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The failure of the upgrade advisor seems to be a known issue at MS, but they don't appear to know why. Your cache administrator is webmaster. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Make sure that your firewall allows the application to access the Internet - I saw a notice from OneCare pop-up that the firewall allowed the app. Source

Reply Helper1 says: February 9, 2007 at 11:47 pm To fix the error mentioned above simply go to start then run type "write" wordpad will open copy paste below start with Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Again, both of these were disabled. > > As a side note, it's a constant source of frustration that it seems > that 'disable' doesn't mean 'disable' with regard to some n***@netwiz.demon.co.uk 2007-09-25 08:23:00 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by Rick RogersHi,Uninstall, not just disable, all the Symantec software.--Best of Luck,Hopefully that will help Axiom, but I'm running nod32 anti virus, andComodo firewall. his comment is here

This all took placewhile my Symantec Anti-Virus Auto-Protect was disabled.Post by Rick RogersHi,Have you uninstalled, redownloaded, and reinstalled the advisor yet?Did you disable your antivirus software while installing and running it?--Best And I vote for meaningful error messages. , Sep 25, 2007 #6 John Barnes Guest You shouldn't need to uninstall for the upgrade advisor to run, but if you do Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? With Vista, there really aren't too many questions to answer during the install so I came back later to see how it was doing.

  1. The failure of the upgrade advisor seems to be aknown issue at MS, but they don't appear to know why.http://forums.microsoft.com/technet/showpost.aspx?postid=472019&siteid=17&sb=0&d=1&at=7&ft=11&tf=0&pageid=6You shouldn't need to uninstall for theupgradeadvisor to run, but if youdo
  2. I wondered if it was because a service wasn't running, so went through the stopped services and started them, but that didn't make a difference.
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  4. I run Norton, and I allowed it through the firewall.
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Click “OK” twice, and re-launch VUA to initiate the scan Reply Satisfy Me says: October 28, 2006 at 1:55 pm I was asked via email this week a couple of times I have installed the latest version (1.0), and the error message persists. All rights reserved. Similar Threads So called Vista Upgrade Advisor Lies to Sell OEM Vista (no recovery mechanism when you buy) Chad Harris, Sep 10, 2006, in forum: Windows Vista Installation Replies: 1 Views:

It was a little slow this evening, but it worked. So I downloaded and ran the Windows Upgrade Advisor. Axiom 2007-09-24 19:32:03 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Yes, I uninstalled, redownloaded, and reinstalled WVUA. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/windows-vista-upgrade-advisor-error.3254103/ Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Sign Up Now! Thanks again ... Loading... Any chance you are trying to run the advisor on a 64-bit version of XP? <> wrote in message news:... > On 25 Sep, 02:59, "Rick Rogers" <> wrote: >> Hi,

It could also mean that the service is receiving too many requests, as one error msg I've seen instructs you to try again later. http://microsoft.public.windows.vista.installation-setup.narkive.com/r868V18x/windows-vista-upgrade-advisor-error If the problem persists, you can uninstall W.V.U.A. Hello and welcome to PC Review. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. this contact form Sign up now! Is there a log > > > somewhere with a more specific error message that might be helpful?- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - I am I'll report back.

We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. This all took > place > while my Symantec Anti-Virus Auto-Protect was disabled. > > "Rick Rogers" wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> Have you uninstalled, redownloaded, and reinstalled the advisor So I decided to see how little I could spend to turn it into a decent computer. have a peek here Rob.T, Mar 3, 2007 #3 DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member Hi Rob Even if your not using a proxy add that setting as its a MS server,

From the article… "If you are holding off on any hardware purchases until after your Vista upgrade, Microsoft recently announced that about 250 hardware and software products for sale this holiday Posted: 10-25-2006, 11:59 AM sir_James Guest Posts: n/a Show Printable Version Email this Page Post Comment So my new shiny Vista disk arrived today, and having put it in the If the problem persists, you can uninstall Windows Vista >> > Upgrade >> > Advisor and reinstall the latest version. >> > >> > I have googled the error and am

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If the problem persist you can uninstall Windows VUA. Join our site today to ask your question. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! i'm really eager to load Vista but a vague error like this barely 10sec into the scan is a bit disheartening… any info or tips you could provide would be great…

Responses to "Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor Error." sir_James Clark Guest Posts: n/a Re: Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor Error. I had to press the power button since it had gone to sleep waiting for me (fitting, as I have fallen asleep so many times waiting for Windows) but essentially it I'm running XP Pro SP2, on a dual core machine with 2gb RAM and gigs of available disk. Check This Out If the problem persists, install the latest version".

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/548783 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Do you know what the problem might be? But is this the fault of the AV program, or is it that the software app is falling over the disabled AV when it shouldn't? and reinstall the latest version." Several reinstalls later I have no progress on this front...

Nick , Sep 24, 2007 #4 Rick Rogers Guest Hi, Uninstall, not just disable, all the Symantec software. -- Best of Luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ John Barnes 2007-09-27 01:49:22 UTC PermalinkRaw Message You shouldn't need to uninstall for the upgrade advisor to run, but if youdo an 'upgrade' from XP to Vista, please do uninstall both