Disable any boot time protection in the system BIOS, and uninstall any
active antivirus software in the existing system (note that I said
uninstall, not just disable). You can install a Vista compatible version
after the upgrade completes.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"Livin Legend" <Livin Legend@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I've been trying to upgrade to Vista Home Premium from windows XP media
> center 2005 update rollup-2 when I try to upgrade or clean install I get
> error message that states that the computer cannot do anything with the
> configuration, then cancels the installation. I have an HP a1243w, with
> AMD Athlon(tm) 64 +3200 1.79 GHZ processor running 1.43 gigs of RAM and I
> have 32.5 Gigs of Free space on my STA hard drive.