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compguy4hire

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Installing Vista
« on: August 23, 2006, 07:29:26 PM »
Ok, so I really screwed up my computer with XP, so I decided to nuke my hard drive and install vista beta 2 on it....I have a DVD with the ISO file on it, but I cant boot off it. The computer says it doesn't detect a boot media...I've done the bios stuff and I know that my dvd drive works. Has anybody else had a similar problem?

GX1_Man

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Re: Installing Vista
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2006, 07:34:02 PM »
You have to burn the ISO file to a disc with Nero or some equivalent program. You can't just copy it off and expect it to run.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=how+to+burn+iso


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Re: Installing Vista
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2006, 03:54:10 PM »
You screwed up your computer with XP and somehow you think you'll fare better with the Vista beta?!  Think again!
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    Re: Installing Vista
    « Reply #3 on: August 24, 2006, 04:09:12 PM »
    Vista is still in beta!  Take heed to Rob's advice.  Wipe and reinstall you XP.  At least you're familiar with it.

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    Re: Installing Vista
    « Reply #4 on: August 26, 2006, 10:57:02 AM »
    There lots of problems people having with vista. Reinstall XP. Wait for official release of Vista.

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      Re: Installing Vista
      « Reply #5 on: August 26, 2006, 12:32:37 PM »
      compguy4hire......  Please heed Rob's advice ..... Vista Beta ...... is nothing but trouble ......... Do yourself a favour and reinstall XP .

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      Re: Installing Vista
      « Reply #6 on: August 26, 2006, 04:12:28 PM »
      The love for Vista is underwhelming.  ::)