RE: Home Premium-Upgrade Install
you can try reload dvd driver, here are steps:
1. type "device manager" in search.
2. expand to "DVD/CD-Rom drivers", double click DVD device.
3. click "driver" tab, click uninstall, click ok.
4. restart computer, vista will reload the DVD driver.
> If I read correctly, your PC does not see anything on th edosk but your
> laptop does. I suspect a problem with your DVD drive on the PC. You nee to
> correct that 1st. Can it read any other DVDs? It may need to be cleaned.
> Once you are at a point that you can read the drive, I cannot state stongly
> enough that you should do a clean install, wiping the drive clean. Save all
> your data and do it. You will avoid a lot of headaches.
> "nolan" wrote:
> > Hmmm...OK, my desktop will not read the install disk; after about 5 min of
> > the drive trying to read it it just reads as "DVD-ROM", and cannot open.
> > When you check the properties is says that there are 0 bytes used and 0 bytes
> > free. (It is a 32-bit running system, x86 processor and plays regular DVDs
> > fine). Laptop...installs just fine. Untill the last part of install,
> > "completing upgrades" (what seems like the last step) and stops at 28%... and
> > nothing happens.
> > Desktop: nVidia AGP GeForceFX 5700 LE, 3072 MB DDR DIMM PC3200, SONY DVD RW
> > DW-D18A Type DVD-RW drive, AMD Athlon XP 3200+ Socket A (462)
> > Manufacturer Codename : Barton
> > Laptop: ATI MOBILITY RADEON X700, 1024MB DDR DIMM PC3200, (optic drive)
> > HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GWA-4082N, AMD Turion 64 MT-3700+ Socket 754