ibm thinkpad gets stuck on windows xp screen

February 9, 2011 at 09:50:14
Specs: Windows XP
my ibm thinkpad get stuck on windows xp screen. When it finally gets past it....i get some kinda checksum error message crypt 32, I think

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#1
February 9, 2011 at 16:43:12
which model thinkpad? t21? t42? a22 ???
there are like dozens of thinkpads.

larry


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#2
February 9, 2011 at 20:06:28
"checksum error message"

That's a message generated by the motherboard's bios.

Try this.

See response 2 in this - try cleaning the contacts on the ram modules, and making sure the modules are properly seated:
http://www.computing.net/hardware/w...

For a laptop, or netbook, you must remove both its main battery and AC adapter before you do that.

For a brand name computer, see the Owner's or User's manual if you need to - how to remove or replace the ram is usually in that - it may already be in your installed programs. If you can't get into Windows, it may be on a disk that came with the computer, or you can go online and look at it or download it - it's in the downloads for your specific model.



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