Re: vista 64 SP2 dilemma
"MoFo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I purchased a new desktop the end of july and it came with vista 64.
> Ever since then, it has been trying to update with SP2 and it always
> errors off. Numerous other updates have failed also, .Net comes to mind,
> but several have installed without any problems. My questions is, since
> I plan on upgrading to Win 7 in October, is it worth my time to trouble
> shoot this and try to figure out why some updates do not update?
You will probably have problems upgrading to Win7 just as you are having
problems upgrading to SP2. One possibility is a corrupt cat file. Contact
MS for support upgrading to SP2 (free) or the computer manufacturer. Two
approaches I have used are installing SP2 in Safe Mode or performing an
upgrade install and then upgrading. For the latter you need to have a Vista
dvd that is at service pack 1 level. This is not the same as a restore