Installing Debian Etch From A Windows System With "Debian-Installer Loader"

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| Debian-Installer Loader is a Debian Etch installer for Windows which adds an
| entry to the boot menu that allows you to start the Debian installation.
| Unlike the Ubuntu installation with Wubi, real Debian partitions are created
| during the installation. In the end, you have a dual-boot system
| (Windows/Debian).

It is therefore not surprising that Debian's offspring is so well accepted.
It's even preinstalled...

"Dell insiders tell me customer reaction to the company's Ubuntu PCs,
introduced in June, has been good. "