Cant install windows?

By ronobono
Jul 27, 2008
  1. Hello..I bought a IBM Thinkpad A21e from a guy at my work. I knew when i got it that there was no OS on it but i didnt think this would matter since i have 3 windows disks..98..2000..and XP. Well when i boot up any of the disks it will go along at first like its gonna install but then i get a long error meesage.

    An unexpected error (1179930199) occrred at line 1768 in d:\xpsp1\base\boot\setup\arcdisp.c. press any key to continue.

    This happens every time i try to install any OS on it..I have looked all over the net to try and find if other ppl have had this problem but i cant find anything on it.

    Thanx for any help here
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  3. ronobono

    ronobono TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 50

    Thanx alot! I will see if that works:grinthumb
  4. ronobono

    ronobono TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 50

    Yep ..I took out one of the ram sticks and now its going fine! Thanx alot!
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