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ok.. so today. i went to start my computer. and it said that my hal.dll was missing. now ive searched the internet high and low. and i have found a solution, but the problem is that when i connect it to my other computer, my hard drive is labeled c: on the problematic hard drive (the hal.dll hard drive) and my work computer's window hard drive is also labeled c:

so it doesnt show my hard drive, and i dont know how to get it to show so i can replace it.

my problem hard drive has windows xp pro on it.. and the computer im using to try and work this out is windows xp home.

can anyone please tell me if they know how to get the hard drive to change letters, ie. from c: to h: ? because that would provide great help.


thank you.
-carlos
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What exactly is this hal.dll file?

...sounds phishy.
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Okay, get into Control panel on the rig where it's working.

Select the "Administrative Tools" in classic mode.

Now select "Computeradministration" (IIRC)

You should probably see "Disk Management" now.

Select that.

Now, in your right side, you can see partitions and that stuff.

Find your bad harddrive.

Rightclick it, and select "Select driveletter and/or path"

Select driveletter (like Q:, Z; etc.)

Press OK, reboot.
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