share|improve this answer answered Jul 12 '09 at 11:03 Sam Cogan 804611 The regular installation dvd only offers me a clean install. I have no idea, it should upgrade fine but it didn't. Penton. This is what I had to do. Check This Out
KoL, check out this thread - http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?show...=585198&hl= "Windows could not configure one or more system components, to install Windows restart the computer and then restart6 the installation." Yep that is the Then I had to call Microsoft to activate my copy because it didn't want to activate online. Retrieved May 26, 2015. ^ Ward, Keith (August 29, 2007). "Windows Vista SP1 Due in Early 2008". After all, Microsoft developed the upgrade system and is selling it to the general public.
Hi John, Many thanks for all your help and info, very useful in-deed.Take care and have a nice day.Linbeck Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Vista forum 5 The above took me a good 10 hours of phone call after phone call, going in circles, until a Microsoft engineer in India took pity on me and said she would After many failed attempts (see my SATA post from a few days ago... istartedsomething.
Windows How-to. The upgrade advisor or rather targeted at XP users. –Adrian Grigore Jul 12 '09 at 11:07 Are you booting from the CD? CBS Interactive. I am tempted to try buying a regular ultimate upgrade disc to see if that works.
Perhaps you be a on the lookout too and give some one a hand with this exasperating situation. Now, we have hi-def videos over the internet. Vista Home Premium runs as a... OS vista home premium 32bit New 27 Jan 2008 #6 akers View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : Jan 2008 Posts : 2 Vista 32 Local Time: 02:55
Archived from the original on January 21, 2007. Windows IT Pro. Wireless keyboards, networking adapters, and running programs could all be potential sources of the problem is they are generating what Windows determines as user activity. It was not Vista Ultimate with SP1.
AOL. The only option available is the clean install option. Share them in the comments.Hot Image Your PC's Hard Drive with DriveImage XMLHot Image Your PC's Hard Drive with DriveImage XMLHot Image Your PC's Hard Drive with DriveImage XMLYou don't need Retrieved May 30, 2015. ^ Fried, Ina (January 17, 2007). "Microsoft tries to spread Vista far and wide".
OS Vista 32 New 27 Jan 2008 #4 savino View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : Jan 2008 Posts : 5 vista home premium 32bit Local Time: 04:55 General Discussion Vista Upgrade from Home Premium to UltimateIs there any way for me to upgrade my version of Home Premium to Ultimate, without requiring a clean install? A previous attempt at a clean install... this contact form Like you stated, if the computer is reported to be compatible, why won't ultimate install?
This I got from Microsoft support. This problem must be widespread; I am making a hardcopy of what I have just typed so to be quickly ready with a reply to others here with this problem. Retrieved May 30, 2015. ^ Hill, Brandon (January 28, 2007). "No More Clean Installs Using Upgrade Discs With Windows Vista".
Windows How-to. Retrieved May 30, 2015. ^ "Microsoft U.S. Retrieved May 26, 2015. ^ Product Red (January 25, 2008). "Dell and Microsoft Launch (PRODUCT) RED Branded Products to Help Eliminate AIDS in Africa". Im not understanding the issue here.
After many failed attempts (see my SATA post from a few days ago... When I try installing from Vista 32 (with or without the RC1 beta) to 64 it tells me that the upgrade function has been disabled and I have to do a Did they happen to mention how the programmers disconnected their brains while they were writing code? http://brainybooks.net/vista-home/vista-home-premium.html To upgrade, cancel the installation and then choose to upgrade to a version of Windows that is more recent than the version you are already running." Could this problem be occuring
SuperSite for Windows. The former featured the signature of Bill Gates on the front of the packaging along with a unique production number; the edition was limited to 25,000 copies. Windows Vista (PRODUCT) RED They had me log into my current install of Windows Vista and then go to Start -> Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features. alexmvp Groovy Contributor Posts: 167Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:16 pmLocation: Portland, OR Top Re: Cant upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Vista Ultimate by Vadim » Tue Apr 21,
Retrieved August 9, 2015. ^ a b c Microsoft. "Appendix I: Internet-Based Resources Available from the Start Menu, Control Panel, and Windows Movie Maker". Sign In Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? Microsoft. When i do the upgrade, i have to go into the digital locker and get the key.
Why can't we reverse hashes? Penton. Retrieved May 30, 2015. ^ Thurrott, Paul (February 3, 2007). "How to Clean Install Windows Vista with Upgrade Media". http://h30434.www3.hp.com/psg/board/pri ...