Re: can't upgrade WinXP pro to Vista Ultimate - error
Thanks for the reply - I have already tried running the disk from within
WinXP. I have also tried a clean boot from the install disk and same error.
"Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:
> Assuming you have a conventional "Upgrade Version" of Windows Vista,
> you need to be at your Windows XP desktop, then insert the Vista DVD
> in your DVD drive to upgrade.
> "carlosg" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:3E473355-B045-45AF-A21A-91512271E076@microsoft.com...
> Hi - guys i have been trying to upgrade from WinXP to Ultimate. My system
> passed the compatibilty check with the message "There are no known system
> issues preventing you from upgrading to Windows Vista."
> Every time i try to upgrade I receive the following messages "compliance
> check disabled" and "upgrade compliance check could not be performed" and the
> 'upgrade' option is greyed-out only the 'install' option is available.
> My winxp is completely updated with latest ms patches so am not sure why. I
> want to upgrade as i don't want to lose my existing settings/data/sofware etc.
> anyone know why?