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Windows Vista Ultimate edition blue screen during install in VMWare server

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Anyone have any idea why Windows Vista Ultimate edition would blue screen error after install when running in a VMware VM?  It looks like most of the installation routine runs but then the VM blue screens and does not recover.  I read a blog somewhere that said USB drivers could be the issue and advised to disable the USB emulation when running VIsta but the error still happens.  I am using the most recent version of VMWare server, running on Windows 2008 Server, Server is P4 3.0gb with 3gb of physical RAM installed, I have allocated 1gb of RAM to the VM.  VM additions can't be installed because I don't get that far.  
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Are you using SP1 Vista? If not you may need to slipstream SP1 in with vLite. http://www.vlite.net/

Have you removed all uneeded virtual hardware like NICs / audio / usb?
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Turns out I had a corrupt .iso image.  
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