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Vista error on restart

Discussion in 'Software' started by Rimka, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    Hey, I just purchased Windows Vista Ultimate and wanted to upgrade. I install and everything is going peachy until I reach the " Completing upgrade... " screen, it gets to 50% and restarts. Upon restart I get a blue screen of death which states
    " Stop: 0x0000007E (0xc0000005, 0x81890762, 0x82c4da68, 0x82c4d764) "
    I can't seem to figure out what this is, I know I have enough disk space and I know my RAM isn't bad. I can't even get into safe mode, it stops at crcdisk.sys and just restarts. Please help! ;-;

    Ps. Yes, I do have XP pro, yes I did run compatibility checks and everything checked out. my system specs are

    AMD Athlon 64X2 4400+
    Nvidia Gefore 7900gs
    2 gigs of DDR RAM
    Windows XP Professional
  2. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    Not a lot you can do...remove any peripherals hooked to the machine during the install. From what I gather, its a driver problem,a nd stop 0x7e usually points to that anyway.

    I cannot find any instructions for a manual rollback either. Three cheers to early adopters of OSes ;)

    Seriously though, there will be growing pains with Vista, and Microsoft's knowledge base is pretty empty. It will be a good 6 months before they knowledge base gets into shape.

    Do you have a way of browsing the drive, to see if any any memory dumps were created?


    You can try this to look:

  3. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    I can rollback to windows XP, which I have done twice now. I've been updating every driver I can think of. From what I can tell once I install Vista I have no way of doing anything really, I can pick how I want to boot but I can never actually get anywhere. I'll try that link you sent me, thank you for the prompt reply and hopefully I'll be able to figure this out xP If I do I'll post it here so that anyone with similar problems can see xD haha
  4. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    Well, upgrading is never ideal, and as fas as MS is concerned, they have never been able to get the option to work right, on ANY OS.

    Are you using any external drives? SATA?

    Updated motherboard drivers?

    If you have tried twice, and each time failed the same, all your drivers are updated, and the compat report isn't complaining, then you probably will NOT be upgrading.

    make certain all antivirus and firewalls are UNINSTALLED. Not disabled, or turned off. Removed.

    Vista is a pretty XP and not much more. The things that stopped XP upgrading, will do the same for Vista.

    THe biggest are malware, antivirus, and firewalls, followed by drivers.
  5. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    No, I'm running PATA (IDE). I also don't have any RAID or anything like that, I like to keep things as simple as I can. If I can't get this upgrade to work I'll try a complete install (That means having to reformat.. how depressing) I'll uninstall my virus protection and everything like that, thank you for the advice!
  6. Gecks

    Gecks Specialist

    If your files are backed up, you could try doing a "clean install" without formating. Basically, most of your old files get put in a "windows.old" folder on the hard drive (DO back up anyway, I would not trust this feature with anything important), and Vista gets installed in a "clean installation". That way, if it does not work, you will atleast have the "windows.old" stuff to make the reinstallation of Windows XP quicker and easier.
  7. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    Unless Vista vastly improved the typical Windows install, thats not the case.

    It will overwrite the current Windows folder (not rename), but no, should not delete anything else.

    With Windows, there is ALWAYS a chance though.
  8. Gecks

    Gecks Specialist

    Not trying to be contrary here, expecially where we may be just confusing Rimka, but a Vista installation, at least in theory, does rename instead of overwrite key folders:

    That said, I think we can both agree that whatever is supposed to happen to existing folders, it is best to back up first! :)
  9. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    I'm not conf used A bit frustrated that I havn't been able to figure this out xP but hey, it's the world of technology, there WILL be bumps along the way XD Still trying to back everything that I care about up and update drivers and things. Thank you both for your help xP
  10. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    Well this is becoming increasingly depressing, vista won't get past the " Product key " activation screen now.
  11. Gecks

    Gecks Specialist

    What happens? Is it the same bluescreen?
  12. Rimka

    Rimka Private E-2

    For a while there my vista install was going VERY slow. I finally fixed my problem by doing a "clean" install. you were right about windows.old. Windows Vista is working perfectly and I must say it is absolutely awesome. Thank you all very much ^^ Now off to play with my Vista some more!
  13. Gecks

    Gecks Specialist

    Hey, glad you were able to get it running! :)

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