\Windows\root\system32 missing or corrupt

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Issue

My computer at home could not start, it keep displaying
 windows root\system32\hal.dll 
missing or corrupt reinstall. So I try to reinstall but I don't know the steps to follow. Can somebody help me out?

Solution

  • If you have a black screen with a messages like those:

>Windows could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt: 
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM
>Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt:
X:\WINNT\System32\Ntoskrnl.exe
>Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt:
X:\WINNT\System32\HAL.dll
>NTLDR is Missing
  • Press any key to restart >Invalid boot.ini Press any key to restart
  • Repair with XP CD :
    • Boot with CDROM
    • Enter the installer XP CD
    • Press R
    • Press 1(or the other that show the installation drive) and enter the admin ]
    • Type Like This :

  • > C: CD .. 
    > C: ATTRIB -H C:boot.ini
    > C: ATTRIB -S C:boot.ini
    > C: ATTRIB -R C:boot.ini
    > C: del boot.ini
    > C: BOOTCFG /Rebuild



    *
      • After Rebuild finish type this:

    C: CHKDSK /R /F kemudian 
    C: FIXBOOT
    "Sure you want to write a new bootsector to the partition C: ?" press "Y"
    C: EXIT
    Enter

    Note

    Solved by edo
    Jean-François Pillou

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