+ 0 Votes Best way prrethish 3 years ago Boot through u r windows installation disk log in to the recovery console go to the i386 folder in the cd drive copy the hal.dll to the windows\system32 folder If not work open recovery console again Type bootcfg /list after bootcfg /rebuild When you receive a message that is similar to the following message, press Y: Total Identified Windows Installs: 1  C:\Windows Add installation to boot list? (Yes/No/All) 2. You receive a message that is similar to the following message: Enter Load Identifier Just give some name for u r os. When you receive this message, type the name of your operating system, and then press ENTER. either Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition. 3. You receive a message that is similar to the following: Enter OS Load options When you receive this message, type /fastdetect, and then press ENTER.