RE: Vista Business on Dell XPS M1330
Disabling ACHI and enabling SATA seemed to do the trick, thanks for the help!
> See if you can use the F8 (Advanced Startup Menu) and select "Disable
> Automatic Restart on System Failure" this should leave a bluescreen with more
> likely it has something to do with the AHCI drivers. Try disabling AHCI
> (SATA OPERATION, may have ATA option), you will need to disable flash-cache
> as well. Note F2 at Dell logo to enter setup.
> if after disabling AHCI it still does not boot, go back to F8 -> repair my
> computer -> Startup repair
> "Steve" wrote:
> > "Mick Murphy" wrote:
> > > Would you mind saying how you installed it?
> > > Did you set bios to boot from CD/DVD drive, disconnect peripherals, etc?
> > >
> > > "Steve" wrote:
> > >
> > > > We got a laptop that came pre-installed with Vista Home and wanted to upgrade
> > > > to Vista Business but it says that it can only upgrade to Ultimate, so I got
> > > > the Business stand alone cd's and installed it and now the machine blue
> > > > screens upon start up and goes by too quick for me to read the message and is
> > > > in a constant state of reboot. Any suggestions would be helpful!
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Steve