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Windows vista home premium upgrade Installation

I purchased an online upgrade through best buy for vista home premium. My PC lost a hard drive and i could only re install vista basic. I have a copy of the XrML digiyal Licensing Package, but it doesn't work. Apparently when I made the copy, the boot sect was on a different harddrive. I recieve a message can't find bootsect.bak. My download is no longer in my digital locker either. Is there a way to resolve this issue or get a copy of my digital download? Purchase was made in april of 07 from Microsoft through Best Buy.

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All you need do is just either look for the windows vista cd, there you can choose the option of home premium, and use the key given to you online.or else you will have to make a new purchase good luck

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I want windows 7 home premium 64 bit license key


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How to reformat the computer?


To reformat the windows vista.There are two options to approach the reformat:
  • Option #1: Boot from the Windows Vista DVD. This is more complicated to do, but it destroys all data and partitions.
  • Option #2: Re-install Vista without leaving the desktop. This preserves the previous installation in a folder called Windows.old. Not all info is wiped, however, and you can't destroy your partitions.
First, restart your system. When the computer starts to boot, look for an option before you get to the Windows screen that reads: “Setup” “CMOS,” or “Bios”. This varies between manufacturers. For example, on the boot screen, it says:
“F2 =Setup”.
The option will flash by quickly so be ready for it and react quickly. You may need to reboot a few times to catch it.
Once in the BIOS, look for a setting that says "Boot" or "Boot Sequence". You might have to dig through the menus with your keyboard’s arrow keys to locate the setting. In the listed as Boot Sequence. And to navigate to Startup, then Boot, and then Boot Priority Setting.
When you find the setting, change your DVD drive so that it occupies the top of the list. The hard drive that contains Windows Vista should be listed as second in the boot list.
And put the Windows Vista installation disc in the designated drive. Now, select the Save Changes and Exit option in the BIOS. The computer will restart and will attempt to read the optical drive you just assigned as the first bootable drive.
The system will use the Windows Vista disc to boot and the reformat and reinstall process will start. But You will need to reinstall any programs that are not bundled with Windows Vista and reinstate your preferences and personal files after reformatting the computer and reinstalling Vista.
Windows Vista Home Premium Edition upgrade Click here.This downloadable version of Windows Vista is an upgrade only. Users can upgrade to Windows Vista Home Premium from Windows XP Home or Windows Media Center edition.


All the Best!


Sep 05, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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WHILE ENTERING THE PRODUCT KEY THE ERROR IS INCORRECT KEY WHAT TO DO


are you trying to ReInstall or upgrade your version of windows? Either way, you may have a pirated Version of the installation CD therefore you might need to buy either a new installation Disc or find a Keygen(Key generator) to help you get a correct key. Or the Cd may already have been used to install windows on a different computer. Each key can only be used once unless otherwise specified by Microsoft.

Jul 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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My Acer aspire x3200 Home Premium will not let me upgrade to windows 7 home premium.Installation failed.


Sometimes you're better off to uninstall the old OS, and then install the upgrade. If you have files to save, store them on removable media, then format the drive, then install the upgrade. During the process, it will ask for the VISTA product key, and the windows 7 product key

Oct 29, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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System requirements of vista


Hi,
For Vista Home Basic >>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 32 MB of graphics memory
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.


For Vista Home Premium, Business and Ultimate >>>>>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
    • WDDM Driver
    • 128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
    • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
    • 32 bits per pixel
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.
Home Premium / UltimateTV tuner card required for TV functionality (compatible remote control optional).
Home Premium / Business / UltimateWindows Tablet and Touch Technology requires a Tablet PC or a touch screen.
UltimateWindows BitLocker Drive Encryption requires a USB Flash Drive and a system with a TPM 1.2 chip.

Windows Vista minimum supported system requirements Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
  • 800 MHz processor and 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for Super VGA graphics
  • CD-ROM drive

Regards.

Sep 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Windows.old folder


thanks for mail me. for this u can go to my computer and then find out tools which is status bar in ur computer. then click tools> folder option> unchecked from hide files and forder/ show file extension/ and last is show operation system file.when asked yes/ no then click yes and apply. at this time u will get any file from ur pc. thnaks

Aug 08, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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PLEASE ANYONE! NEED A KEY FOR Home Premium Vista!!! PLEASE


if u mean by the windows vista cd to start it up like reboot, all any of your buddies that work on computers to ask if they have one, or go to your local computer store, ((best buy)) or something else

Jul 12, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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How can i upgrade freely from vista home basic to home premium


well u cannot Update ur Vista Basic to Premium freely.U need to Purchase the Vista Premium and then Upgrade on ur system.

May 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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How to upgrade from Vista Basic to Vista Premium.


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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