Missing or corrupt hal.dll



JCN
07-10-2005, 12:31 AM
> Hi
>
> My XP is not working because of the above error. I have tried the
> following using the recovewry console, but with no success:
> 1. Replace the hal.dll from the XP cd. Not able to overide existing
> file
>
> 2. Reconstruct the boot.ini but failed. I think that this is due that
> I have a SATA drive.
>
> Please help.
>
> Regards
>
> JCN
>

Kelly
07-10-2005, 12:31 AM
Hi,

Some info here:

HAL=Hardware Abstraction Layer

How to Move a Windows XP Installation to Different Hardware
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBJ/tip4800/rh4839.htm

Situations in Which Windows May Not Start in Safe Mode
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q199175

How to Troubleshoot Hardware Abstraction Layer Issues
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q237556

More information and a workaround here:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_haldll_missing.htm
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_h.htm#xp_hall.dll

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All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com


"JCN" <jclaude@ukonline.FS.co.uk> wrote in message
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>
>> Hi
>>
>> My XP is not working because of the above error. I have tried the
>> following using the recovewry console, but with no success:
>> 1. Replace the hal.dll from the XP cd. Not able to overide existing
>> file
>>
>> 2. Reconstruct the boot.ini but failed. I think that this is due that
>> I have a SATA drive.
>>
>> Please help.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> JCN
>>
>
>


Missing or corrupt hal.dll