Re: Vista install problem - Now stuck on Startup Repair
You can not upgrade Vista Home Premium to Business, so Business Upgrade is a
waste of time for most people.
> "capasitore" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Hey guys
> > Recently I bought a new laptop, a Sony Vaio VGN-NS11Z/S. But I've
> > already bumped into some problems.
> > It bought it with Vista 32bit (x86) preinstalled and today I tried to
> > install Vista x64 which I got through Microsoft Bizspark.
> > I simply downloaded the ISO and burnt it onto a DVD, everything seemt
> > fine and I was prompted for my serial number which I entered and it
> > started installing. All of a sudden the install encounters a problem and
> > the installation terminates.
> > When I try to start my computer after this event Startup Repair pops up
> > and after a while it says "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer
> > automatically". Instead I'm left with a couple of options like restore
> > from a system restore point, open Command prompt etc. None of the
> > options does anything for me since I've been stupid and never made any
> > restore points or backups of any kind.
> > Is there any known fix to this problem or am I basically stuck with a
> > 1000$ paper weight?
> Well, you could ask Sony for restore media or you could just go out and buy
> a 32bit version of the Vista you want to install. Personally, I prefer the
> Business edition. It's available in OEM, Upgrade and full retail packages.