Re: BSOD on upgrade from XP with 0x0000007F error
You are best off disconnecting hardware you don't need for the upgrade. You
also need to uninstall any low level processing programs (kernel level),
like anti-virus, firewalls, etc regardless of whether they are on the
upgrade advisor. Sometimes it is necessary to uninstall the video card
driver and let it default to the included driver and install the latest
"gimpy.gimpy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> The upgrade advisor didn't find any problems. When I innstalled Vista I
> the compatibility check and it suggested that I might have to update my
> drivers but I don't use RAID and it is disabled in the BIOS.
> "thumper" wrote:
>> Of course I meant "Upgrade Advisor".... ;-)
>> "thumper" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > How did the Vista compatibility report turn out??? Did you run that
>> > before you attemoted an upgrade???
>> > "gimpy.gimpy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > news:8AF1543A-964C-4022-AE3F-CD490AAEE93F@microsoft.com...
>> >> I'm trying to upgrade XP home to Vista Home Premium, the install seems
>> >> to
>> >> work fine until the final boot when it appears to try and load vista.
>> >> I
>> >> then
>> >> get a BSOD with the error 0x0000007F and it reverts back to XP. Help.