Re: Vista Ultimate upgrade install error
I have contacted Microsoft Support and at this point they believe the issue
is drivers. From what I was told drivers are loaded during this portion of
the process, and it is advisable to disconnect all external devices (i.e.
printers, scanners, hard drives. Not mouse/keyboard.) prior to attempting
the upgrade. I was also told I should install the Vista versions of things
like my video card and sound card, but the installers detect the OS and will
not install under XP.
When I have another 6 hour block of time (4 for the upgrade and 2 for the
roll-back to XP) I will give the upgrade another try without my external
> Me too - I am upgrading from Vista Premium to Ultimate. On last
> reboot I get blue screen of death which disappears so fast I can't
> read message. I've tried upgrading with both "Check for new files" and
> not. No luck. Next try will be on a separate partition as a new
> install. This is way more annoying than I expected, as I MUST have
> Ultimate to get remote access enabled.