Well, I've installed the same DVD under Virtual PC, and that worked fine. So
I don't think it's a bad burn.
I've tried the install again without the sound drivers installed - same
Has anyone else even seen this error when upgrading?
> I've tried upgrading Beta 2 to RC1. Everything goes smoothly (although
> slowly) until the grey screen which says that Windows is preparing to start
> for the first time.
> A BSOD follows, due to BAD_POOL_CALLER (0x000000C2).
> I've tried removing all the ATI software, disabling installation updates,
> and (following advice from this group) removing all USB and SATA devices
> during installation. Nothing has worked!
> The install is fine prior to this. The ISO was burnt and verified with
> Nero, so I don't believe that to be the problem. I've had no major problems
> with Beta 2, except that my LCD TV is fussy about input resolutions!
> I'm disappointed that the RC should have these problems, especially when the
> Beta 2 is OK. Does anybody have any ideas? I don't really want to format
> and do a clean install.
> Pentium 4 3.0GHz HT
> Gigabyte 865PE Mobo
> ATI 9600XT graphics
> 2GB DDR400 RAM
> 2 x IBM Deathstar 120GB HDDs
> 1 x Seagate 160GB SATA HDD
> 1 x DVD-RW, 1 x DVD-ROM
> Santa Cruz soundcard
> Nothing cutting-edge, but nothing out of the ordinary either.
> Any help appreciated!