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WINDOWS ROOT SYSTEM32\HAL.DLL. PLEASE RE-INSTALL A COPY OF THE ABOVE FILE. WINDOWS COULD NOT START BECAUSE THE FOLLOWING FILE IS MISSING OR CORRUPT: HAVING TROUBLE WITH MY RECOVERY DISC OR IT COULD BE THE CD ROM DRIVE NOT WORKING, THAT HAS BEEN THE PROBALBY. i WAS TRYING TO RECOVER AND THE LAPTOP STOP AT 68% AND THIS HAPPEN. HELP

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  • proshantosen Dec 25, 2008

    windows could not start because the file is missing or corrupt:

    \system32\hal.dll.

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This error ocurrs due the incomplete installation.
If your CD drive is not working properly must be replaced

You can try to make a copy in another computer of your recovery disk and then try again.

Or you can insert a windows cd and choose the option R (recovery console) and restore all the original windows files.

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HAL.DLL is missing or corrupted, xp doesn't boot


if it was running for more than 30 hours, it wasn't doing much. You can try copying hal.dll off of a known, good-working XP pc, and replace it with the one on your broken PC. It's better if you extract it from i386 folder but grabbing it from another pc should work fine.

Aug 09, 2012 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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<windows root>\system32\hal.dll file is


Resolution

1. Restart the PC. The hal.dll error could be a fluke.

2. Check for proper boot order in BIOS. You might see the hal.dll error if the boot order in BIOS is first looking at a hard drive other than your main hard drive.

Note: If you've recently changed your boot order or recently flashed your BIOS, this may be what's causing your problem.

3. Run Windows XP System Restore from a command prompt. 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.

4. Repair or replace the boot.ini file. 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.

5. Write a new partition boot sector to the Windows XP system partition. If the partition boot sector has become corrupt or isn't properly configured, you may receive the hal.dll error.

6. Recover data from any bad sectors on your hard drive. If 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.

7. Restore the hal.dll file from the Windows XP CD. If the hal.dll file is truly the cause of the problem, restoring it from the original Windows XP CD may do the trick.

8. Perform a repair installation of Windows XP. This type of installation should replace any missing or corrupt files. Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.

9. Perform a clean installation of Windows XP. This type of installation will completely remove Windows XP from your PC and install it again from scratch.

Note: While this will almost certainly resolve any hal.dll errors, it is a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.

Important: If you can't gain access to your files to back them up, you should understand that you will lose them all if you continue with a clean installation of Windows XP.

10. Test the hard drive. If all else has failed, including the clean installation from the last step, you're most likely facing a hardware issue with your hard drive but you'll want to test it to be sure.

If the drive fails any of your tests, replace the hard drive and then complete a "new" installation of Windows XP.

Mar 09, 2011 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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How to solve this problem <windows root>\system32\hal.dll.


Hi
If you get an error regarding a missing or corrupt hal.dll file, it might simply be the BOOT.INI file on the root of the C: drive that is misconfigured
1.Insert and boot from your WindowsXP CD.
2.At the first R=Repair option, press the R key
3.Press the number that corresponds to the correct location for the installation of Windows you want to repair.
Typically this will be #1
4.Type bootcfg /list to show the current entries in the BOOT.INI file
5.Type bootcfg /rebuild to repair it
6 Take out the CD ROM and type exit
OR
Better solution: This seems to always work
expand x:\i386\hal.dl_ y:\windows\system32\ X= cd rom drive letter

Thanks and Regards Aboobacker S

Sep 23, 2010 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Windows could not stat because following file is


You will need the operating disc to download this file again. If you do not have it it must be purchased through Microsoft

Jul 16, 2010 | HP Operating Systems

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Windows wont start up.


Yes you need winxp or recovery disk.
Then boot your computer with that disk.
For that put that disk in cd rom.
Then when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot option then set first boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings then it boot with that winxp disk.
Then follow the procedure you get message when it find your previos version of windows then press "r"
then it repair your winxp.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

Sep 02, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Hal.dll missing or corrupt


then there is no option go get it back.... u have to boot into the Windows XP Setup then only u can solve this error...better get a CD Drive from any of ur neighbours or better buy one...

Jul 08, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Media Centre 2005 for...

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Error messages :system32\hal.dll missing or corrupt"


Looks like you might have to format your drive and reload windows from scratch,unless you can restore deleted files from your recycle bin

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