upgrade from vista home basic to business

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Installation' started by Afrasian, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. Afrasian

    Afrasian Guest


    I got a pre installed version of Vista home Basic. Now i just purchased an
    upgrade disc to Business. I cannot do the upgrade, the computer tells me that
    i need to get e newer version. what do i need to do. hope someone can help me

    Dr No
    Afrasian, Jan 30, 2009
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  2. Does the Windows Vista Business DVD disc state that it includes Service Pack
    Carey Frisch [MVP], Jan 30, 2009
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  3. Afrasian

    Afrasian Guest

    no, it does not

    Afrasian, Jan 30, 2009
  4. Carey Frisch [MVP], Jan 30, 2009
  5. Afrasian

    SIW2 Guest

    Hello Afrasian

    You may prefer to change that upgrade dvd for one that does includ

    If that is not possible, you could do a slipstream , as Carey suggests

    Unless you can get hold of the previous version version of vlit
    (1.1.6), the new version (1.2) requires the gigantic WAIK download fro

    It needs this for a tiny file, wimgapi.dll. Both versions requir
    wimfltr, just click install wimfltr on the program interface and tha
    bit is almost instant

    Here is a tutorial with screenshot


    Alternatively, you could uninstall SP1, do the upgrade then reinstal


    Hope it help


    SIW2, Jan 30, 2009
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