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    Angry I want to uninstall backtrack 4???

    I need help uninstalling backtrack 4. I installed it using ubiquity installer or something and it installed backtrack 4 now i cant boot into windows vista only backtrack, when i turn on my computer it says something about GRUB and it countdowns then it starts backtrack. I cant seem to work around it can any one help so that i can boot vista instead of backtrack.

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    All you need is a entry in grub to boot you windows partition. If your windows partition is still there and you didn't over write it then I will assume its on sda1 so in that case you need to do this:

    open a terminal
    nano /boot/grub/grub.conf

    add this to the bottom

    title Windows
    rootnoverify (hd0,0)
    makeactive
    chainloader +1



    There is no uninstaller for linux

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    I did what you said. It said "Error writing /boot/grub/grub.conf: Permission denied" when i tried to save it....??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capone View Post
    I did what you said. It said "Error writing /boot/grub/grub.conf: Permission denied" when i tried to save it....??
    you need to be the root user.

    If I were you I would reformat the whole drive and re install windows and forget about backtrack. Its obviously way more advanced than you are ready for.

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    Easy for you to say...i had all my life in that computer!! everything from files to pictures and programs. There has to be a way...how do i change into root user?

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    Basic linux... su or sudo <command>

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