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Keep getting this message system32hal.dll. re-install this file. on hp mini compaq 700.the laptop has no cd or dvd drive and no windows backup

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Hello,

  • "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
    <Windows root>\system32\hal.dll.
    Please re-install a copy of the above file."

  • "<Winnt_root>\System32\Hal.dll missing or corrupt:
    Please re-install a copy of the above file."

  • "Cannot find \Windows\System32\hal.dll"

  • "Cannot find hal.dll"
The "missing or corrupt hal.dll" error displays shortly after the computer is first started. Windows XP has not yet fully loaded when this error message appears. CauseCauses of the "missing or corrupt hal.dll" error include, naturally, a damaged hal.dll DLL file or a hal.dll file that has been deleted or moved from its intended location.Additional causes may include a damaged or missing boot.ini file or possibly a physically damaged hard drive.

    Please let me know you have any further questions or concerns.
Thanks.

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It looks like the error in ur registry because of invalid registry errors so make ur registry error fix by using reg in out registry cleaner

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Visit the below link for more information on hal.dll missing or corrupt:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477

Try the steps in method 1.

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