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Can anyone make any sense of this error:

"Windows setup cannot determine if this computer supports installing this version of windows"

this comes from when i try to install vista when i am in windows xp and just open the dvd and say i want to install vista

I scratch my head and go "what!"
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Does the word STUPID come to mind, and I'm not refering to you
Kinds of lends creadance to MS making another fine product.
    
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yeah i kind of felt the same way

The error does not lead me in any way to resolve the problem

Maybe ill stick to XP for a little longer
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post #4 of 6
Why are you trying to install Vista inside of XP? Just boot from the disk and install from there.
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Wait you are installing vista while currently in xp?

Your not supposed to do that. Put the disk in the drive then reboot and boot from cd drive and then go ahead and install.

Or where you just asking what the error message meant?
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Originally Posted by mycomputersucks
Why are you trying to install Vista inside of XP? Just boot from the disk and install from there.

Well i tried to do that. Vista does not like my raid configuration. I get an almost similiar non descriptive error.

I load my raid array drivers and then select the partition i want to install on. It then tells me that it cannot determine if i have a system drive present.
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