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Windows could not start b/c the following file is missing or corrupt


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Keep getting error message when starting computer. Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <windows root>\system32\hal.dll.
I have tried to reinstall windows but get another error message!
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Boot from your CD and get into the recovery console. Once you are there, type the following line by line

attrib -h -r -s C:\boot.ini
del C:\boot.ini
bootcfg /rebuild
fixboot

Reboot.
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