missing file or corrupt

  connora 13:27 21 Sep 2007

Hi, I'm looking for some help, this morning i turn on my lattop to find the following message

windows root >\system32\hal.dll

it says i have a file missing or corrupt, i've tried safe mode, last good config but no joy. can i copy this file from my windows cd, if so how?

  brundle 13:36 21 Sep 2007
  A-Nonymous 13:37 21 Sep 2007

brundle attatched a link

Does this say you have to reinstall XP. Sorry I just skimmed through it.

  Taff™ 13:38 21 Sep 2007

Or similarly with instructions on how to copy from the windows cd click here

  birdface 14:50 21 Sep 2007
  connora 15:23 21 Sep 2007

thanks to all

  Taff™ 16:36 21 Sep 2007

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