RE: Vista Home premium installed - then no basic tasks work
> I ran upgrade advisor, says my PC is more than capable of an in place
> install. Once i installed Vista Home Premium Upgrade over my XP Media Center
> Edition, the windows come up. Then i logged in & received numerous error
> messages about software & attempted to allow windows to find correct drivers.
> The erros of Task manager not working, IE7 not able to run and must shut
> down, Windows Explorer not able to run and must shut down, Media Center not
> able to run and must shut down, PCI drivers cannot be found and shut down, UI
> acces could not run & I am assuming this means I was not able to assign
> myself as an administrator & perhaps that is why i am not able to download
> the corrections that windows says were out there for the PCI & sound card
> "fix". When i attempted to make corrections, eventually the screen goes black
> for my sign-on - except for the "gadgets" & i cannot even get the "start"
> button. i am completely down & have absolutely no clue what to do to even get
> connected to IE7 so that i can even try to download any potential fix'. i
> know the internet is connected, because when I check to see the networking,
> it says i a connected to the internet, but I cannot access it because
> Internet Explorer says it is unable to run & shuts down ???????
> HELP........... I think I may just want my XP Media Center Edition back at
> this rate because I am now dead in the water.......