I am building a brand new system and bit the bullet and am attempting to
install Vista Ultimate 64 with SP1 (Brand Spanking New DVD with SP1 on
Everything boots up just fine, memory is okay (4 Gb), install runs fine
and after the reboot, I get the following:
Info: Windows failed to load because the kernel is missing, or corrupt.
(I purchased all parts and software from Newegg)
When I go to the MS Support site and put in the Product Key, it tells
me that it's in an invalid format. 5 - 5 - 5 - etc is what I have,
however, Microsoft is wanting 5 - 3 - 5 -etc. format.
I have pulled out EVERYTHING and disconnected EVERYTHING except the
DVD, HD, and vid card, so I'm running it as barebones as I can. (Thank
God I kept my XP system...
Please help before I go play Frisbee Golf with this DVD.