I currently have Elementary OS (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) installed on my Lenovo Ideapad 100s, any I am having trouble trying to install windows 10.

I have tried using the bootable USB on another laptop and it worked fine.

These are my boot options:

Boot Menu

However when I select the USB option, it takes me straight to the GNU GRUB screen:


Do I have to somehow remove GRUB before installing windows? I have been at this for hours and can't find a solution.

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A simple fix may be completely formatting the laptop's storage drive using DBAN (http://www.dban.org/). Then you could try installing Windows 10 on the clean drive.

This would remove Linux along with anything else on the storage drive, so make sure you have any drivers/personal data need for the new Windows 10 install backed-up!

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