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I just got a computer with windows vista but I don't know the password nor do I even want windows on the computer. is there anyway to install ubuntu without knowing the password. I do have an installer disk for ubuntu 18.04.2. I don't mind erasing the hard drive. any ideas? I have tried just turning it on with the installer in the computer, and using 3rd party software.

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Yes possible but the computer HDD must have another disk partition. You've to format the partition and install ubuntu.

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    If he wants to overwrite his windows disk, he doesn't need another disk partition. – muclux Apr 5 at 6:33

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