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windows vistaLately, a lot of users trying to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7 are facing some nasty issues. The most irritating one is an endless boot bothering those people who, for some unknown reason, failed to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7.  The loop starts with this message: ” This version of Windows could not be installed, Your previous version of Windows has been restored, and you can continue to use it.” However, after restarting the machine, the system  will launch the upgrade process only to fail again with the same exact message.  Here is what do to to fix it!

To fix the endless reboot loop while upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7 you have to follow these steps:

  1. Insert the Windows Vista Media into the drive and exit the Windows Vista Setup when it is launched.
  2. Now, click Start – All Programs – Accessories – right-click the Command Prompt icon and from the menu select click Run as Administrator.
  3. A black window should appear. On it, type C:\boot\Bootsect.exe /NT60 All and press Enter.
  4. Now, type exit and press Enter.
  5. Done!



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