Windows Error Messages Basics Maintenance Symptoms by Tim Fisher Updated October 11, 2016 Causes of the "missing or corrupt hal.dll" error include, naturally, a damaged hal.dll DLL file or a hal.dll Report geordie- Apr 8, 2010 10:45AM you are a genius, thanks for this info. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Report • #6 SoccerMike December 7, 2013 at 05:55:44 Johnw, Thanks for the link. have a peek at this web-site
Check for viruses on your computer. Click here to Register a free account now! In the beginning there was the command line. I can't even boot in safe mood to install this file or do anything.So far I have done the following...I booted the laptop with the xp cd and went in the
SP2 or SP3) Back to top #9 blzbuh blzbuh Topic Starter Members 48 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:21 PM Posted 04 January 2011 - 12:21 PM Any other ideas before I Britec09 803,138 views 9:11 Recover Your System With Free Tools - "Ultimate Boot CD" - Duration: 9:03. I see nothing about attempting a "repair" install per my instructions. but this time the cd made it work.
The attrib typing you have above wouldnt let me enter as written so i did each dash seperately. by the way what are the boot options ? The MS tag on the bottom that has the product key has a title of "Windows (r) XP Professional," with "HP" immediately below the title. however when I booted into recovery mode all I got was the blue crash screen with white writing.
If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Please re-install a copy of the above file" My PC did not come with a Windows XP disc, so I don't know what to do - and I've got so much Back to top #6 blzbuh blzbuh Topic Starter Members 48 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:21 PM Posted 03 January 2011 - 08:05 PM you can copy the hal.dll from another working The drive passed the tests, and the error continued to be a corrupt or missing hal.dll.During the above, the BIOS Boot Order was changed to put the CD/DVD ROM drive first.
Once it's there, register it.. change the boot priority to CDROM! If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER. 5.
However when I move the same 2 hard drives to another computer they work perfectly. Check This Out plse help :( Report ginanoid- Oct 18, 2009 02:02PM i just had this problem and I have an HP desktop, so it didn't come with the disks either. (and the thing I too am concerned about losing pictures and files? may bring up an ISO download for a recovery disk.
Sign in 1,035 106 Don't like this video? Back to top #10 caperdog caperdog BC Advisor 954 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Nova Scotia Local time:05:21 PM Posted 04 January 2011 - 07:00 PM can you boot to "safe mode" Meanwhile; I don't know, if you can move a hal.dll file from an XP (Master) directly into a system32 folder (Slave); you can try that; Personally, I can't turn my HD Source Dear Grif,Thank you for your reply.As I explained in my post, I have tried the xp cd and also the recovery console, it doesnt work.(I have given the result in the
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. The solution for me was this. 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
Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows XPSoftware Problems Solved File missing or corrupt: Windows root\system32\hal.dll Tags:Windowssystem32laptops SoccerMike December 6, 2013 at 06:18:46 Specs: Windows XP Pro SP-3, Intel Core I do not get any errors until I reboot and the same missing hal file message appears. Is this file generic, or does it have to match this particular hardware and software configuration of this laptop? 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.
Thanks for the ISO OEM suggestion; I did a quick search, and found a number of these - need to go back to reading in more detail. 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 Thanks again. have a peek here To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here.
even if you don't have an hp, your computer might have something similar.