Remove Operating System

I have installed two OS in my laptop i.e windows 10 and Ubuntu .now i want to remove one OS i.e ubuntu..What should I do to remove?.Without affecting any software...

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Clarification Request
what boot manager is running?

Windows or the Grub?

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Re: remove OS

You remove the partition on your hard disk where you installed Ubuntu to. Gone. it's just unallocated space now.


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That would work but may test some users metal.

That is, the boot menu should show 10 still but that's cosmetic only. The menu item would not work and be a test of the metal or how easily annoyed the owner is to cosmetic issues.

For me I'd leave it all alone and change the default boot OS item so it boots to my choice of everyday OS. That way in a few years if I sell the machine I can put it back to what many others use.

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I just got through doing that few days ago.

This was with win10. I think Ubuntu should be the same.

Start->run->msconfig->boot, then just delete the one you don't want.

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Not always true though

as I have done this before also but had to repair the MBR so Windows could boot .
Maybe things have changed now
Just sayin'

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re:Remove Operating System

Oldartq is right, but remember that arule of thumb ALWAYS BACKUPS YOUR FILES.

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