Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt
cpratt

So much for that idea

After giving up on Windows Vista last year, I figured I should give it another shot, given that it released today. Call me crazy, but I was hoping that maybe the released version was somehow different than the Microsoft internal bits I installed last year. Turns out, it is:



This time, it failed trying to upgrade my copy of Windows XP. After the first reboot, it stuck at "Gathering files 21%" for about twenty minutes, announced that it couldn't upgrade my computer, rebooted twice, uninstalled itself, and presented that error message.

Lovely.
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  • It's July 2013.

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