RE: Unsuccessful upgrade to Vista - Successful rollback to XP
Thanks. I'll post the files once I return to my other computer. I appreciate
> Hi Kramer,
> If you refer to my post 'Clean Install Windows Vista Using Upgrade Media',
> also in this newsgroup, you will find detailed instructions that should solve
> your problem. Upgrading to Vista would have been a lot easier had Microsoft
> done it the same way as it has with XP, ie ask for the installation disk of
> the previous version to be inserted during the install routine. As for the
> log files, you need to post the contents for someone to be able to assist you
> with them.
> "KramerVA" wrote:
> > The advisor tells me I have no issues that will prevent me from upgrading. It
> > said after the upgrade to update my intellipoint software and my messenger
> > program. There were no hardware conflicts. So now I get all the way through
> > the upgrade for the third time and I get the starting Windows Vista for the
> > first time screen. Next it goes back to the Completing Upgrade and then I get
> > a quick blue screen that says at the bottom Dumping Memory and a reboot which
> > prompts a rollback to XP Professional. Thankfully that is successful. I have
> > been in the Windows Root Folder
> > ( C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\ ) and found several log files but, I do
> > not know how to decipher these. I see the time of the failure but do not know
> > what caused it.
> > Any guidance would be appreciated.