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Description of hal.dll file?

hal.dll file is available for Windows Vista/7/8/10, Software including Microsoft Office, Photo shop, Adobe Flash Player etc. could contain the file under corresponding directory. Its MD5 (Message Digest 5) and SHA1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) is relatively simple.

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What are hlp file? / hlp file introduction / hlp file description

The filename extension “.dll” is one of the most commonly-seen types of computer files. It means Dynamic-link Library, which is Microsoft’s implementation of the shared library concept in Windows and OS/2 operating systems. Much of the functionality of the system is provided by dynamic-link libraries. For instance, Some applications may contain many different modules, and every module of the application is contained and distributed in DLL files.

Most users have no idea about specific meaning of $filename and what it is used for, let alone fix the errors caused by it. But now here is your chance to learn.

Possible error messages

Since hal.dll is directly related to the Windows operating system, if it is accidentally deleted or got corrupted due to some malware or virus, the normal performance of your PC would be negatively influenced, and annoying error messages will keep showing up and disturbing your work or entertainment.

For example, when you’re working with Microsoft Word, a pop-up says “Sorry, the component required by this action does not exist”; when you’re surfing the Internet with your browser, an error messages says “Can’t find the WinHelp file.”

Or when you’re trying to access Windows Help for instructions to solve troublesome situation, it tells you “The Windows Help has malfunctioned due to corrupted registry entries”. Considering .hlp files are not quite commonly-seen, not like file formats including img, doc, rmvb, txt and pdf, so in major cases, many users have no idea how to solve the issue.

The following tutorials are the basic professional and safe operations on Windows. They will help you get rid of the awkward situation, you can feel free to try them one by one. As you can see we put the “Re-install your system” option last, because it takes much more time than others do. If for some reason the procedures failed to deliver the desired effects, you can choose to use our recommended tool in the bottom of this page.

Now let’s make our move to fix the error!

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Specific Solutions of fixing hal.dll error

Cleanup and repair damaged Windows registry

Delete the corrupted and redundant registry keys and repair those needed for system’s normal running. Firstly you need to access the Windows Registry Editor:

Windows 7 user: Start > enter “regedit”

Windows 8 user: Charms bar on the right side > enter “regedit”

And if you want to do the repair, you can download a new related registry file and double-click it to re-write the registry information into the system, or download a repair tool.

Scan and remove possible malware or virus infection

Viruses may be cleaned out by your antivirus software, but when it comes to malware, you may not able to count on it. Try to uninstall it with regular means (Control panel > Uninstall a program > default uninstall wizard > delete the registry entries), or use a tool to forcibly and safely remove it.

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Perform a disk defragmentation

Windows 7 user: Start > enter “disk defragmenter”

Windows 8 user: Charms bar on the right side > enter “disk defragmenter”

Using Disk Cleanup to remove up system junk files

Windows 7 user: Start > All programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup

Windows 8 user: This PC > Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Administrative Tools > Disk Cleanup

Restore system to previous status by using Windows build-in system restore tool.

Windows 7 user: Start > All programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore

Windows 8 user: This PC > Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Recovery > Open System Restore

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