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Do you get the option of pressing F8 or F12 to select boot media? If so, then the issue is either the fact that Vista is a DVD (and the drive can't boot to a DVD) or a problem with the Vista DVD itself. When I try installing Vista 64-bit in a Windows XP 32-bit environment, it doesn't work... Infact it worked on my 2nd HD a week ago. my review here

Your computer will start and you should see your BIOS listing your hardware and other information. That's what is causing my problem. Follow the instructions on the screen shown in the Windows Error Recover Screen: Grab your Vista installation CD, restart your computer, choose your language, click Next, and then click the Repair My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... https://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/286366-will-not-boot-vista-installation-cd.html

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These restore points can then be used to restore your computer back to the state it was in when they were taken. both are IDE or SATA? It's set to master on a channel.

Make sure it is made bootable. Both drives work without flaws. If it doesn't work, there may be an issue with the drive and we'll need to look further into that. Windows Vista Repair Tool Press a key when you are prompted. 3.

Make sure it is made bootable. Windows Vista Startup Repair Without Disk In order to use this option, you must have had System Restore enabled in Vista so that there are restore points available to restore to. All your posts are belong to NeoSmart!! https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/ any suggestions?

To learn how to use this feature you should read this tutorial: How to use the Vista Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool. Windows Vista Recovery Without Disk After a while, the status bar will turn completely white and you will see a screen stating that Windows is loading. When you boot into Safe Mode the operating system only loads the bare minimum of software that is required for the operating system to work. First priority is CD-ROM, second is hard drive, third is floppy.

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Mahmoud Al-Qudsi, NeoSmart Technologies I'm sorry but I do not accept support requests via IM, email, or personal messages Follow us on twitter @neosmart or on Facebook! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/vista-wont-boot-system-restorestartup-repair-cant/c8cb59f1-c3d0-4924-a92c-23c4dabd259f?page=3 It should also be noted that if the repair process detected that you previously had problems starting Vista, instead of displaying the list of recovery tools, it would have automatically started Windows Vista Repair Disk Download Then try it again. Windows Vista Startup Disk Figure 2.

This is an invaluable tool for removing security threats such as worms, rootkits, and other malware from your computer and to be able to access files when Vista fails to boot http://relite.org/windows-vista/installing-vista-with-a-different-version-s-disk.php When you say within XP are you referring to a BIOS environment or Windows XP environment? 02-13-2009, 06:55 PM #14 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft After you press the key, you should hear your DVD reader spinning up and then you will see a black screen with a white status bar at the bottom stating Windows However for some reason i cannot boot from the DVD drive. Repair Windows Vista

All your posts are belong to NeoSmart!! If you can (depending on the capabilities of your drive), make another copy of the above but use a blank DVD instead of a CD. Local Time: 20:58 will not boot from vista installation CD CD drive works normally for reading and playing. http://relite.org/windows-vista/vista-installation-trouble.php Test Hard Drive www.carrona.org/hddiag.html or this test http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287 or It could be that the boot sector is corrupt Do you have any bootable usb device connected?

Upon Press F12, I get the "boot" menu, but when choosing CD/DVD Drive, I'll receive another message: F2 = System BOIS or F12 = for Boot Menu. (Not exactly like this) How To Reinstall Windows Vista Without Cd Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Windows Vista DVD won'tboot Byblazerix Apr 10, 2010 I have a Dell E520, Pentium 4 HT, 2GB Ram.

Mahmoud Al-Qudsi, NeoSmart Technologies I'm sorry but I do not accept support requests via IM, email, or personal messages Follow us on twitter @neosmart or on Facebook!

Booting from CD worked fine until I installed XP, and I haven't made any major cable adjustments. 02-14-2009, 07:16 AM #17 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - MP061 Inspiron E1705 OS Vista Business 32bit SP2 (build 6002) CPU 2.00 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo 64 kilobyte primary memory Motherboard Board: Dell Inc. 0YD479 Bus Clock: 166 megahertz Memory When I try to run setup.exe within XP, it gives a message saying that "setup.exe is not a valid Win32 application". Windows Vista Recovery Usb Vista installation & setup After installation of vista on first bootAfter installation of vista on first boot massage come like this Booting GRLDR resetting boot drive......

System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS420 OS Windows 7 SP1 x64 Memory 6 gig Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB Sound Card Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio Monitor(s) Displays Dell SP2009W 20 If I select F12, the boot mene re-appears. Ask a question and give support. useful reference Do you get a prompt to "Press any key" I get a prompt that says "Press any key to boot from CD/DVD" when the install disk is in the DVD drive.

Login now. Thanks again! If not the system will not find a hard drive to fix. ~Alex~ .:Forum Moderator:..:Guinea Pig for Testing:. If you have an upgrade Vista disk your out of luck.

Apr 11, 2010 #5 Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,682 +86 I frankly don't know, reason is, I have similar issue, my windows dvd won't work in my HP DVD, however,