> It's just an advisor, and it appears you have the basic components to run
> Vista. From my own experience, if you burn the .iso file yourself, do it at
> the lowest speed possible. Then, I highly recommend you install RC1 in a
> dual-boot environment, and RC1 in its own partition. You CANNOT rollback to
> any previous version. Also, boot up to XP, then insert the Vista DVD and do
> the setup from within XP. Do an "advanced" or "custom" setup - NOT UPGRADE.
> Also, be patient. My install(s) took over an hour. Start it - enter your
> product key - then watch some TV or do those chores hanging on your
> shoulders. If you don't adhere to these steps, you "could" seriously
> jeopardize your current setup.
> "CaptCanada" wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I have tried running the Vista Upgrade Advisor several times and each time I
> > have let it run for over 1/2 hour and it still doesn't produce any results.
> > Any ideas as to why it may be stuck?
> > Here is my setup:
> > MSI RS480-IL mobo
> > Award Bios 3.9
> > WinXP Pro SP2
> > AMD 64 3000
> > 1G DDR 400
> > MSI 6600GT TD 128 running 91.31 drivers
> > WD 80G HD
> > Creative Audigy
> > DVD ROM
> > CDRW
> > Thanks
I am unable install either by booting from the DVD, as I get a corrupted
file error when trying to extract and when I try to install from within
WinXP, I get an ACPI compliant error, stating my system is not ACPI