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I want Ubuntu really bad on my USB stick but I am afraid to install it, because I wonder if it will replace Windows.

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Make sure to only install on the USB in case you are worried:… – Takkat Mar 17 '13 at 7:03

You can choose to either replace windows 7 with ubuntu or Install ubuntu along side windows 7.

Here is a step by step guide to do it manually

To let ubuntu do everything to get it installed alongside windows 7. Don't resize your C: drive, and choose Install ubuntu alongside windows 7 in Installation type window

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OP seems to want to install on a USB stick not from a USB stick. At least that's how the question reads. – user25656 Mar 17 '13 at 6:06

If you disable your internal HDD prior to installing Ubuntu to the USB, you will be 100% sure of not breaking Windows.

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