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Old 08-07-2008, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by jilles View Post

Hi All

I need to reinstall XP home edition on my other laptop, it has no Floppy or CD drives, however with a lot of research I have been able to make a USB boot disk, and by pressing F8 got to the screen where it has a menu ie: Start WIndows mode etc...Hit Enter ...Comes up with Select operating system to start underneath has MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION but when you hit enter it comes up with missisng or corrupt Hal.dll which gives me to believe that there is no OS system there any way...does anyone know where to go from here...and also can you copy Windows XP installation disk to a flash drive

Thanks in advance
You could try the fix from Kelly's Korner.

For the life of me I cannot understand why people continue to use a laptop computer without a cdrom drive....

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