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Revert back to windows 10

Post by Pershanthen » Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:49 am

Hey guys,

I trust you all are well. I have installed Linux mint on to a machine and i would like to revert back to windows 10. I have the ISO and created a bootable USB. However, i cannot see the USB in the BIOS. Its seems to be a file system issue. Need help urgently :-)

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Sir Charles » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:06 am

Hi Pershanthen,

Though I haven't used the tool myself, but the adequate tool under Linux for creating a bootable USB for Windows, seems to be WoeUSB.

Please run some search on the forums and do some research to make sure if this is the right tool to use.

Good luck!
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Pershanthen » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:59 am

Thank you so much Marziano. You are indeed a star. will try this and give you feedback

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Sir Charles » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:08 am

Hope It will work out for you!
I haven't had the opportunity to test the tool yet but judging from some posts on these forums some members have successfully used it to create a bootable Windows USB.

Wish you luck!
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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by AZgl1500 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:11 pm

From my notebook, and prior use of the below,
here are some good options that work well.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb

IF UPDATES ARE REQUIRED, YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE OLD ONE BEFORE INSTALLING/UPGRADING TO THE NEW ONE.

.To start MKUSB open menu and in the Search bar, type MK and the click on MKUSB

works like a champ.
read all of this page, before using it to make a USB stick.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb

AND THIS TOOL

https://www.unixmen.com/create-multiboo ... ltisystem/

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Lord Boltar » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:04 pm

Install WoeUSB in Ubuntu or Linux Mint via PPA

WoeUSB is available in the main WebUpd8 PPA, for Ubuntu 17.04, 16.10, 16.04 or 14.04 / Linux Mint 18.x or 17.x. To add the PPA and install WoeUSB, use the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

sudo apt update

sudo apt install woeusb

I have successfully created a Windows 8.1 and 10 x64 with WoeUSB

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Pershanthen » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:42 am

Hey guys,

i am having zero luck with this. I tied every possible thing. I have managed to format my drive. but i cant see my bootable usb on bios, please help

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by Executioner » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:02 pm

More info on your system. Normally, there should be a bootup screen with a boot menu option that is displayed for a few seconds. For a Dell system, it's pressing F2 or Delete when you seen the screen. Once pressed, it will give you different drives to boot from.

If it won't show up, in the BIOS, do you have the option: Legacy USB Support? It may be disabled.

Did you properly burn the ISO image to make it bootable? You can't copy files to the drive to make it bootable.

Did you try a different USB port or different USB stick?

In the BIOS, you may have to change Boot Mode to "CSM" or "Legacy" instead of "UEFI".

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Re: Revert back to windows 10

Post by lsemmens » Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:54 am

I have not tried this recently, but, I'm 99% certain that this will work. Boot from your Windoze Disk, And elect to delete all partitions when Windoze asks you where to install it. Once you've deleted the partitions, re-start the process (just to make sure) and then let windoze do it's stuff. Begs the question, though, Why???? :shock:
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