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Old 12-14-2005, 10:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, my computer wont let me restart, its says that the hal.dll is missing, and when i pop in my windows xp cd in, and tried to reinstall windows, it says that the vga.sys is corrupt and it wont let me install windows, and i dont know what to do. please help thanks

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Old 12-15-2005, 07:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Could be a bad CD at best.

Or it could be a problem with the access rights to your hard drive from your motherboard.

Have you got a second hard drive you can try to load?

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Old 12-15-2005, 07:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Just a few questions to help sort things out.

*Which version of Windows are you running?

*Was anything new installed? (Hardware or Software)

*Can you access "Safe Mode"?

We'll be able to give a more detailed solution once these are answered.

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Either you need a new CD
Drive is dirty and not reading correctly
Memory problem
Overclocked to high
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