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Clarification request the screen has no text its just the beginning of the windows installation that doesn't load. I attempted to restore with another copy of media center edition and now I get "missing hal.dll the error code is 7" message.

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You need to restart with cd in rom and format again
when asks to delete selected yes you want to delete follow instructions
if you need more help let me know
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Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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    DEKR Feb 23, 2009

    what os are you running

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if this hails to fix the problem
Restoring your Windows 7 Gateway computer to its original factory settings is a great way to get rid of pesky viruses you can't seem to remove from your computer, or simply to remove old programs and files from your computer and start with a clean slate.
Your Windows 7 Gateway computer will likely run faster as a result of deleting old and unnecessary files.
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***PLAIN ENGLISH QUICK AND EASY FIX FOR ALL SYSTEMS****
***Windows 7 code purple or Windows Vista code purple***

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Press Enter.

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