A list of Microsoft Knowledge Base articles is available to help troubleshoot error messages that you may receive when you upgrade to Windows Vista within Windows

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INTRODUCTION

This article contains a list of Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that you can use to help troubleshoot issues that you may experience when you try to upgrade the current version of Windows to Windows Vista.

MORE INFORMATION

When you try to upgrade to Windows Vista, the Upgrade option that is located in the Install Windows dialog box may be unavailable. Additionally, an error message may appear in this dialog box. To help troubleshoot the issue that you experience, use the following Knowledge Base articles:
927295 You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: “Windows cannot determine if another operating system exists on your computer"
927296 You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: "Your upgrade partition has multiple operating systems"
927297 You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: "You must rename or remove <FolderName> before upgrade can continue"
926069 You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive the following message: "Upgrade has been disabled"
927688 You cannot select the Upgrade option when you try to install Windows Vista, and you receive an error message that is specific to hardware that is installed on your computer
928432 The upgrade option is unavailable when you start the computer by using the Windows Vista DVD
932004 Error message when you try to upgrade a computer that is running Windows XP to Windows Vista: "The legacy OS does not meet the software update requirements: 'Service Pack 2 for Windows XP'"
932005 You cannot select an upgrade option for Windows Vista, and you may receive an error message: "You cannot upgrade Windows in Safe mode"
932006 Error message when you try to upgrade a computer to Windows Vista: "The upgrade cannot be started because the content on your installation disk is written in a different language than the language on your computer"
932007 Error message when you try to upgrade a computer to Windows Vista: "The installed operating system does not support an upgrade to Windows Vista"
932009 Error message when you try to install Windows Vista by using Windows Vista installation media: "Upgrade has been disabled - To upgrade, start the installation from Windows"

For more information about how to upgrade a computer to Windows Vista, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
918884 How to install Windows Vista

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Article ID: 930743 - Last Review: October 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.4
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Starter
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