Re: vista 32 bit freezes during installation
If you have 2 purchased OEM versions you are fine. I mistakenly assumed you
had the retail Ultimate which comes with both disks, only one of which is
licensed to be installed at one time.
"maxvista" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I did not even know!? Did not read this anywhere yet.
> Both my copies of vista 32 & 64 are authentic OEM with CAD and all.
> I hope vista 64 will have more drivers and less compatibility issues as I
> love the platform look and appearance. This way won't need to switch
> up different OS.
> "John Barnes" wrote:
>> You aren't licensed to have both versions installed at the same time.
>> will run into activation problems even if you do get it installed.
>> "maxvista" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > My vista Ultimate 32 bit freezes towards finalizing installation.
>> > I read on various forums and did what I could:
>> > - dropped from 8GB RAM to 2GB (still froze)
>> > - I installed on an EIDE HDD clean unpartitioned (still froze)
>> > I got a brand new system that I assembled, I have already Vista
>> > Ultimate
>> > 64
>> > Bit and XP media center running perfect. I wanted to add vista 32 bit
>> > as I
>> > am
>> > unable to run all softwares and games I wanted.
>> > My System
>> > - EVGA 680I Motherboard
>> > - Intel Quad 6600 2.4 GHZ
>> > - EVGA 8800 GTS 640MB
>> > - G-Skill 2GB x4 = 8GB
>> > - 3 HDD 500GB SATA 2 partitions, 400GB SATA no partitions, 250 GB EIDE
>> > - Hauppage 1800 Tv Tuner
>> > Appreciate all the help