Re: Cannot boot after Vista installation
Thanks for the response. I deleted my antivirus/ firewall and reinstalled. It
worked this time, though I wish I had kept XP. I should have listened to my
> slusmiles wrote:
> > Last night I tried installing Vista Home Premium over XP Media Edition and
> > when the computer booted at some point, it gut stuck in a boot up loop after
> > the "loading line" screen. I was able to get to a screen that said windows
> > had started incorrectly, did I want to boot in safe mode, etc. I rebooted in
> > reg. mode but got a blue screen that flashed (not enough time to read
> > message) and my computer rebooted. I chose safe mode this time but it
> > wouldn't let me continue with safe mode and install. It rebooted again and I
> > choose reg. mode, but I keep running into the same problem. I am using the
> > Toshiba vista install tool so I have uninstalled everything necessary and
> > installed new bios from Toshiba for Vista before upgrade. I got frustrated
> > and undid the Vista installation, but am now missing 20 programs that I had
> > to uninstall to proceed with the new installation. I'm just trying to figure
> > out how to proceed when I attempt to install Vista again.
> As far as I can tell from reading these Vista newsgroups, this kind of
> install problem is always caused by incorrect hardware drivers.
> In addition to the new BIOS from Toshiba you also need any new hardware
> drivers for Vista. Toshiba should have new drivers available on their
> website (if they are supporting Vista).