Why is my laptop displaying a missing or corrupt file message? Tags: Configuration Laptops Windows XP Last response: October 13, 2011 2:26 AM in Windows XP Share Lizthekidd October 13, 2011 1:54:45 AM Hello, what causes this? My friend believes that it was something i did. All i pressed was f5. what would cause this? More about : laptop displaying missing corrupt file message PhilFrisbie a b D Laptop October 13, 2011 2:26:13 AM There are lots of possible causes; failing hard drive, bad memory, blue screen at the wrong time, viruses, etc. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Missing File or Corrupt: error message Forum File is missing or corrupt ERROR message on startup. Forum Solved\windows\system32\config\system file missing or corrupt Forum I get the error message: "<windows root>\system32\hal.dll is missing or corrupt. Forum Why do my desktop files get missing when i switch on my laptop Forum SolvedLaptop with windows 7 crashed. This file might be corrupt Forum When installing windows 7 in my system it says that windows cannot install required files. The file may be corrupt or missing. Forum system registry file missing or corrupt Forum file is missing or corrupt Forum HP Mini "file missing or corrupt windows system 32 config" Forum "System Registry File is Missing or Corrupt" Forum missing or corrupt files in windows 8 Forum Help! Missing or Corrupt hal.dll file Forum Inf file txtsetup sif is corrupt or missing status 262 Forum Inf file txtsetup sif is corrupt or missing status 262 Forum Inf file txtsetup sif is corrupt or missing status 4096 Forum how do i recover data first, laptop says windows is missing or corrupt at startup. I know how to reset but loose data. Forum Restore failed file missing or corrupt windows root system32\hall.dll. Forum Inf file txtsetup sif is corrupt or missing status 4096 Forum <Windows root>\system32\hal.dll File is missing or corrupt Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !