/DVD drive if no CDs boot and cleaning the CD LENS doesn't help.

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It reads the Cd

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It will read the CD's. It just has an error. It says that my computer is not compatible with a X64 OS and that I need a 32-bit x86 OS

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We then need the CD for this laptop. That's a good sign that you may avoid new drives. Anyone that wants this laptop should want the restore CDs too.

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Restore CD's

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I only have The one CD. If I find the other ones, what do I need to do?

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I found

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I found the service pack 2. I now have a blue Windows setup page, and it's doing stuff. Is this what I wanted?

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Since the OS (all) are now dead.

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You would use Dell's instructions on how to install Windows. Hint? It's at, your service tag, documentation. I never duplicate that content in this small box.

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Thank you

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Dell.Com won't help me without a fee. I tried them first. But the XP recovery is so far really self explanatory. Hopefully I'll be able to figure it out from here. Thanks.

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