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Registered in England 112955. I just successfully downloaded the WindowsVistaUpgradeAdvisor.msi from the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor RC page (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/upgradeadvisor/default.mspx). Click here to join today! Reply M3 Sweatt says: October 26, 2006 at 10:27 pm Hmmm… that's strange. weblink

Cullimore View Public Profile Visit Cullimore's homepage! If you are planning on installing Windows Vista on your current computer, you can check to see if your hardware can handle Vista’s system requirements at www.windowsvista.com/getready."

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The P4V8X-MX has video on the board making it a great value, but I figured AGP video with its own RAM would perform better - and the card was just gathering Again, both of these were disabled.As a side note, it's a constant source of frustration that it seemsthat 'disable' doesn't mean 'disable' with regard to some AV products.But is this the Did you disable your antivirus software while installing and running it? -- Best of Luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ Windows help - www.rickrogers.org My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com "Axiom"

Home About Free Computer Consultant Making PC Use Fun Again! John Barnes 2007-09-27 01:49:22 UTC PermalinkRaw Message You shouldn't need to uninstall for the upgrade advisor to run, but if youdo an 'upgrade' from XP to Vista, please do uninstall both Did you format the hard drive yourself or is it new? Similar Threads - Error Message Windows Solved errors in event viewer bkkpr, Sep 28, 2016, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 31 Views: 1,331 blues_harp28 Oct 6, 2016 Getting "Run-Time Error '5'

Will this be as simple as merely downloading new drivers? Rob.T, Mar 3, 2007 #1 DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member Couple of options. 1. I had to press the power button since it had gone to sleep waiting for me (fitting, as I have fallen asleep so many times waiting for Windows) but essentially it http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/windows-vista-upgrade-advisor-error.3254103/ Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd.

Is there a log somewhere with a more specific error message that might be helpful? Similar Threads So called Vista Upgrade Advisor Lies to Sell OEM Vista (no recovery mechanism when you buy) Chad Harris, Sep 10, 2006, in forum: Windows Vista Installation Replies: 1 Views: and reinstall > the latest version." > > Several reinstalls later I have no progress on this front... Any idea why this might happen would be my next question...

  1. Axiom 2007-09-24 19:32:03 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Yes, I uninstalled, redownloaded, and reinstalled WVUA.
  2. If the problem persists, you can uninstall Windows Vista Upgrade > > Advisor and reinstall the latest version. > > > > I have googled the error and am unable to
  3. That -- and setting my itgproxy with Port: 80 as noted above -- seemed to fix the problem.
  4. This all took placewhile my Symantec Anti-Virus Auto-Protect was disabled.Post by Rick RogersHi,Have you uninstalled, redownloaded, and reinstalled the advisor yet?Did you disable your antivirus software while installing and running it?--Best
  5. Is there a logsomewhere with a more specific error message that might be helpful?- Hide quoted text -- Show quoted text -I am also having this problem.
  6. To check your current PC, you can evaluate your current PCwith the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor.

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And I vote for meaningful error messages. , Sep 25, 2007 #6 John Barnes Guest You shouldn't need to uninstall for the upgrade advisor to run, but if you do Reply Helper1 says: February 9, 2007 at 11:47 pm To fix the error mentioned above simply go to start then run type "write" wordpad will open copy paste below start with If the problem persists, you can uninstall Windows Vista >> > Upgrade >> > Advisor and reinstall the latest version. >> > >> > I have googled the error and am The time now is 22:55. -- Digital Spy -- Mobile Forums DIGITAL SPY, PART OF THE HEARST UK ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK © 2015 Hearst Magazines UK is the trading name of the

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Select option for “Proxy Server” and use address field: “itgproxy” with Port: 80 4. Way too may failed upgrades fail until they are uninstalled.Any chance you are trying to run the advisor on a 64-bit version of XP? 7 Replies 2 Views Switch to linear Go to Tools -> Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN Settings 3. check over here Sign Up Now!

I have tried everything suggested on this forum to correct the error, but nothing has worked. Launch Internet Explorer 2. RPT, Mar 3, 2007 #1 rainforest123 Joined: Dec 28, 2004 Messages: 8,250 Which SP are you running?

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Again, both of these were disabled.As a side note, it's a constant source of frustration that it seemsthat 'disable' doesn't mean 'disable' with regard to some AV products.But is this the Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? If the problem persists, you can uninstall Windows Vista UpgradeAdvisor and reinstall the latest version.I have googled the error and am unable to find a solution. Reply Beth Wetherbee says: October 5, 2007 at 10:45 pm I had the same error running VUA, after having my upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Vista Ultimate fail.

Please check the verbage of the error message. Install Vista anyway. I have installed the latest version (1.0), and the error message persists. this content Advertisement RPT Thread Starter Joined: Nov 8, 2002 Messages: 163 I downloaded the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor, but when I tried to run it, I got an error message: "Windows Vista

From the article… "If you are holding off on any hardware purchases until after your Vista upgrade, Microsoft recently announced that about 250 hardware and software products for sale this holiday It worked when I first ran the scan, but on further scans, the error message appears.