Re: 80070103 when installing Vista
>>> Are you trying to upgrade on top of your existing XP, or do a clean
>>> install in a separate partition?
>> Upgrade on top of existing XP.
> Hm. Well, I looked at the link John posted, which talks about
> installing device drivers. That doesn't make much sense unless
> the error message is completely misleading. That's certainly a
Yeah, that's why I said the error is completely weird to me. I realized
my XP had some pending updates so I updated it. I've NVidia driver #
BTW, manual update of driver instructions are broken.
> Many people have posted here with strange install problems that
> vanish when they tried a clean install instead of an upgrade.
I tried booting with the media and got exactly the same error.
> That is what I would do in your situation, but maybe someone else
> will have a better idea.
> (You may legally do a clean install and use it for up to 30 days
> without using your product key.)
I do have a product key though
I've had quite a few problems with Vista recently. Is it really ready
for prime time ?