"Esco57" <Esco57@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> My lap top just messed up ... I can not turn it on it goes to a screen saying
> unable to open windows file missing <windows root>\system32\hal.dll. so
> what can I do?
May 7, 2005 12:34:47 PM
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I should also say that this is an older laptop and I have been having trouble
with my CD ROM drive. so I might not be able to use a CD to start up.