recommend to keep all your posts together in one topic, not three. That allows other users to provide better assistance. You can reply to your own posts in one topic.
About your hal.dll problem, read this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477
I addition to the problems I have indicated in my previous two posts I have one another problem.
I got an error message stating that "< Windows root>\System32\hal.dll is missing. Pl. reinstal a copy of the above file"
Kindly help to sort out this problem too. TKU