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Major problem when Doing System Restore on Aopen 1555

Ahad a bad dll file in Windows and had to run System Restore Disk for Aopen 1555.

Result is the computer won't start. Can't even get into Bios file as screen won't light. Hard drive light is on and the hard drive is making a small amount of repetative clicking noise noise. I suspect one of 2 things:

1) the hard drive has failed
2) the Restore Disk was re-installing something in the the bios and failed to do it properly which left a damaged bios.

Can anyone tell me whether one should be able to get into the bios without the hard drive being plugged in ? Any other suggestion would be welcome.

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Re: Major problem when Doing System Restore on Aopen 1555

U have to be able to enter BIOS, without the drive (does not matter if it's missing or damaged !!! ). Try pressing the button to enter bios, from the moment u turn the computer on (even if the display aint led yet)
From my knoledge System Restore Disk's don't interfere with the BIOS !

If u're drive is making that noise for a few seconds - minutes, most probably it has faild !

U can try to boot up u're laptop with a "live cd" linux version and see if u can acces the drive .... if u can than reinstal u're OS.

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If you've deleted needed system files, Windows should have restored them automatically. If it hasn't, you can use your system recovery disk to restore it.

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I have a MSI A6000 laptop. I recently had to set it back to factory restore.Now I get the message MagCore.dll is missing from your error.How do I fix this?

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\windows\system32\kdcom.dll Missing or corrupt Kernel debugger

Try tapping F8 at bootup to enter safe mode, read your manual to see if you have a recovery partition on your HDD. You didn't post the model so I have no clue.

If you can enter safe mode you need to try system restore, not last good know configuration.

If you see last know config on your screen, then you should also see safe mode.

So you need to run in safe mode, and run system restore, or run the recovery mode if you have a recovery partition on the HDD.

If none of these work, then you only have three options, go to, download the rescue disk, burn it to a CD and run it in DOS, this is before windows boots. Now if malware corrupted the DLL, Avira will kill it, but there is a chance it can't clean it and will destroy the files,DLL, and windows won't boot. So now you have to do below.

The other option is you need to download windows, what ever version you have, if you have win 7 home 32bit, then you have to download it, and burn it to a DVD. Then try a repair, if a repair does not work then you need to reinstall windows, and then install all the drivers like, (chipset, video, sound, lan, wifi)

This option, you can contact Acer and see if they have a recovery disk for you.

Good luck.

Apr 01, 2013 | PC Laptops

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Lost some .dll files after reformat

No such thing, If you format a Hard drive it wipes all the data on it. Most laptops have a recovery partition and you don't get a windows install disk. If you formatted the recovery partition, you lost the Operating system. Contact lenovo for a backup windows disk, or download a copy of the windows version you have, then run a repair using the disk, this will fix it, or try and do a system restore.

Mar 30, 2013 | Lenovo PC Laptops

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Sensapi.dll error

How to Fix Sensapi.dll ErrorsImportant: Do not download sensapi.dll from a "DLL download" website. There are many reasons why downloading a DLL file is a bad idea. If you need a copy of sensapi.dll, it's best to obtain it from its original, legitimate source.

Note: Start Windows in Safe Mode to complete any of the following steps if you're unable to access Windows normally due to the sensapi.dll error.

  1. Restore sensapi.dll from the Recycle Bin. The easiest possible cause of a "missing" sensapi.dll file is that you've mistakenly deleted it.

    If you suspect that you've accidentally deleted sensapi.dll but you've already emptied the Recycle Bin, you may be able to recover sensapi.dll with a free file recovery program.

    Important: Recovering a deleted copy of sensapi.dll with a file recovery program is a smart idea only if you're confident you've deleted the file yourself and that it was working properly before you did that.

  2. Run a virus/malware scan of your entire system. Some sensapi.dll errors could be related to a virus or other malware infection on your computer that has damaged the DLL file. It's even possible that the sensapi.dll error you're seeing is related to a hostile program that's masquerading as the file.

  3. Use System Restore to undo recent system changes. If you suspect that the sensapi.dll error was caused by a change made to an important file or configuration, a System Restore could solve the problem.

  4. Reinstall the program that uses the sensapi.dll file. If the sensapi.dll DLL error occurs when you use a particular program, reinstalling the program should replace the file.

    Important: Try your best to complete this step. Reinstalling the program that provides the sensapi.dll file, if possible, is a likely solution to this DLL error.

  5. Update the drivers for hardware devices that might be related to sensapi.dll. If, for example, you're receiving a "The file sensapi.dll is missing" error when you play a 3D video game, try updating the drivers for your video card.

    Note: The sensapi.dll file may or may not be related to video cards - this was just an example. The key here is to pay very close attention to the context of the error and troubleshoot accordingly.

  6. Roll back a driver to a previously installed version if sensapi.dll errors began after updating a particular hardware device's driver.

  7. Run the sfc /scannow System File Checker command to replace a missing or corrupt copy of the sensapi.dll file. If this DLL file is provided my Microsoft, the System File Checker tool should restore it.

  8. Install any available Windows updates. Many service packs and other patches replace or update some of the hundreds of Microsoft distributed DLL files on your computer. The sensapi.dll file could be included in one of those updates.

  9. Test your memory and then test your hard drive. I've left the majority of hardware troubleshooting to the last step, but your computer's memory and hard drive are easy to test and are the most likely components that might cause sensapi.dll errors as they fail.

    If the hardware fails any of your tests, replace the memory or replace the hard drive as soon as possible.

  10. Repair your installation of Windows. If the individual sensapi.dll file troubleshooting advice above is unsuccessful, performing a startup repair or repair installation should restore all Windows DLL files to their working versions.

  11. Use a free registry cleaner to repair sensapi.dll related issues in the registry. A free registry cleaner program may be able to help by removing invalid sensapi.dll registry entries that might be causing the DLL error.

    Important: I rarely recommend the use of registry cleaners. I've included the option here as a "last resort" attempt before the destructive step coming up next.

  12. Perform a clean installation of Windows. A clean install of Windows will erase everything from the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows. If none of the steps above correct the sensapi.dll error, this should be your next course of action.

    Important: All the information on your hard drive will be erased during a clean install. Make sure you've made the best attempt possible to fix the sensapi.dll error using a troubleshooting step prior to this one.

  13. Troubleshoot for a hardware problem if any sensapi.dll errors persist. After a clean install of Windows, your DLL problem can only be hardware related.

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The sensapi.dll error message could apply to any program or system that might utilize the file on any of Microsoft's operating systems including Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000.

Feb 11, 2012 | HP Pavilion Dv9910us Notebook PC

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Says windows root>\system32\hal.dll. is missing or corrupt, can't use laptop Please advise, regards Jason

some system on your windows has corrupted, it caused by a virus or bad disk
you need to restore your system to fix this issue
if your laptop build in windows xp and you have a restore disk just follow these steps
1. turn on your notebook
2.quickly press ctr and f11 simultaneously
3. click restore when "Dell PC restore" message appears confirm (it means you will lost all data in drive which contains your old operation system)
5.wait and click finish when the process of restore finish
if your laptop build in windows vista you can follow these steps
1. turn on your laptop
2. quickly press f8
3. when "Advance Boot Menu" message appears just click repair
4. select language and click next
5. log in and click ok
6. click dell factory restore and click next
7. click yes on the box "format hard drive and restore the system"
8. when the process finish click finish
if you don't have a restore disk build in your laptop you need a windows cd installer to reinstall your os

Jun 06, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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

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

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My dell studio 1555 webcam stopped working and it says ''close other video streaming devices to start video''

1. disable all streaming files and apps first.
2. run system restore, restore the point when webcam was working fine. if fails.
3. uninstall / reinstall webcam driver. if fails.

Oct 10, 2009 | Dell Studio 15 Laptop

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Windows message always appears when computer starts up this is the Message (rtutils.dll is missing therefore windows needs to close)

To get rid of the rtutils.dll you can try the steps given below.

Turn on the system in safe mode by pressing F8 as soon as you turn on your system

Check the recycle bin to see you hav accidentally deleted the file. If so restore the file from the recycle bin.

If you have cleared the recycle bin then the best option would be to use a file recovery option. A software called Recuva is available. It is a file recovery software.

Sometimes the file could have been corrupted bya spyware/virus/malware. In this case run the anti-virus and anti spyware. This can help you detect the malware and restore the file back to normality.

else try to do a system restore
Start-> Programs-> Accesories->System tools-> System restore

Click on windows (left side bottom) -> Type (System restore) in start program bar-> and click on the same.

If you are facing the problem after a software installation then try to uninstall the software and check for the error.

Try to clean up the registry

Try to update the drivers.

and if all of these don't work then try to download the dll file from the internet.

Jul 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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No media files playing. error reading .dll files. specitically dssenh.dll

Link for .dll, download and put into windows directory then try. Maybe you need cocdec?

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