The most commonly occurring error messages are: In the vast majority of cases, the solution is to properly reinstall on your PC, to the Windows system folder.Alternatively, some programs, notably PC games, require that the DLL file is placed in the game/application installation folder.For detailed installation instructions, see our FAQ.The Hal.dll-file lets the applications in "Microsoft Windows" communicate with your PC’s hardware.
The file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP.
Errors related to can arise for a few different different reasons.
For instance, a faulty application, has been deleted or misplaced, corrupted by malicious software present on your PC or a damaged Windows registry.
SOOOO i finally took matters into my own hands, and fixed it. I found a fix to the missing that caused me to reinstall several systems. Yes a service pack 1 cd will fix a service pack 2 "existing" installation the way we are going to do it here. First step would be boot from the Windows XP cd (sp1 or sp2) and follow throught the steps untill you are asked what you want to do - "Install Windows" or "Fix Windows using the Recovery console? Follow instruction and when you get to the part that asks "what partition do you want to install it on" select the same partition you installed your previous Windows installation on.
This time I managed to start the computer without a complete reinstall. I can\'t say if a Home Edition cd would work with a Pro installation or vice versa. The basic idea here is you will be installing 2 operating sytems on the same computer and on the same partition.