I did that before this last attempt actually.. if anything, it caused more
> One thing I find helpful is to run the disk defragmenter before updating or
> installing any major programs.
> "HellsChicken" wrote:
> > So after several failed attempts at updating XP MCE to Vista Ultimate, I
> > figured I'd give it one last shot before doing a clean install. Bad idea -
> > this time not only did it fail (with an error about not being able to locate
> > the entry point to a function....), but the rollback to XP failed also!
> > I figured, Ok, I'll just install it to a 2nd partition. Nope! It's an
> > upgrade version, have to start the install from within windows! So now I'm
> > left with an unusable computer. It seems like I have to:
> > 1) Install XP to 2nd partition
> > 2) Copy data from partition 1 to partition 2
> > 3) Install XP to 1st partition (unless I can swap the drives; it's usually
> > preferable to have your primary OS installed on the first part of the disk,
> > no?)
> > 4) Upgrade to Vista
> > Does anyone have any suggestions on how to bypass steps 1-3 above? Any way
> > to either get that upgrade to complete or at least get the rollback to
> > complete?
> > Any help would be much appreciated.
> > If you need more info from the log files, please also include instructions
> > on how to get it! When the rollback part starts now, it just boots up a
> > command prompt (doesn't even try to rollback) and only the x: (which i think
> > is the temp partition setup creates) seems to be accessable, and I can't find
> > any useful log files).