Solved why wont vista sp1 install on old hp upgraded from 256mb 1gb

August 8, 2014 at 15:31:24
Specs: vista ultimate, 1gb
COMPAQ PRESARIO M2000, AMD SEMPRON MOBILE 2800+ @ 1.6GHz, 256MB RAM, 40GB HDD, DVD/CD-RW, Wi-Fi, WINDOWS XP... I upgraded this to 1gb ram and vista ultimate but service pack 1 wont install for vista.

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August 8, 2014 at 17:04:12
You'll also need Aero-capable graphics card, which includes DirectX-9, also needs to have a Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) driver and Pixel Shader 2.0.

Does your system meet that criteria?


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August 19, 2014 at 10:32:03
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Windows vista sp1 requires that certian hotfixes are already on your system before it will install

Ensure that you have the following updates installed
KB937287
KB938371
KB935509

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