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As of now, can i use RC1 to update from XP?
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I tried updating from xp and it seemed very buggy, a view things didnt work, if you have a big enough hdd try partitioning it and dual booting so you can still use xp, and you can still get all your other stuff off of the hdd
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RC1 was buggy for me upgrading from XP...but it eventually worked. I found it worked better than a fresh install.

And worst case, if it fails, it will roll back with no apparent ill side effects.
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Ok cool. Thanks alot guys. I will try upgrading from Xp, and see what happens. don't want to mess around with partitions quite yet.
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post #5 of 18
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alrighty here...well i can't upgrade (it's disabled) , does anybody know of a quick easy painless way to 1). Install Vista a different way or 2). Partition for vista ?
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Let me rephrase that, can anybody direct me to a free partition manager?
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post #7 of 18
If you're using RC1, what build version is it?
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Never heard of the "upgrade" being disabled...

http://www.download.com/Paragon-Part...ml?tag=lst-4-2

I believe that will do the trick, but do some research before you execute the partition.
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post #9 of 18
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Quote:
If you're using RC1, what build version is it?
Umm...this one. The newest one I believe.

In fact every vista that I have attempted to install has had the upgrade disabled. Does it have something to do with my computer?

Quote:
Never heard of the "upgrade" being disabled...

http://www.download.com/Paragon-Part...ml?tag=lst-4-2

I believe that will do the trick, but do some research before you execute the partition.
That software is just a demo...probably won't let me do much
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post #10 of 18
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Alright, well I tried one last thing (before I go to school), and that way installing it without booting into it. So, I did, and then I got the following error (attached).
What should I do?
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