File missing<windows root>\system32\hal.dll.

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cbs - Jan 30, 2010 at 11:12 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jan 30, 2010 at 11:57 PM
Hello,
I just used my recovery disc now I am getting a<Windows root]>\system32\hal.dll file missing. I cannot get past this window. I am using someonelses computer. I NEED TO COPY TO CD THEN INSTALL IN MINE. can any one help. all the downloads I have found want to install in friends computer.

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
Jan 30, 2010 at 11:57 PM
Check out this Microsoft web page. It gives instructions to fix your problem

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/314477/error-message-windows-could-not-start-because-of-a-computer-disk-hardw

Good Luck
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