Thanks for the help .. . unfortunately, when I go to safe mode it says that
"windows is unable to complete the installation in safe mode"
so I guess it's still in the final stages on installation
currently running my monitor at 1024x768 @75 in windows xp
when I am installing vista, it's on a second drive, so i unplug my current
one and let it boot up etc. not sure if that helps with anything. should
I set my rate to 60 in xp? even though that drive is not loaded when i'm
> After it does this see if you can do an F8 safe mode boot and then make sure
> that our PC desktop resolution is set to 1024x768 (@60) if that is the
> native resolution of you VGA connected monitor before you try a normal boot.
> "Mike" <Mike@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I am trying to install Vista .. my video card is an Nvidia 6600GT. I used
> > the upgrade advisor and it did not find any problems with my video card or
> > monitor.
> > I can complete installation until the final step when it resets. Then
> > upon
> > final (?) reboot, it stops and the monitor says the following:
> > OUT OF RANGE
> > VGA in : 1024 x 768
> > H Sync: +68.5 KHZ
> > V Sync: +84.7 HZ
> > Clock: 184 MHZ
> > I am doing a clean install on a new hard drive, so no drivers are loaded
> > from my current XP install.
> > what the heck is going on and how do I fix it??
> > Thanks!