While we were researching this topic. We found many users face the DLL file error on a daily basis. It is such an issue that is explained using technical words. We thought of explaining how to fix hal.dll error. Our article is different in the way that we try to simplify the words and give it such a structure that will help everyone, in general, to understand and follow the procedure.
We will first start by mentioning some of the basic information that you should know as it can prove to be helpful in your near future. We give an overview of the topic and not just the process to fix it alone. We believe to perform a process you should know the when, how and why of it. Hence we thought you should know a little about the aspects related to hal.dll error.
|Type of file:||Win32/64 DLL
|File Size:||79.38KB - 424.34KB
|Copyright:||© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.|
|Product Name:||Microsoft Windows Operating System|
|File Versions:||5 versions available|
The hal.dll Cause?
The general causes of this error are when the file is missing from your system or when the file is corrupted. The more technical side of this error appears when there is an issue with the master boot code. This issue generally arises in Windows 7, 8 and Windows 10. Even you start your Windows this error could appear. Let us look at the various messages that can appear as an alert for this error.
“Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: C:\Windows\system32\hal.dll. Please re-install a copy of the above file.”
“Cannot find \Windows\System32\hal.dll”
“C:\Windows\System32\Hal.dll missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.”
Methods To Fix hal.dll
Now we will bring our focus to fix hal.dll error on our computer. You must have different causes that poped this error on your screen. The methods explained below will only work if your cause matches with it. That is the reason we explained what can cause this error.
Method 1: Restart Your Computer
When you face this error while starting your computer. You must first try to restart your computer. We have found that the error may also pop-up as a mistake. It is not always a true alert. Restart your computer and you should see the error disappear. Why does this happen? sometimes the computer just misses reading the file which leads to this problem. If this method does not work for you the cause must be different you should try approaching this with another method.
Method 2: Perform Start-up Repair
This method will help you to automatically repair the missing or corrupted file. This method is different for different versions of Windows. The newest version of Windows like Windows 10 will not only help you to repair the dll files but also help you to fix the overall slowness of your computer, any other error messages that pops-up without any reason. The image below will help you to know where will you find the start-up repair option.
Method 3: Check Your Hard Drive
Now if you are still unable to solve your hal.dll error on your computer. Then, it might be the case of a hard drive problem. The hard drive may be got corrupted and hence it is not able to process or read the files. This can easily restrict your access to the application. Run the test on your hard drive. If you find any issue with the hard drive then, replace it. Once you replace your hard drive. Install the Windows 7 or Windows 10 on your system again. You can now start your application.
Method 4: Clean Install Windows
Cleaning your Windows will clean your hard drive and then you can install it again. Install a whole new copy so, this will get rid of all the corrupted files and it will come with all new files and the missing files will be restored automatically too. This should solve your hal.dll error. New Windows will mean you have the latest version and the files are new so that won’t create any issues either. This method is used in case you have a virus in your system and you need to clean it while solving the error issue too.
Our intention was to help our readers with issues that restrict them to open certain applications. The DLL file error is common and one should know what to do in such situations. We researched and compiled information from our research into one. This will save you time and make you are fixing the error process smooth. The comment box below is for our readers who can write to us in case of any issue or query or any kind of suggestion you would like to share with us. We will reply to you as soon as possible.