Recent content by MarauderX

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    Hal.dll & recovery console errors

    Great, thanks again. I will check out the hard drive and hopefully figure this out. I was also told that it might be a motherboard issue which causes the BIOS to detect the hard drives but not actually do anything with them. I thought it was odd, but at this point I'm trying a lot of options.
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    Hal.dll & recovery console errors

    Thanks for the fast response. I had worked through that already, but I learned something along the way. The hard drives show up in the BIOS, but do not under the Windows Recovery Console. So I tried a disconnecting the drives, and starting Windows XP setup. Neither drive could be seen by the...
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    Hal.dll & recovery console errors

    Hello all - I booted up one day last week to the following: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <Windows root>\system32\hal.dll" So I tried a couple solutions from the Windows recovery console, including FIXBOOT and FIXMBR, which did not work. When I...