Re: XP to Vista Upgrade Mid-install error
Had the same problem, same board, etc. Went into bios and
disabled on board sound (AC '97). rebooted and everything
went fine from there.
> I recently tried to upgrade my computer from Windows XP home to Windows Vista
> Home Premium and have run into some trouble. Everything was going fine and it
> said it was in the last stages of the install/upgrade when on a boot up I got
> the Blue Screen of death with "IRQL_NOT_EQUAL" and it went into a cycle of
> rebooting and getting that over and over. I tried Safe-Mode and was told
> since the install cannot be completed in safemode so it would not open
> safemode. I tried to use the install Disk's repair program and it just sits
> there for hours saying its searching for the problem, but appears to do
> nothing. It didn't creat any rollback image so I can't go back to XP, as far
> as I can tell.
> One possible thought on why I can't get it to work is some drivers not
> updated for something. I stupidly forgot to install the new drivers for my
> processor which I recently upgraded.
> I haven't had time to tool around with it yet but if anyone can point me in
> the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.
> AMD 64 X2 +3800, 1GB Corsair DDR, ABIT AN8 Fatality Series Socket 939, ATI
> Radeon X900 Pro.