How long have you left it at that stage? It can take a considerable time
for an upgrade. The more programs that you have installed, the longer the
'gather' stage will take.
Did you run the Upgrade Advisor on your computer before attempting the
Did you uninstall any antivirus/anti-spyware utilities, and any other
software/utilities that were flagged as incompatible by the Upgrade Advisor?
Any burning software should also be uninstalled before upgrade.
Be sure to check for Vista-compatible versions of your software for
installation after upgrade.
Jane, not plain
64 bit enabled :-)
Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
MVP Windows Shell/User
"Devin" <Devin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I just recieved my Vista Express upgrade and i followed all instructions
> when while its installing it stops at 20% when its gathering