Windows Vista Install Freezes

Hi,
Brand new 15" MBP and trying to install Windows Vista SP1 64 bit. Partitioning when well with Boot Camp Assistant, after inserting Vista install disk and having the MBP restart, it boots the DVD and gets to the point where I put in the Product Key (valid) and from there I get an hour glass and nothing happens. I left it for two hours and still no progress. I also tried to not put in the Product key and attempt to enter it later and the same thing is happening. No cables or devices are attached to the MBP other than the power adapter.
Been messing with this for hours, very silly problem. Might have to call Apple Care in the morning but thought it would be best to start here.
Eric

Will Apple Care support what is probably a Windows issue as it is being installed via Boot Camp?

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