Question about Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook
My Acer Aspire 3500 does not startup and shows the messege "system32/hal.dll file not found or damaged". PLease suggest how can I solve this problem.
Regards and thnks in advance, Eduardo Lizama
Boot from the recovery or windows disc that came with your system then select repair!!!
if you dont have a disc borrow one from a friend. normally when u turn the laptop on it will display a key sequence for e.g Press Del to Enter Setup and F9 for boot options
Press F9 then select cd rom to boot from the cdrom drive..
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
Thats a very easy one to solve. Just copy the DLL file back on to the harddrive. You can restore it from the original Windows XP CD.
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
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I am going to start with the assumption you have already tried to reboot, then next choices from there go kinda like this...
Run windows XP restore from command prompt. (From
safe ,mode type C:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and press Enter. If
this doesn't work or you're receiving the hal.dll error message before you're
able to complete this process, move on to the next step.
Replace the boot.ini file (run msconfig) This will
work if the cause of the problem is actually Windows XP's boot.ini file and not
the hal.dll file, which is often times the case.
Note: If repairing the boot.ini does correct the
hal.dll issue but the problem reappears after a reboot and you've
recently installed Internet Explorer 8 in Windows XP, uninstall IE8. In this
specific situation, IE8 could be the root cause of your hal.dll problem.
Right click on c: drive, click
on properties, then tools, click on the error checking button, the put a
checkmark in each box, Click start and it may say it needs to run on next
reboot click OK the reboot. The physical
part of your hard drive that stores any part of the hal.dll file has been
damaged, you're likely to see errors like this.
Run a repair install of the operating system. This type of installation should replace any missing or corrupt files. Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.
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