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rebman

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Here's the deal. I went out and spent the 450 or whatever for vista prem. and I would like to know how to install it off of my USB DVD drive.. I am about 75% done installing and it needed to reboot but now it won't read the from the usb drive and it keeps blue screening me.. any help ASAP will be paid via paypal $50. thanks.
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Hello again

Thanks for the PM.

Just got back in from a doctor's appointment.

I need to know if you are overwriting a previous OS or starting fresh? Is this a Vista upgrade?

Have a look at this site which may help you (I am going to be away most of the day).

http://www.winsupers...grade_clean.asp
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I am overwriting XP.
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Did the info from the Paul Thurrott link not help you?
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Not really, Here's the deal now.

I returned my external dvd drive and got an internal dvd drive.

But i still get the blue screen.
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It's not a vista upgrade dvd.. its Vista Ultimate, the full version.
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Hi rebman...

Do you have data on the machine that needs to be saved? When installing the full version of Ultimate, I've found that a clean install (including the format) is the best way. Besides the upgrade taking forever to complete, it has proven a bit glitchy on the machines I have installed it on.

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I am happy to say... I AM POSTING THIS FROM VISTA!!! WOO. Got it to install.. Thanks for the effort guys.
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Thanks for letting us know! :whistling:
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Glad it worked out for you.
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I appreciate the quick help guys. Thank you.
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