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Old 16th August 2007, 08:46
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On my laptop, i am running vista with ubuntu. i want to switch this to vista with debian. currently grub is handling the boot, how do i remove ubuntu and install debian. I assume i will need to first give boot control to vista, then remove ubuntu.....? any thoughts?
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You can just install Debian over Ubuntu.
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i take it that doing it this way will not affect the boot loader then? or will i have to edit it when i have debian running?
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I think Debian installs a new GRUB with the correct settings over the old one (although I haven't tested it).
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