Before you attempt any further changes to your system make sure that you back up all your important user files and documents to an external hard drive. What is the make and model of your Vista computer, and is it a laptop or desktop? Sign In Sign Up. It’s ok, we can read the first post just fine without the need for you to quote it. Thanks for your reply.

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Great White North Replied on August 7, I’ve been a long time lurker using the forum to find solutions vistq help others as I didn’t use 7 myself. Are you able to use your through USB with Vista? I agree with the comment about it being an excellent drive.

Have you recently tried to re-installed your Vista operating or is there some other reason why your system only has Service Pack 1?

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You can download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from https: Regardless of the method you use, your Windows Update will stop working again as soon as you install Service Pack 2and you will still have to manually apply the 4 or 5 required “speed up” patches listed n m l’s thread Updates not working, it has been searching for updates for hours [ KB rel.


I have tried 4 brands of disc.

It sounds like you already purchased a new Win 10 computer so you should give serious thought to retiring your old Vista machine which only has 2 GB of RAM before you go through all this trouble. Windows 10 Workstation x That reminds 7166a, I should re-run the accuracy charts now there is 10x more data visa the database between and now. Win 7 SP1 reaches the end of extended support on Jan so it might not make sense to spend that much money to upgrade your OS on a machine with a relatively slow CPU, limited RAM and older hardware components e.

If you have problems following my instructions see the Piriform support article Publishing a Speccy Profile to the Web. Find More Posts by Romulinx2. I’m afraid I have more bad news for you.

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Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. After Vista Service Pack 2 is installed. In reply to t’s viista on August 8, I believe that most older Dell desktops with a Vista OS come with a Dell recovery partition on the hard drive so that users can use Dell Factory Image Restore to restore vistz computer back to factory condition go to https: Mine has treated me well.

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Don’t know about the Premium, but I’ve never had any problems with my and Vista. The time now is Not as snappy as Vista.

I had quite an erroneous CD, but the AOpen performed better than both plextor drives. This is a BETA version and for testing purposes only.

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Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Sign In Sign Up. The Last Updated date of most of those Dell-certified drivers are fairly recent and were posted after Service Pack 2 was released in May HP’s driver download vixta for my own HP dvca laptop doesn’t list any HP-certified network drivers released after and it’s possible that original manufacturers like Realtek, Intel, etc.

Posted it over at cdfreaks but it didn’t spark much interest: Originally Posted by Excavator Dual Screen support randomly goes away. Find More Posts by vjsta Which version of Internet Explorer do you have?

Any ideas on fixing this? Internet Speed Talk talk.