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Kedzie

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So my hal.dll file is corrupt. Hate to take up your guys's time by this but I have done hours of google searches to fix this. Here are some fixes I have tried and failed to work.

Insert and boot from WinXP CD
Go to recovery console
Type bootcfg /list
Type bootcfg /rebuild
Exit

Also tried expanding the file with d:\i386\hal.dll_c:\windows\system32\hal.dll

I am just hoping there is a way to fix this w/o reformatting. Maybe to reinstall a copy of windows over my original copy w/o getting rid of everything? :tazz:
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try this first

put your xp cd in the drive and do run > sfc /scannow


if that doesnt work try a repair install

boot from your xp cd, select the option to install windows, it should detect your windows installation and give you the option to repair it
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Insert and boot from WinXP CD
Go to recovery console
Type bootcfg /list
Type bootcfg /rebuild
exit

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Did you also delete the old boot.ini before trying the above steps.
If yes, then you can try repair as dsenette suggested.
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If you guys could explain in some detial how to do both of those suggestions it'd be greatly appreciated. Pretty minor in the troubleshooting department so kinda clueless on how to pull that off. Appreciate it, and also appreciate the quick replies
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This is to repair

http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html
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