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Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for hal.dll file, or a way to fix the “hal.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the hal.dll file as well.

What is Hal.dll?

Hal.dll a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is Hal.dll used for?

Hal.dll file, also known as Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the hal.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is Hal.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause hal.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the hal.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common hal.dll errors include:

  • “hal.dll is missing”
  • “hal.dll error loading”
  • “hal.dll crash”
  • “hal.dll was not found”
  • “hal.dll could not be located”
  • “hal.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point hal.dll error”
  • “Cannot find hal.dll”
  • “Cannot register hal.dll”
hal.dll - System Error The program can`t start because hal.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix Hal.dll missing error?

If the “hal.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the hal.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download Hal.dll

Search through available versions of hal.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

Hal.dll, 13 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
64bit 6.3.9600.17196 413.8 KB
MD5 08dca300264238f9ae941302321f3d54
SHA1 a2c5d1665663a75f3ac525f6f13155dd577b801e
32bit 6.3.9600.17031 329.8 KB
MD5 cccf31362d68f749b7ee835c30bf30ea
SHA1 3e629bda055a4f8dc434519351a531f16be497ea
32bit 6.2.9200.16442 311.7 KB
MD5 0ec3c2c84fc95b03acedb54acbb35503
SHA1 e04b3f0f1a7e8c869cb111e498694f9145ff771b
32bit 6.1.7601.17514 189.9 KB
MD5 1bf0d4727fdb437d513cff8a9359c050
SHA1 be88990b4f671c76bf1932bd8d63f9cd89ada82f
32bit 6.0.6002.18005 173.0 KB
MD5 b8d52005181a15d7d1470cbf2af214dd
SHA1 5be37b8e2cdf4cea334d0070ecf0421b08936732
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 173.1 KB
MD5 a00b0edd048786e30ebb2da65d9a8f74
SHA1 cc4f5ed115c6550a6dff12cb0f9ec89e9c031bf9
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 228.1 KB
MD5 d63c785a6ef1a3de684781698a0cc9af
SHA1 19653dad5582d85ba40416bed6018e0d2d146261
32bit 5.1.2600.5687 131.4 KB
MD5 e33de9c65b3625bdd00c1313179da5a5
SHA1 6b68cf579bc52af09426aa50dd55940d94097209
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 79.2 KB
MD5 c4ba879b581be34536fe01f79ac28631
SHA1 43789ee6d9012aaf17b66c48d411a7d99778ef3e
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 79.4 KB
MD5 4af58ca3425f28fc5e3db47dc122f722
SHA1 1069d4885c580f15d27f2ca7f0e7f62cebb87d70
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 103.0 KB
MD5 c321c95318495909a0066fb0edc97287
SHA1 05a8e9f2bc4c4b327a84ef8594eeb124e8fdd490
64bit 10.0.14393.0 424.3 KB
MD5 7ee0c680fa7464868e949fdf26449388
SHA1 7fdf38f45958cf891fdc383050fac694eeae530f
64bit 10.0.10586.420 418.8 KB
MD5 39231a451d553196a909d02c05945ced
SHA1 f07012dde3f1edebaf056ff57a41bfef6e45fabd

How to choose the correct version of Hal.dll?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the Hal.dll file?

To repair the “hal.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the hal.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register Hal.dll?

If putting the missing hal.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 hal.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing Hal.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair hal.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of hal.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the hal.dll file.
  • Step 1: Click the “Download App. ” button to get an automatic tool, provided by WikiDll.
  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your hal.dll errors and other issues.
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Method 3: Update drivers to restore missing .dll files

Driver updates for the Windows operating system, as well as for network adapters, monitors, printers, etc., can be independently downloaded and installed from the Windows Update Center or by using specialized utilities.

OPTION 1 - Automatic Device Drivers Update

Outbyte Driver Updater automatically updates drivers on Windows. Routine driver updates are now a thing of the past!
  • Step 1: Download the Outbyte Driver Updater
  • Step 2: Install the application
  • Step 3: Launch the app
  • Step 4: Driver Updater will scan your system for outdated and missing drivers
  • Step 5: Click Update to automatically update all drivers

OPTION 2 - Manually Update Device Drivers

  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
  • Step 5: Windows might not be able to find the new driver. In this case, the user can see the driver on the manufacturer's website, where all the necessary instructions are available

Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix hal.dll error

Sometimes hal.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
How to use Windows Defender Offline Scan
  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

After clicking “Scan Now” burton, the computer will reboot and automatically start searching viruses and malware. Upon completion of the scan, the computer will restart, and in the notifications, you will see a report on the completed scan.

OPTION 2 - Outbyte Antivirus

Outbyte products are one of the most popular and effective to fight malware and unwanted programs, and they will come in handy even when you have a high-quality third-party antivirus installed. Scanning in the new version of Malwarebytes can be performed in real time and manually. To initiate manual scan please follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Launch the Outbyte program and click Scan Now button. Also, you can select Scan option on the left side of the program’s window and click Full Scan. The system will begin scanning and you will be able to see the scan results.
  • Step 2: Select items that you want to quarantine and press “Quarantine Selected” button. When quarantined, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix Hal.dll missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted Hal.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix hal.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the hal.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of hal.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the hal.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and hal.dll error should be resolved.

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