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Hall.DLL Missing or corrupted Windows 2003

athosk asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi All,

I have a Dell Poweredge 2900III  server running Windows Server 2003 R2 and when I boot I receive an error message that Hal.DLL is missing or corrupted. The strange thing is that the past week I had the same problem on an ol HP Proliant 350 and was the reason why I replaced it with this new machine. Now I get the same error on a different machine.

Everything that I found on your site and on my research was mentioning about Windows XP and Vista only and I was just wondering whether I am so lucky that this error came to me two times on two different machines running Windows 2003.

Please advise and any help will be HIGHLY appreciated.
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Boot from Win2k3 CD and press R, enter to Recovery console and try copying hal.dll from another identical machine to system32 of your windows.

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