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missing dll file giving me trouble reinstalling windows

By woo007 ·
trying to just use windows xp pro disk to fix but will only let me do new install but i dont have my pass key anymore how can i get a new code or a list of codes to try can anyone help

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What missing dll - wouldn't be HAL.dll, would it?

by seanferd In reply to missing dll file giving m ...

As to license keys - if the OS came with the computer, contact the vendor. If the OS is retail, contact Microsoft. Have your CD handy.

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Missing Product Key

by saqgoku In reply to What missing dll - wouldn ...

There are a few programs used to retrieve a missing XP product key. Make sure you choose the on designed specifically for you situation.

Follow this link

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So you have a System Makers recovery Disc

by OH Smeg In reply to missing dll file giving m ...

And not a M$ Branded Install Disc.

The System Makers Install Disc's are Slipstreamed and only have the necessary Drivers for the Hardware that they where made for and Can Not be used on any other hardware. Even if you fit a After Market M'Board to your old system which uses the same CPU you can not use the System Makers Recovery Disc to install Windows. It simply lacks the necessary components to do this.

What you need to do here is buy a Licensed Copy of XP from your local Computer Shop. These things are Licensed to the Original Hardware only and if you use it on other hardware you are committing an Act of Piracy. :0

But none the leas if you just want a new Product Key ring the people who made the recovery Disc and ask them to help you.


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by santeewelding In reply to missing dll file giving m ...

Make sure that if you are running NoScipt that you allow the page, if but temporarily.

My ill-used Vista HB told me, after a year of trouble-free operation, that it was running in reduced functionality because it was an illegitimate copy (which I paid $200 for a CD at retail). Yeah, sure, MFs.

It even plastered an "illegitimate" at the lower right-hand corner.

Pay close attention to how you do it.

All is well with me this evening, after a snarling encounter.

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