Reggie1 07:43 24 Jul 2009

This morning when loggingon my acer LT 450 running windows XP it reported the following message.........

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt

Windows root>\system32\hal.dll

Please reinstall a copy the above file....

Can anuone please help on
1) where do i find the file and 2) how do i then install it.

Many thanks


  BT 07:52 24 Jul 2009

This was covered in this thread

click here

It seems strange that its happening to so many people. Could it be some sort of Virus?

  Reggie1 16:01 24 Jul 2009


Thanks for the pointer.... however i can't see any instuction/pointers in this thread.

My problem is that i have a blank screen with the message above.

Mny thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:11 24 Jul 2009

Hal.dll missing or corrupt click here

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