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If you are using GRUB, deep clean the HD with zeroes before running formatted Recovery. A great disk manager for Windows 7 which will do this is free Partition Wizard bootable CD.
You want to install Linux second anyway along with GRUB if you want it as bootloader for Vista.
How to dual-boot Vista with Linux (Vista installed first) -- the step-by-step guide with screenshots
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