RE: Passes Ugrade Advisor, Fails Install
Step 1: Make sure you have absolutely no Anti-Virus in your program folders
Step 2: Try the Upgrade again.
Step 3: Backup all of your files, and reformat your system to the original
Manufacturer settings. If XP was not Pre-Installed, go ahead and re-install
Windows XP. Than the upgrade will work fine.
What has happened, is apparently something that had been uninstalled from
your computer had disabled some of the installation files. Reformatting will
Let me know if this does not help and we will try another option. This has
been the number one solution for Failed Upgrades.
> Trying to install Vista Ultimate upgrade over XP Pro.
> System is new. Assembled since the first of the year, with the intention of
> running Vista. Configuration as follows: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+, in an ECS
> NFORCE4M-A motherboard ( CPU and MB purchased as a unit from Fry's), 2GB
> PC6400 RAM, EVGA e-GeForce 7600 GT video card, 2 ea WD Raptor SATA 74GB
> 10000 RPM hard drives running in RAID 0.
> At about 68% of completion phase, I get an error message saying the install
> failed and that I should run the Upgrade Advisor in order to determine the
> cause. The Upgrade Advisor certifies that the system can run Vista and
> reccomends the Business Edition.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, in advance.