How to Uninstall and Remove Ubuntu Dual Boot from Computer

If you’ve installed Ubuntu on your computer along with Windows on its separate partition. Probably you’ve set up dual boot Windows and Ubuntu so that you could Boot both operating systems on your computer. If you want to remove Ubuntu Dual Boot from your computer, there are not usual options to remove it, but you can uninstall Ubuntu from Windows manually.

If you’re a beginner and a little confused about how to remove Ubuntu, then get happy it’s quite easy. You have to delete the Partition on Windows where Ubuntu is installed, Once you have done this, all the Ubuntu data will be deleted itself.

Remove Ubuntu Dual Boot

  1. First of all Boot your Computer with Windows instead of Ubuntu.
  2. In Windows, open the Disk Management Tool, Open the Control Panel, and search for the Disk Management to open it. You can also open Disk Management using RUN Box, press Win+R to open a RUN dialog box, and then type diskmgmt.msc and hit enter.
  3. In the Disk Management Tool, you’ll get all partition details, here you have to delete the Partition where Ubuntu is installed.
  4. Right-click on Ubuntu Partition and delete it, before you remove Ubuntu partition you must confirm it. Normally, Ubuntu partitions have no label under the File system column whereas Windows partitions have NTFS label.

There will be a Swap partition before or next right to the Ubuntu partition as well, you have to remove that as well. This will Remove Ubuntu Dual Boot from your computer.

Uninstall and Remove Ubuntu Dual Boot
  1. Once you have done this, there’ll be an unallocated free space available. If you want to create a new partition using free space, Right-click on the free space, and create a new partition.

You can also extend existing partition using this free space, Right-click on the partition that is right before to the free space, and click the extend partition.

Now, restart your computer, It may be possible you’ll get again two Boot options Windows and Ubuntu Linux. It is because of grub Bootloader is still installed.

However, you cannot boot your computer with Ubuntu at this time because you have removed Ubuntu from Windows. It is only a grub bootloader showing you this option.

Now, you can win the next victory removing Grub bootloader, It’s quite easy. Here is the detailed article about it: Uninstall and Remove Grub Bootloader from Windows 10

If you boot your computer With Windows and it doesn’t boot due to an error, then you need to fix the Windows bootloader.

Fix Windows Bootloader

When the Computer starts, hold down the power key and shut down your PC immediately, repeat this process 4-5 times and this will take you to the Windows recovery mode.

You’ll get some Advanced boot options, under the Advanced options, find the command prompt and open it. Next, On the command prompt type the following command and hit enter.

bootrec.exe /fixmbr

This will repair Windows Bootloader for you, Once it is finished, you can reboot your PC with any hassle. Hopefully, using this method you can successfully Remove Ubuntu from your computer.

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