However, some users reported hal.dll errors when using Windows.
> I have been running vista for about a month now.
Now, with Windows 10, users are still experiencing the same errors.
- The root32 hal.dll error is a Windows 10 error.
- It should only appear if the DLL file is damaged or missing, so make sure the file is intact.
- Consider reinstalling the faulty driver to fix the issue.
Locate the problematic driver
- Locate the problematic driver by name.
- Run a defragmentation
Defragmenting the hard drive system will allocate space for the problematic driver.
- Disable the driver temporarily
To disable the driver, right-click on the problematic driver and select Disable.
Uninstall old drivers
- Make sure that you have the latest drivers installed for the wireless adapter.
- Uninstall any previous driver versions from the Device Manager.
- Check if the driver is installed correctly
Make sure that you have the latest driver installed for the wireless adapter.
- After uninstalling the driver, install the driver again.
Run SFC and DISM
- Press Windows Key + X and select Command prompt (Admin) or Powershell (Admin).
- Start Windows Search/ Cortana > type cmd > right click Command prompt (Admin) > run as administrator
- In Command prompt, type the following commands and press Enter after each:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
- Wait until both processes finish running.
Run the System File Checker
- Press the Windows key + S hotkey, enter cmd in the search box, and select the Run as administrator option under Command prompt.
- Paste this sfc /scannow command in Command prompt, and press the Return key.
- Wait for the process to finish, and restart Windows if it finds any files that he needs to replace.
Run the SFC Scan
- Press Windows Key + R to open Run.
- Type cmd and click OK.
- In the Command prompt, type the following command and press Enter after each line: sfc/scannow
- Wait for the scanning process to finish.
- Apply Optional SFC Scan
In the Command prompt, type the following command and press Enter after each line: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:
- Enter Y in the User Account Control prompts.
- Press Windows Key + I to open the Settings app.
- Now go to the Update & Security section.
- Select Recovery from the left pane. In the right pane, click the Get started button.
- When Recovery starts, choose Troubleshoot from the menu on the left. Now click Advanced options.
- Click Command prompt.
- Now, type the following command and press Enter: DISM /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Disable Driver Signature Enforcement
- Go to Search, type system properties, and select System Properties.
- Navigate to the Advanced System Settings tab, then click the Settings button.
- In the System Properties window, navigate to the Advanced tab, then click the Environment Variables button.
- In the Environment Variables window, locate the PATH variable, right click it, and select Modify from the menu.
- Now, enter %windir%\system32, press Enter, and click OK to save the new value.
- Restart your computer and boot into Safe Mode.