\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 SolvedCPU Fan Error / Task Manager Crash Forum SolvedRaw Read Error Rate Failure and Pending Sectors Forum SolvedNew Computer Suffering Annoying Error Forum Solved[SOLVED] BSoD Error: 0x050, No SafeMode, Minidumb Included, Specs Included Forum Solvedintel undi pxe-2.1 (build 083) error??? Forum Solved(Dual boot win7 & Linux Mint) MBR boot flag error, grub won't load. [FIXED] Forum SolvedAsus hero MOtherboard A2 error code Forum Solvedz77mx-d3h th graphics card error Forum SolvedTroubleshooting Linux Mint Install: Error 8000 reading sector .... Forum SolvedCPU Fan Error Forum SolvedGta sa launch error Forum SolvedSfc scannow detect's error's and can't fix them! Forum SolvedInstall Oracle VM Virtual Box Error Forum SolvedIRQL error when trying to reinstall windows on SSD Forum Solvedinterface crc error count Forum Solved"EPU-4 Engine EAccessViolation" Error after installing new ASUS Motherboard Forum SolvedDisplay Driver Error and Games Crashing Forum Solvedblue screen error Forum SolvedWindows installation error code:0xC0000005 Forum Solvedram over-clocking weird error Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !