can't upgrade to win7 on a vaio notebook

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by gumbee555, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. gumbee555

    gumbee555 New Member

    Nov 12, 2009
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    these is what i did so far, so many hours wasted pls. help

    tried upgrade to windows7 from a pre-loaded vista
    but, error will say "can't upgrade, i need to have a service pack 1 running"
    went to sony website and updated all the progams that needs to be updated but still the same

    i tried clean install, it install fine but since it wiped out everything, it only runs on a standard vga
    format, can't update the graphics card it won't let me

    fomat hard drive, clean install a home premium vista, updated all the progams
    and tried to ugrade to windows 7 again but it's still the same..something about
    should be running service pack 1

    sony vaio vgn-fz348e
    intel core duo t5450
    bluray disk drive
    nvidia geforce 8400m gt
    32-bit operating system
    2g memory

    trying to upgrade to windows 7 home premium 64-bit version

  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

    Jan 26, 2009
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    An upgrade is not the route to take. It leaves useless files on your system and can cause conflicts.

    Save all you Documents, Pictures, contacts, videos, music, etc to a flash drive,

    Be aware, you will need to re-insatllall your 3rd party applcations.

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