I have just upgraded a Windows XP SP-3 system to Vista Business SP-1. The system has a Pentium 4 CPU @ 3.4 GHz and 2048 MB of DDRAM. When Windows loads, there is a STOP error code 0x0000008E. This blue screen appears right after the last setup screen says "Please wait while Windows checks your computer's performance."
Before upgrading, the compatibility test did not indicate any fatal problems. The upgrade appeared to progress normally until the very end. I have tried Safe Mode, but there is a message that Setup cannot complete Windows installation in Safe Mode.
I tried several other DDRAM, although the ones I am using have not shown errors on MemTest. the same result occurred. I disonncected all peripheral hardware except the mouse, keyboard and monitor, and removed all PCI expansion cards, leaving only the AGP card.
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Thanks for any help!