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missing file hal.dll

By San
Jan 30, 2007
  1. Does anyone know if I will lose data if I use the following repair options that I found on the Microsoft website?

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477

    I tried to reboot from the CD and follow the instructions from this thread http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic8356.html

    but I don't get the repair option of the existing windows installation, but only the different partitions on my hard drive.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +621

    if you're really missing the HAL, then it should be on the OEM CD.
    Boot it and perform a REPAIR
     
  3. San

    San TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have tried that but it wouldn't give me the option to chose my operating system... in the recovery console, it only says C:\>
     
  4. amir28

    amir28 TS Rookie

    You will not lose data if you use the following repair options that you found on the Microsoft website!
     
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