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Windows is unable to install(VISTA install prblem)

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by ai3gtmc, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. ai3gtmc

    ai3gtmc Guest

    hi when I'm trying to install vista I get the error when selecting the hard drives :

    "Unable to install Windows to the selected location"

    I tired to boot with the DVD and upgrade type too, I still got the same error.

    already tried formating the harddrive.

    I also tried the Vista RC2(works fine months ago) but I got the same error.

    My Specs:
    Intel Celeron 1.6ghz
    512mb of ram
    ati radeon 9250 128 mb
    maxtor 60gb and maxtor 20 gb of harddrive.
    DVD Writer 8x

    Please reply, it's urgent Smile I only have 2 hours...

    Thanks in Advance
     
  2. ai3gtmc

    ai3gtmc Guest

    please someone...
     
  3. rdmercer1

    rdmercer1 Active member

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    did you go to microsoft website and do the test to see if your system is up to the vista bulk? you need some more ram,
     
  4. The_Fiend

    The_Fiend Guest

    Your system is NOT good enough to properly run Vista.
    You need AT LEAST 1 GB of RAM, and a better videocard wouldn't hurt either, IF you are still going to try and install it.
    I wouldn't do it if i where you though.
     
  5. djwest

    djwest Member

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    I just purchased a new laptop from Dell with Vista on it, and it is the biggest peice of trash I have ever tried to use (becuse of Vista)I e-mailed Dell over it and waiting for reply but it took me into 6 different windows asking me what to do before I could contact Dell!!!
     
  6. ai3gtmc

    ai3gtmc Guest

    it works fine on my pc weeks ago.. but my bro reformatted it because he cant play his game..:( i used the readyboost thing so my pc is not that slow... and besides the minimum requirement is 512 mb, 20 gb hdd with 15gb free space, and blah etc.

    i asked the microsoft forums about it but no one replied.. seems no one had encountered the same error as mine...
     
  7. The_Fiend

    The_Fiend Guest

    Those minimal requirements will barely allow your system to run once Vista is installed.
    The requirements i gave are what most computer stores consider the bare minimum to run Vista.
    And since last i checked,microsoft where idiots when it came to hardware, i'd feel it's safe to say that you're better of trusting folks who know the hardware.
     
  8. ai3gtmc

    ai3gtmc Guest

    hmm then whats my problem then?....
     
  9. colw

    colw Active member

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    Inability to read or comprehend good advice?

    Your system is insufficient to run Vista.
     
  10. ai3gtmc

    ai3gtmc Guest

    ok i upgraded my Processor and Memory today

    Processor upgraded to Intel P4 3.0ghz

    memory Upgraded to 1gb(money is short:( i want 2gb...)
     

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