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Windows Xp Won't Load


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#1 zeotch

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 04:49 PM

I get the following message when I try to boot up my computer:

"Invalid BOOT.INI file
Booting from C:\windows\"


"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt
<windows root>system32.hal.dll
Please reinstall a copy of above file"


How do I reinstall a copy of the file? I put my Windows XP disc in, but it would not install.

Please help me figure out how to install the file.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 Monty007

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 05:10 PM

This link should help http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330184
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