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Recovery from backup failed

2009-07-28, 13:30 PM

I tried to restore my T400 from a backup using the Rescue & Recovery utility.  The process started and after automatically rebooting, I now have a DOS screen that reads: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: Windows root\system32\hal.dll


The system did not come with any disks, so how to I restore my system?  I don't need to restore from a backup because their is nothing I need to keep from the previous working version.


Thanks in advance.


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Iowa, USA

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Re: Recovery from backup failed

2009-07-30, 13:28 PM
If you want to restore to new condition you need to do a "Restore to factory condition" from Rescue and Recovery, not from a backup.
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