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Hi all i was given a ibm thinkpad 39x it has 256 megs of ram and a 10 gig hd i was given a copy of xp on cd but when i put the disc in it brings up the install screen but after clicking on install the system freezes and then i eventually get a error message [Winnt32 has caused an error in pidgen.dll winnt.32 will now close]
i have tryed booting from disk but that freezes the system up two i have updated the bios but can't work it out .
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PIDGEN.DLL is an important file for the installation of XP - do you have a legitimate copy of the XP CD or is it a copy?
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How old is the laptop? I had an older Thinkpad with Win2K on it. To put XP on it, it needed a BIOS upgrade. Just another thing to look into
why won't my laptop work?
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Since the member who started this post admits to his XP CD being copied, and not legal, there are no suggestion that would not violate the Microsoft EULA available.
If you wish to continue this topic, obtain a legal copy of windows and start a new Topic.
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