Hello guys, recently I switched to manjaro xfce now I want to delete it and install windows 10 on laptop for my brother. Should I boot from usb and delete partitions and install windows? Hope I get some assistance. Thank you guys
Just boot from Windows install media, delete the displayed disks, create new, format, install ...
In Win installation there is an option to wipe out whole disk, just boot Win usb and follow the instructions
Also my I can't get into my bios I think my bios keys are broken or something so can I boot from grub(usb)
From your Manjaro system, issue:
systemctl reboot --firmware-setup
Hopefully this will get you inside the firmware settings upon reboot. Once in there look for boot option/devices. Move the option for booting from usb to the top. Save the settings and exit. Plug in your W.I.M. and restart your computer.
was intended to be run from a running Manjaro system not from the grub prompt. I assumed you still had one.
I moved the usb up and saved and exited but it won't boot into usb I just get booted into manjari
Are you sure you have functioning Windows Installation Media? If positive, I have no idea then why it is not booting from that. Perhaps others know what is going on.
I used woeusb to create flash usb
If you have another bootable usb, try and see if that will boot up.
If you have access to another computer, try your W.I.M. on that and see if it boots.
Other laptop is recognising the usb but not mine
Is there any command to boot from usb directly?
I am afraid I am running out of ideas. Try other USB ports and see if it works. Otherwise I don't know what else to do.
This works for manjaro too?(https://askubuntu.com/questions/947409/is-there-a-way-to-boot-from-usb)
I cannot tell for sure. By the looks of it, it could. No harm in testing.
No command, it's a firmware/bios feature. If you're 100% sure you created the windows USB correctly - you say you can see it on another computer. . . there should be a "restore to factory" or "reset firmware" setting. I've used it a number of times so I don't end up with a bunch of nonsense after distro hopping.
If you reset your firmware, it will go back to thinking you're "windows only again." You should then be able to either turn on and it will find your windows restore usb, or if it flags your HD as "non-windows" or broken since it's not the correct format, you can once again, move USB to boot priority 1.
If you did that and your Windows USB is improperly made. . . well. Then you'll be knocking on your neighbors door. But there's no command to boot to USB directly, except to move it up in the boot order. It sounds like you've already done this though, and it should have worked regardless just from moving the USB to boot priority anyway. More than likely, the USB was not created as bootable, and you probably just put "windows" on it.
If you need to give it another shot, you can download Windows 10 iso. If your computer shipped with Windows 10, you won't need a product code as the Windows ID is embedded in your hardware (if it doesn't recognize it, you can open your computer and it is printed on your motherboard.) If it shipped Win7 originally, you can verify it with the sticker on your computer.
Good luck and here's the (US-English) iso: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO
My problem is this? https://askubuntu.com/questions/932999/boot-and-install-windows-10-using-grub
https://askubuntu.com/questions/932999/boot-and-install-windows-10-using-grub can you explain please?