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|2nd November 2007, 17:28||#1|
Windows Vista Installation Issue
The computer in question:
Pentium D 3.0Ghz, 1GB RAM, 160GB SATA, ASROCK 775i65G motherboard, internal IDE DVD drive.
It was working perfectly fine with Windows XP.
I tried to format and install Windows Vista Ultimate. It completed the installation process and after the first reboot, it powers off automatically.
Tried both the 32 bit and 64 Bit versions of Vista Ultimate.
Updated BIOS, but still same issue.
Any pointers will be helpful guys!
|2nd November 2007, 17:31||#2|
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generally such issues with Vista installation are due to the installation media (dvd) being corrupt/damaged. Is this an original dvd disc?
|2nd November 2007, 17:36||#3|
There are no scratches and its perfectly fine. The same DVD works fine on other computers.
The installation is completed without any errors, but after the restart, the computer power off (after it completes the initial booting/ BIOS checks)
|2nd November 2007, 18:34||#7|
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Vista has hardware compatibility issues with older mother boards. I had a similar problem, which surfaced after a couple of months' usage, which was later diagnosed to be a faulty DDR RAM (1GB RAM out of total 2 GB RAM).
Have a compatibility check for your hardware and if you are using any Graphics card, remove and try.
Moreover, 2GB RAM is recommended for ultimate and premium editions.
|2nd November 2007, 22:32||#9|
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|3rd November 2007, 07:45||#10|
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Hi !!! GOPZ
i am suggesting you this because i am a computer hardware and networking engineer and while assembling new pc's , encountered many problems with vista.There is minimum 2 GB memory if you want to run windows vista ultimate and a directx 10 compatible graphics card.
I hope i have made myself clear and if you have any thing to ask , i am here for your help.
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