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Old 01-05-2005, 05:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question boot up prob.?

pc wont boot,i get a black screen with this error msg.....
any ideas???

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.
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Boot from your CD and follow the directions to start Recovery Console. Then:

Attrib -H C:\Boot.ini
Attrib -R C:\Boot.ini
Attrib -S C:\Boot.ini
DEL C:\Boot.ini
BootCfg /Rebuild
Fixboot
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