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Windows Xp File Is Missing Or Corrupt Hal.dll

When Windows starts, the following error message displays: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \system32\hal.dll. You say you have run chkdsk /r from RC with no errors? or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. The "Hal.dll is missing or corrupt" error should now be fixed as your PC begins to load:

Windows, booting up successfully.

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HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Press R to start Recovery Console when the Options screen appears. EasyRE will test for and attempt to automatically correct errors with the disk, partition, bootsector, filesystem, bootloader, and registry.

If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. plse help :( Report ginanoid- Oct 18, 2009 at 02:02 PM i just had this problem and I have an HP desktop, so it didn't come with the disks either. (and here's what i did: 1. In the vast majority of cases, the solution is to properly reinstall hal.dll on your PC, to the Windows system folder.

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Insert your XP CD into the computer. Register now Not a member yet? Help! Report Etais- Aug 14, 2009 at 07:20 PM I TOO, am experiencing this problem.

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Even though hal.dl_ seems like the right thing to extract - for me, it would be very wrong. Something like this from the C:\WINDOWS prompt after RC is loaded: cd \ (back up a folder to C:\ from C:\WINDOWS) attrib -shr boot.ini (remove system, hidden, read only attributes) dir note: If the main drive volume name does not display in the list, the computer needs to be recovered.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). If the hal.dll file is truly the cause of the problem, restoring it from the original Windows XP CD may do the trick.  Perform a repair installation of Windows XP. brainmastereeg 155,865 views 5:06 Repair Install to Fix Windows 7 Without Reformatting by Britec - Duration: 9:11. Remember that you will lose all your data on your drive!

Instructions on manually recreating the boot.ini file are also available, but require a moderate level of computer expertise. check out your manual under recovery or call the guys you bought it from Helpful +1 Report james Apr 26, 2010 at 07:27 PM if system32 had corrupted files, the best I will let you know whether it is working for me or not. {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone

Cause 2: BCD configuration is incorrect Invalid data in BOOTMGR's boot configuration data file (BCD) can cause this error to be present on Windows Vista and Windows 7. Description and Symptoms The error messages, alerts, warnings, and symptoms below are tied to this error. If your system cannot boot, how are you copying a hal.dll from a working system to your afflicted system?

Again, this is most often the case but your system could be different. 3.

If it is not working try it 2 or 3 times. get to command prompt, through recovery console or bootdisk, whatever's clever. 2. Here is an example of what the PC's console output should look like once the boot.ini file is properly restored:

Fixing Boot.ini file Fix #3: Replace hal.dll Windows Setup CD/DVD Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.  Perform a clean installation of Windows XP.

Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Examples: Enter Load Identifier: Windows XP Professional (Recovered) (Optional) When you receive a message like this: Enter OS Load options Type in /fastdetect followed by Enter Restart your computer. I then executed "fixboot" and "fixmbr" from the Recovery Console. If you're prompted to overwrite the file, press Y. 4.

I did learn a few items along the way that were new to me. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... For more information, see Performing a System Recovery in Microsoft Windows XP" Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... English Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL cccf31362d68f749b7ee835c30bf30ea3e629bda055a4f8dc434519351a531f16be497ea Download 64bit6.0.6001.18000 0.22 MB 0.11 MB U.S.

Then skip to Step 5. I too am concerned about losing pictures and files? Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Britec09 55,647 views 5:02 Recover Your System With Free Tools - "Ultimate Boot CD" - Duration: 9:03.

If I extracted hal.dl_, I would get the wrong one for my system. it had nothing to do with hal.dll or any other files. Some are: a damaged Hal.dll file, or the Hal.dll file has been moved or deleted. Then confirm the procedure!!

Did you type all that stuff into your message here by hand or copy/paste it somehow by booting some other method and if yes, what is that method? A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to you computer. This problem has to be addressed from a command prompt environment.