Running Pidgin error

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Fri Mar 18 10:40:49 EDT 2011


On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:38, Greg Smith <gsmith at zeomega.com> wrote:
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> Not sure how to do that. Do I need to delete the .dll file or does it need to be replaced?

There shouldn't be a zlib1.dll in \Windows\System32 - if there is one,
it should be deleted.

If that isn't where the problematic dll is, the solution may be to
remove the directory where it resides from the System Path.


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> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:20, Greg Smith <gsmith at zeomega.com> wrote:
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>> I installed GTK2-Runtime 2.16.6 and Pidgin 2.7.7. I am running Windows XP SP3
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>> I get the following error when I launch Pidgin. I have uninstalled/reinstalled GTK and Pidgin and still get the same error. Please let me know what other things I need to do to troubleshoot this problem.
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> It looks like you  have an incompatible zlib1.dll somewhere in your system path (probably in \Windows\System32).
> If that's what is going on, you're going to need to remove it from the Path.  There is the possibility that whichever badly packaged application put it there will no longer be able to run.
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> -D
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