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September 11, 2009

Need Help Reinstalling Vista on One Partition while Ubuntu runs on other Partition

i installed ubunto 9.04 on a partition on my hard drive. before tha, my windows vista magically deleted all my only user account so i could not get in but the vista OS is still on a partitio on my system. now i'm trying to do a clean install of vista on the vista partition, will the vista install give me the option to choose what partition i want to install or would it override everything including my ubuntu OS? can iinstall vista without hurting ubuntu?

thanks
Nuvie

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