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I bought the windows vista upgrade and my cd rom will not pick it up. My CD Rom works with everything else .

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Are you sure that your  cd rom support dvd's.
cd rom do not support dvd.only combo and dvd writer supports dvd's.

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I have a corrupted windows vista system and I bought a windows 7 install cd, but need to learn how to properly install it. I have a HP pavillion Elite m9350f PC.


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To resolve this issue:
  1. If you are upgrading Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition, follow the troubleshooting steps that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article: 310064 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310064/ ) HOW TO: Troubleshoot Windows XP Problems During Installation When You Upgrade from Windows 98 or Windows Me Test to determine if the issue is resolved. If the issue is resolved, do not complete the remaining steps. If the issue is not resolved, go to the next step.
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    1. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
    2. If Windows automatically detects the CD-ROM, click Install Windows to start the Windows XP Setup Wizard. If Windows does not automatically detect the CD-ROM, click Start, click Run, type CD-ROM drive letter:\setup.exe, and then click OK.
    3. Press ENTER.
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Hardware = Keyboard, Mouse, Rom Drives, Ect....
Software = XP/Vista, Internet Explorer, Solitair, Ect....

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