\i386\halaacpi error!!! Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: April 28, 2012 12:34 PM in Storage Share jodel September 4, 2003 2:13:14 AM When I did a clean install of XP on my HD i get the following message: File\i386\halaacpi.dll could not.be.loaded The error code is (ie 4, 7, 17, 32768) What does this mean? I Know it has something to do with the Hardware Abstraction Layers and the ACPI - Advanced Configuration and Power Interface, but i do not know how to solve it. This is what i found about it but the discribed steps in the 1st link do no good... http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=299340 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://s... The HD is a Maxtor Diamondmax plus 9 SATA HELP!!! I need this PC for my education (tomorrow!!!) Greetzzz... Jodel ABIT NF7-S rev 2.0 AMD XP1700+ JIUHB @ 2195 (190 x 11,5 @ 1.85V) NANYA PC2700 333 @ 380 (@ 2.6V) ASUS V7700 GeForce 2 GTS 350W Noname PSU Thermaltake Dragon Orb 3 3 12V 80mm Casefans More about : i386 halaacpi error jodel September 4, 2003 11:08:03 AM I have found the problem... It was a tiny greasy spot on the Windows CD... :S And yes, it took me all night to find it... So now it works! Greetzzz... Jodel ABIT NF7-S rev 2.0 AMD XP1700+ JIUHB @ 2195 (190 x 11,5 @ 1.85V) NANYA PC2700 333 @ 380 (@ 2.6V) ASUS V7700 GeForce 2 GTS 350W Noname PSU Thermaltake Dragon Orb 3 3 12V 80mm Casefans GLComputing April 28, 2012 12:34:29 PM Thanks for your post 10 years ago ... just had the same error and fixed with a clean of the CD Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Trying to revive HDD after power failure Forum First SSD advice? Forum hdd error or size interpretation problem? Forum Cyclic redundancy error Forum WD800JB Install Error Forum A: Drive Error - Please Help Forum WindowsXP ERROR Forum Error: Boot Disk Failure, insert system disk Forum partition magic error Forum Error loading Windows Forum Hard disk error need help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !