HELP ME!!-startup problems

  Adz1310 17:59 12 Aug 2004

was watching a film on my laptop, and my system jus crashed!! when re-booted it says
"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"

I aint got a clue what to do so if u can help me it would be much appriciated, but will need step by step instructions what to do.

  rawprawn 18:20 12 Aug 2004

For dll files click here

  rawprawn 18:24 12 Aug 2004

Sorry step by step, click on my link, type hal.dll into the search box, and download the file. Hope this helps.

  Adz1310 18:27 12 Aug 2004

yeh find the dll file i need but dont know how to use it, cant get into windows as it wont start up, im on my other computer here. how would i transfer this file to my laptop? use a cd and copy using a command prompt??? dont know how to do that, but any suggestions

  hugh-265156 19:25 12 Aug 2004
  sattman 19:28 12 Aug 2004

can you do a system restore

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