-Could you explain your situation a little more?
What is it doing, is it beeping?
Hi and Welcome to Just Answer, Ok, let's take a look at this;
This is my first thought's, you may have a loose stick of memory or a bad stick; I would shut down everything, unplug it, then open the case. Flip flop the ram, then if that doesn't work, try removing one, then try to boot, again if that still doesn't work, flip the memory using the one you pulled.
Understand if this is a New computer it may still be under warranty, if you attempt to do this, it may cause your warranty to be void. If it is under warranty, you should have them do the work for you
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If you aren't getting it to boot, It might not make it that far. It sounds like it is failing midstream. If it does go that far, it shouldn't hurt as long as it is a current version.
Do you have a Recovery disk, or XP Disk?
Means that it just stops booting, again this would be caused by a hardware issue, and most likely a boot disk will not help.
Your computer is still good, so we just need to find you a disk. I have a link to a website, but it doesn't show a Vista Boot disk, you might contact them to see if they have one ready. But, If you know anyone with a Vista disk, you can try to boot with theirs. Then this will test the theory if it is a hardware issue.
Another thought would be to try to clear the cmos, again don't try this if you are not sure, it can fry a board. But you should have a jumper or BIOS Battery you can remove to clear the cmos, once you have done that, try to reboot.