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ok...do i have like a messed up vista cd? cause it isnt booting on boot up...i tried changing the boot sequence and booting it from the boot menu. doesnt seem to want to boot.
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To install Vista "correctly"..the way Microsoft intended it to be installed...

If you have a full install DVD:
Set your optical driver as the boot drive in your bios.
Put the Vista DVD in and boot..(note D-V-D, not CD).
Follow the prompts.


If you have an upgrade DVD:
Note, the upgrade disk will not give you the option to boot XP after Vista is installed.
Boot XP
Put the VISTA DVD in the DVD drive.
Follow the prompts
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