SP2 Prerequisite Updates may include:
. Description of the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 installation
software feature update (28 Apr-09)
. Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for
Windows Server 2008, and for Windows 7 (22 Sept-09)
Have both KB955430 and KB947821 been installed?
Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for
Windows Vista, but only for Service Pack 2 (SP2). This support, originally
scheduled to end 26 November 2009, has been extended until 26 February 2010.
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location. Some issues may require more advanced support for which there is a
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select appropriate category (i.e., Download issue; Installation issue;
Issues after you install a service pack).
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
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> "Mike" <home@newsgroup> wrote in message
>> When I try to install Vista SP 2, it goes great until the end where I
>> getting the same error - "The SMI primitive installer failed during setup
>> or servicing". In the details it lists
>> "ERROR_SMI_PRIMITIVE_INSTALLER_FAILED(0X8007371c)" I realize that the
>> only true service pack to vista is Windows 7 (lol), but has anyone have
>> this error before?