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Windows 7: Multi-boot/Dual-Boot Windows XP on Windows 7

13 Dec 2009   #121
gregrocker

 

Installed first part of what?


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13 Dec 2009   #122
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Of XP. Read message, then post here.
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13 Dec 2009   #123
gregrocker

 

At what exact point in the install does it fail?

What does the error message say in full?

The process is to google the error message and work through it.

Or try again and see if it repeats.
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13 Dec 2009   #124
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

I have to replace the hal.dll file. Except I'm trying to get to Windows 7 to replace it. The computer I'm in doesn't have a card slot (Or haven't found one at least)
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13 Dec 2009   #125
gregrocker

 

Missing Hal.dll - Missing Or Corrupt Hal.dll Error Message in Windows XP - Fix Hal.dll

I'd follow the steps here and as last resort do the repair install which it says can fix it.

In XP the repair install is done from booted installer, but not choosing "R" for repair at first, instead let it discover the installation and when it asks if you want to install there, THEN choose "R" for repair.
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13 Dec 2009   #126
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

That's my problem. I can't access Windows 7 or Windows XP. It's only half installed, and I would have finished the installation if this computer I'm using had a Multi-Card Reader.
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13 Dec 2009   #127
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Missing Hal.dll - Missing Or Corrupt Hal.dll Error Message in Windows XP - Fix Hal.dll

I'd follow the steps here and as last resort do the repair install which it says can fix it.

In XP the repair install is done from booted installer, but not choosing "R" for repair at first, instead let it discover the installation and when it asks if you want to install there, THEN choose "R" for repair.
I do not understand the last resort part.
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13 Dec 2009   #128
gregrocker

 

To boot into Win7, you need to access the Win7 Repair console to run Startup Repair repeatedly.

Try tapping F8 to see if there is a Repair my computer choice there.

If not, we will need to make you a bootable repair stick. What OS does your other computer have?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XboxOmac View Post
I do not understand the last resort part.
If you read the troubleshooting checklist for that dll error, the last step before reinstall is to run a Repair install. I was telling you how that is done. But you say now that it wasn't installed all the way, so there may be no XP installation found to repair.
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13 Dec 2009   #129
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
To boot into Win7, you need to access the Win7 Repair console to run Startup Repair repeatedly.

Try tapping F8 to see if there is a Repair my computer choice there.

If not, we will need to make you a bootable repair stick. What OS does your other computer have?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XboxOmac
I do not understand the last resort part.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker
If you read the troubleshooting checklist for that dll error, the last step before reinstall is to run a Repair install. I was telling you how that is done. But you say now that it wasn't installed all the way, so there may be no XP installation found to repair.
This one is Windows Vista. And my last stick is a U3.
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13 Dec 2009   #130
XboxOmac

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

I told my dad for us to get a Multi-Card-Reader, then add the hal.dll file.

But if it's possible for me to get into Windows 7 right now just to download the file, let's try it.
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