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How to upgrade from Vista Basic to Vista Premium.

Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop cannot install upgrades.

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  • lacortez56 Nov 16, 2008

    Thanks Ginsko for your solution. But I misstated my problem. What I really need is a "system

    configuration" or a "program configuration" . . . whatever it is named . . . to make my Vista Basic install all due upgrades, not some of them.

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You need a Vista premium disk to upgrade to Vista premium.

Just instert the Vista premium disk and start the installation.

If installation does not start, you will need to boot from setup CD, sometimes you have to change the bios boot sequence in bios settings, to start the installation from CD.

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