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roflatlife
May 27th, 2008, 06:25 PM
hi
if i install ubuntu over my vista partition, will ubuntu format the partition and install over vista, deleting vista and everything?
thanks =D

dRock1286
May 27th, 2008, 06:26 PM
yes

Majorix
May 27th, 2008, 06:27 PM
If you install on the very same partition as your Vista resides on, you will get everything regarding Vista removed.

bumanie
May 27th, 2008, 06:29 PM
A different filesystem is used, therefore a drive/partition has to be formatted. No information from the previous OS will be left.

Amstell
May 27th, 2008, 06:37 PM
Read up on partitions in the sticky section, that will save your Vista partition and allow you to dual boot.

cheesypoof
May 27th, 2008, 06:49 PM
If you use the Wubi installer, you can install on your vista without it overwriting.

http://wubi-installer.org/