Log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of Windows

Log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of Windows

Article ID : 928901
Last Review : March 28, 2007
Revision : 2.0

INTRODUCTION

This article lists all the log files that are created when you upgrade to Windows Vista from an earlier version of Windows.

MORE INFORMATION

The following log files are created when an upgrade is successful:

• C: Windows Panther Setupact.log
• C: Windows panther setuperr.log
• C: Windows inf setupapi.app.log
• C: Windows inf setupapi.dev.log
• C: Windows panther PreGatherPnPList.log
• C: Windows panther PostApplyPnPList.log
• C: Windows panther miglog.xml

The following log files are created when an upgrade fails during installation before the computer restarts for the second time:

• C: $Windows.~BT Sources panther setupact.log
• C: $Windows.~BT Sources panther miglog.xml
• C: Windows setupapi.log

The following log files are created when an upgrade fails during installation after the computer restarts for the second time:

• C: Windows panther setupact.log
• C: Windows panther miglog.xml
• C: Windows inf setupapi.app.log
• C: Windows inf setupapi.dev.log
• C: Windows panther PreGatherPnPList.log
• C: Windows panther PostApplyPnPList.log
• C: Windows memory.dmp

The following log files are created when an upgrade fails, and then you restore the desktop:

• C: $Windows.~BT Sources panther setupact.log
• C: $Windows.~BT Sources panther miglog.xml
• C: $Windows.~BT sources panther setupapi setupapi.dev.log
• C: $Windows.~BT sources panther setupapi setupapi.app.log
• C: Windows memory.dmp

The following log files are created when an upgrade fails, and the installation rollback is initiated:

• C: $Windows.~BT Sources Rollback setupact.log
• C: $Windows.~BT Sources Rollback setupact.err

APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Ultimate

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