Re: Vista Install Hangs at 62% completing upgrade
1) Yes, it's probably hung and it won't matter at this point if you exit or
not. Try rebooting, it may finish - but it also may not. Hopefully you
backed up data files before beginning. You may need to try installing clean
to a new folder.
2) You can install either on the Turion processor, and actually using 32-bit
is generally recommended as driver support for 64-bit is spotty on a lot of
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"Julie C" <JulieC@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I am attempting to install Vista Home Premium on my Gate MX laptop, with an
> AMD Turion x62 dual core processor.
> My first 3 attempts at installing went like this:
> 1) first 2 attempts -- found applications that wouldn't work (after 3
> of installation time each time) and said I had to remove those apps.
> 2) 3rd attemp -- went through all of install, got to the end, said it
> successful, and rolled back to XP by itself.
> Talked to gateway support, they said to update my drivers for AMD Turion
> attempt reinstall. Did so.
> Install seemed to go a lot faster, but 5 hours ago (!) hung at the
> "Completing Upgrade" step at 62% complete.
> I am assuming 5 hours means this install is hung. If I try to exit out of
> install, it says if I stop at this point my computer may become unusable.
> don't know what to do!
> 1) should I quit install anyway, if so, what will happen? should I reboot,
> what to do here?
> 2) in digging around, I am wondering if I should have ordered a 64 bit
> version of windows vista upgrade for an AMD turion processor? I would
> thought it could run either?
> Help, scared my machine is hosed.