How to fix Computer Disk Hardware Configuration issue causing Windows® startup problem

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If you want to troubleshoot the issue, when Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration problem, Hal.dll missing, then follow the easy 9-step resolution given below to easily solve this problem. Each step is accompanied by an indicative screenshot for ease of mirroring the action.

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Windows® XP disc is required to fix this issue.