IMHO Vista and later OSs have used multiple restarts in order to provide
better protection against interruptions such as power failures during the
installation/upgrade so that they could recover easily from such problems.
I was pleased to see them provide this additional protection.
"Viktor Kvapil" <viktor,kvapil@xxxxxx,hvb-cee,com> wrote in message
> Hi Everyone did anyone manage to find background information about
> running during every stage of the vista servicepack installation? I mean
> 200,XP,2003 was able to do everything on one restart, why is necessary to
> have 3 stages in Win Vista and Serv 2008
> Viktor Kvapil
> IT servers system group