Vista business 32-bit installation hangs on how to complete the installation...
I have a laptop Acer Aspire 5532 with Windows 7 64 bit. I want to install Vista 32 bit Business in a dual-boot configuration. (This configuration uses a commercial software test system)
I created a partition logic, then booted from the Vista DVD, installed everything properly, but it always hangs on the last step when it's loading drivers. Last page after the restart of the States: end of the installation... And then it crashes.
I also tried to install on the main (active) partition without Windows 7 that have the same thing happen.
I looked online and see that many people have the same problem, but none of their solutions worked for me. The only thing I have not tried is to load an earlier version of BIOS.
Thanks for any help!
First, go to the site of the manufacturer of your computer, and check to see if your model computer has Vista drivers available for him...
If the Vista drivers are not available for your model, forget the idea.
See you soon. Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Hello, I installed Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32-bit on a Dell Precision T3400 workstation, and I have also configured the strategies of groups for Non administrators. Basically, I disabled the removable drives, 'C' and had "only for non administrators." After edit in GP, the system has been precisely set and I am able to access the Administrators account and copy stuffs from my local drive on my USB key. But a few days later, I'm not able to use my USB or other external drives in Administrator account, it shows that 'inaccessible '. But I can't access local drives 'C' or '. Then I have to redo the group policies and it will last only for 3 days. Thanks :)
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I recently bought a copy of Vista Business 32 bit of the technology of my college Department. I originally wanted the 64-bit version, but this version is only available for students. I was told, however, that I would be able to order a 64-bit installation DVD. I went to the Windows Vista alternate Media page and entered my product key, but it came with a message that told me that he was not available. I'm just curious what about if I am actually able to order a 64-bit installation DVD or if there is even one for me to order.
Contact Microsoft and request a DVD 64 bit Windows Vista:
http://support.Microsoft.com/default.aspx/KB/326246 Carey Frisch
I forgot sony vaio (VGN-CS18GN) login password using windows vista business 32-bit processor. How should I proceed?
"What to do if you forget your Windows password"
"If you forget the administrator password, and you do not have a password reset disk or another administrator account, you will not be able to reset the password. If there is no other user account on the computer, you will not be able to log on Windows and you need to reinstall Windows. »
Microsoft prohibits any help given in these Forums for you help bypass or "crack" passwords lost or forgotten.
Here's information from Microsoft, explaining that the policy:
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I asked to re - install a company ISO of Vista Business 32-bit specific on some Optiplex GX620s former.
These are the only computers that we have. I tried every method of installation has failed to halfway through or simply does not work.
- Bootable flash drive (this worked the first time but is end of installation even after formatting the disc flash several times). I have been using this method.
- External DVD USB drive (BIOS is not recognize it as a boot device)
- Installation on an Optiplex 755, then proceed to the exchange of hard disks. (This causes a restart loop when the hard drive on the GX620 loading, I'm guessing that following a conflict of driver. I can't use the CD we since none of the GX620s have installation DVD players)
My question: is there another way to install this ISO I'm not aware of, or someone knows a way to solve one of the above mentioned conflicts?
I know that is a lot to ask for these older machines, but our resources are overwhelmed, and our budget is not allowing us to buy new desktop computers at the present time.
Thanks in advance for any advice you can give.
I would update your Windows 10130 then Windows 10 Pro machines to make them Windows 10 devices (should you decide to use them with Windows 10). Later, you can reinstall Windows Vista:
The Insider preview will soon expire so this upgrade path will be lost. In regards to the blue screen, run the full pre-launch F12 diagnostics:
Make full use of the WSUS Offline Update Patch Windows Vista:
When I insert my memory stick Duo PRO-HG in my laptop gateway E - 155 running Vista 32-bit Professional (Service Pack 2), and I check the Device Manager, a device called "MemoryDisk0" appears under the "Disk drives" section of Device Manager. It runs by default windows drivers disk.sys and partmg.sys. The disk memory is not recognized by Windows (it does appear as a hard drive under 'Computer'), or he 'fills' when this button is pressed under "Volume" in the Panel properties for MemoryDisk0 (I get an error msg). ALSO: if I hit "Scan for hardware changes" or even "Uninstall" for this device, the system just loops - nothing happens, and I have to use Windows Task Manager to end the task. ALSO: if I try to restart my computer, Windows will not come - I need to remove the Memory stick or return o a previous installation of good.
How can I get Windows Vista Business 32-bit to recognize the drive correctly? I visited the site of SONY, and the only driver I can find for sticks of memory is the MSAC-EX1. I did try and 'forcing' Device Manager Vista to load this driver for MemoryStick0, but Windows says that it is not a compatible driver.
1. When you mention "I get a msg of error", what is you get the exact error message?
In Device Manager , right-click on the "MemoryDisk0" and select Properties, and check what error code you get and post back with the details.
2. have you tried to connect a different Memory Stick?
If other USB keys connect very well, then I think your SONY Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo MS-HX16A could be faulty and you may have to contact Sony for better help.
Afterwards, do a right-click on the device (MemoryDisk0) in Device Manager and try to update and check if that helps.
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A workstation newly built (S5000XVN Intel / Xeon / 8 GB RAM / 2 GB RAM video) with Windows Vista Business 64-bit is used with AutoCAD 2009 (64-bit). The workstation hangs under stress, apparently because not enough RAM is available. ("Stress" is "Turning entirely made of a certain complexity 3D drawings")
The Task Manager / Performance tab indicates never to use RAM above about 3.25 GB, even if ten or more concurrent applications are loaded, including IE 8 (6 graphically heavy windows) and AutoCAD with 6 or more complex drawings open at the same time.
There are two issues, I think:
1. in the event that a busy workstation indicate use RAM above the 32-old bit of 3.2 GB limit?
2 are there MS Windows Vista settings that are necessary to ensure the use of RAM available?
Thanks in advance.
Thanks for the reply.
I studied the installation of AutoCAD 2009. It's actually the 64-bit version that is installed, and the Task Manager reports it as a 64-bit application when it runs. (In other words, it is not marked as a 32 bit application.)
I must admit that I no longer believe that the machine is running out of resources or do not use all the resources available to it. We tested the machine by throwing 18 complex, fully rendering the 3D drawings within the Academy, in addition to two cases of IE 8, three instances of Explorer Windows and MS Windows Mail. Use of the RAM did climb, reaching finally the 4.06 GB, clearly indicating that the 32-bit 3.2 GB limit has been exceeded. It seems that just drawings don't take up that much RAM. BTW, there was no increase in the paging activity that I could see.
However, the application does not seem to be frozen or looping when the client attempted to turn one of the drawings. The CPU on the two wires (Xeon processor) usage increased to 55% and remained there. the State of the process, as reported by the task manager went to "Not responding" and stayed there; and the display of the image froze on an empty workspace, with a three seconds flash drawing on every 20 seconds.
So: It now seems that there is a problem with AutoCAD, not a Vista problem. I would appreciate comments, however, if you think that this analysis is wrong, incomplete or based on wrong assumptions.
Thanks for your help.
I had a package of Vista business. Wanted to upgrade to Windows 7, because it is free upgrade offer. Downloaded Advisor followed the instructions. I am informed, I can move to Vista Business 32-bit but for 64 bit I have to do a custom installation. "became frustrated statement followed...". Vain! Frustrated I asked someone at work he copy of Windows 7 Ultimate I can install and upgrade because it training Microsoft gave me... Well guess what it does not work... My key won't turn on! I dear you Microsoft to try enjoying myself what to do about it?
Do you currently own a license for Windows 7 Ultimate? Windows 7 is not free, you really need a single license (product key) for her. You cannot borrow or use the product key from someone.
If you do not have a license, have you tried to restart by phone?
How to activate Windows 7 manually (activate by phone)
1) click Start and in the search for box type: slui.exe 4
(2) press the ENTER"" key.
(3) select your "country" in the list.
(4) choose the option "activate phone".
(5) stay on the phone (do not select/press all options) and wait for a person to help you with the activation.
(6) explain your problem clearly to the support person.
I have a copy of Vista Business 32 bit that I bought so at College and I wanted to install it on a laptop more old that I have (just something to have on the laptop to make it usable until I can buy a copy of Windows 7). I went through the installation process and when I was asked to validate the key on the DVD that I got a "the code you entered is in use, please type a different code" or something of the sort. At this point, I remembered that I used the DVD a few years trying to fix a computer for my mother. This computer has since surpassed this world. My question is this: is there a way to get that code off or released so that I can use it on another computer. I have the original disk and COA code for the disk. I just don't remember if it was a one time use or not and if it's possible. Otherwise it's not a big deal, as I said I am decided on buying a copy of 7, just do not know when, was just a shot in the water the hopes that I could reuse the old code.
As long as the code is not still active elsewhere, you are free to use forever once again, on any computer (one at a time).
To reset the number of activations, just call the number 1-800 that shows on this error message. Tell the operator and they will reset the meter and it let you to install again.
7 Windows vista upgrade problemDuring the upgrade of vista 64 bit, 7 64 bit process hangs about 2/3 of the way through the last part and I have to reboot that restores Vista. No idea what could be the cause of the crash?
I suggest you perform the steps in troubleshooting from the following link and check how it works.
Check out the following link for more information about how to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7
I have Window vista business 32 bit on Sony Vaio laptop. My automatic update of the window is on, a lot of updates were installed, I can't find the SP1. I checked the updates, saw "the view update history" but can't find SP1. Basic information system shows no service pack. 'Winver' shows Version 6.0 (6000 building). All other window updates have been installed except "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express edition service pack 3 (KB955706) who is still unable to install, do not know for what reason." I guess that there is no link between the failed SQL and SP1. It is after a complete reinstall of Vista 3-4 days back.
Prior to the relocation is in that the original version, Vista SP1 was installed automatically by the Update window.
I wonder if SP1 is already installed, but is not displayed or should I download and install it manually.
Thank you. I was able to install SP1 and SP2 after the changes and the process you described.
Thank you very much. goyalvimal
I am running Vista, up to this point, that I was able to make it work for me, and when I couldn't run my GIS software in Vista I used VistaBoot Pro and started in XP. I was with 2 GB of RAM and I tried to add more 2 GB and when I booted into Vista it cling to the bars of the screen with the green movement and would not go further. I can boot XP using any combination of 4 GB of memory, even if XP does recognize that 3.24 GB. So, why does Vista Business 32 bit version not starting?
The option is disabled if the operating system installed on your computer is greater than the version available on DVD, and on the bottom of the screen even, you will find a message indicating the reason for the same.
If your DVD is vista SP1 and Vista SP2 installed you will not be able to perform an inplace upgrade.
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I am running vista ultimate SP2 32 bit. I'm unable to complete the installation. Support for koadak says that I need to update my windows install. When I go on the site microst, I don't know that one to download. Help!
I am running vista ultimate SP2 32 bit. I'm unable to complete the installation. Support for koadak says that I need to update my windows install. When I go on the site microst, I don't know that one to download. I am running vista ultimate SP2 32 bit. I'm unable to complete the installation. Support for kodak says that I need to update my windows install. Help!
Update your OS via windows update (start > Control Panel > Security > windows update).
I recently bought a Dell Precision T5400 used with Windows Vista professional. I'm very happy with it, but I intend on a program 64 bit running on the workstation. What are my upgrade options?
Anyway you have to clean install.
Your options are Windows Vista 64 bit, Windows 7 64-bit or 64-bit Windows 8.
You can use a Digital River 64-bit with Service Pack 1 setup files to a bootable media and pure install 64-bit Windows Vista Business.
I recommend Windows 7 Professional with Service Pack 1 64-bit, but you have to pay for a license (its probably the most expensive option).
You can also switch to Windows 8 Professional upgrade license is cheaper than that of Windows 7, but in my opinion, a lower quality product.
I would recommend either tried and decide what you like the most and if you think that its worth the upgrade.
Follow the instructions in install windows own A: http://philipyip.wordpress.com/dell-community-forums/
I suggest running step 2 and 3 to A Clean installation of Windows Vista before experimenting. The guide tells you how to obtain trial versions of Windows 7 and 8 so you can evaluate them. With Vista 64 bit, you have the product key and must be able to activate using activation activation recovery backup program or phone to Microsoft.
I tried to reinstall 4 contribute from a file downloaded from Adobe. Whenever I try to install, I get a message saying that the "InstallShield Wizard has been interrupted and the program was not installed. Please try again. "I deleted the folder InstallShield to start over, but I still get the same error message. I am doing this on a laptop with Vista for businesses. I tried to download the file and install it on my desktop running on XP, and installed without problem.
The problem, it's just on my laptop with Vista. I tried to install with my disabled antivirus software, but has always failed.
I was on the phone with Adobe technical support, and so far they cannot understand it, although they say that contribute 4 is not supported on 64-bit Vista. I find this strange because I ran Contribute on this notebook since July and only had problems recently (where the need to uninstall and reintall - who is at the beginning of my InstallShield problems).
Any suggestions? I'm no expert, but I can follow simple instructions.
Welcome to the Microsoft Answers site.
1. make sure that you have full administrative privileges on your computer
2. of course no other applications (including antivirus software), facilities or processes are running in the background. A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts. The following link has steps showing how to perform the clean boot. http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/929135
(1) perform the clean boot
i. Click Start, type msconfig in the search box and press ENTER.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password, or click on continue.
II. in the general tab, click Selective startup.
III. under Selective startup, clear the check box load startup items.
IV. click the Services tab, select the hide all Microsoft Services check box and then click Disable all.
v. click OK.
VI. When you are prompted, click on restart.
VII. after the computer starts, check if the problem is resolved.
(2) enable half the services
(3) determine whether the problem returns
(4) enable half of the startup items
(5) determine if the problem returns
(6) repeat the steps above until you find out which program or service is causing the issue
After you determine the startup item or the service that is causing the problem, contact the manufacturer of the program to determine if the problem can be solved. Or, run the System Configuration utility, and then click to clear the check box of the element of the problem.
Note: Please make sure that the computer is configured to start as usual by following step 7 of article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135 .
Reset the computer to start as usual
When you are finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:
(i) click Start, type msconfig.exe in the start search box and press ENTER. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click on continue.
(II) on the general tab, click the Normal startup option, and then click OK
3. check that two instances of the configuration are not running.
a. press Ctrl + Alt + Delete.
b. Select the Task Manager.
c. Select the processes tab.
d. search for _INSXXXX._MP. Where XXXX are numbers. If there are two similar (they are not the same) treats those currently running, select and click on end process.
e. Select Yes to the dialog box implementation task manager warning.
4 run the installation locally by copying the files to be installed on your local hard drive.
a. browser using Windows Explorer to the location the installation files. For example, if the installation is on a CD, go to the CD-ROM drive.
b. copy the contents of the installation location.
c. temporarily paste them into a directory on the local hard drive. For example, the desktop computer.
d. run the install, setup.exe or install.exe file.
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