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    over-writing the exisiting linux distro with a new one

    i have a windows and linux, both on the same machine. i wish to install another linux distro than the one i have right now, but i want it to over-write the previous linux distro.
    what option should i pick on the automatic partition page?
    both the distros are two different redhat versions.

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    Why not simply format the drive and install on top?
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    Quote Originally Posted by UgoDeschamps
    Why not simply format the drive and install on top?
    I think iceman may want to keep his windows partition (sadly), and dosn't want to wipe everything from the drive.

    Al you have to do is to pick to install in the partition your current linux is in, and it will write over that linux an dput in a new one;

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