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022. I removed Linux from my system, but now DOS won't boot because LILO is still there. How do I remove LILO?




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This article is from the the Brief Linux FAQ (BLFAQ) Maintained by Neil Zanella nzanella@ganymede.cs.mun.ca

022. I removed Linux from my system, but now DOS won't boot because LILO is still there. How do I remove LILO?

If you have a version of DOS at least as recent as DOS 5.0 then you can insert your DOS boot diskette and boot from it. At the DOS prompt, type

fdisk /mbr

to remove LILO from the Master Boot Record (MBR).

 

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