RE: Error message with no explanation during install
Gizmo, you can't upgrade from XP Professional to Vista Home Premium.
It is not a recognised upgrade path.
For an upgrade path from XP Pro, you can only go Business or Ultimate.
> I have tried to install Vista Premium Upgrade on my pc. During the
> installation, it just says that it has encountered an error and cannot
> continue. The first time I thought it was because I forgot to shutdown my
> antivirus program. So I tried again and received the same message. I have
> nothing conflicting when I run the advisor, except for the fact that I don't
> have a dvd-rw. I don't know what I need to do. . . Do I also need to shut
> down my firewall?? I have searched the Vista technical suppport site high and
> low, and I can't find a thing. I am upgrading from Windows XP Professional.
> Any help would be appreciated. . .