Window xp root window 32 hdll file missing or corrupt

Posted on 2008-06-21
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Last Modified: 2008-07-19
Is this caused by a virus from a bad CD ? and will the avaialble recovery disc fix it permanently ?
Question by:jkadi2007
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rindi earned 252 total points
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That isn't any file that belongs to windows XP I know of. It could be some malware. Before using the recovery disk, make sure to backup your data. Also, before recovery, test the HD using the manufacturer's diagnostic utility, and let it fix any errors.

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eXpeLLeD_4RM_heLL earned 248 total points
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By any chance do you mean \Windows\System32\hal.dll is missing? if you are follow rindi's advice by backing up your data and testing your hard drive. Also go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477 and follow the steps outlined in the article.


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