...try installing the latest Service Pack 3 on the system using the instructions below:
Update: Preparing Your Windows XP Computer For SP3
Hope this helps.
i recently gt a replaced drive from western digital...whenever i tried 2 install xp sp2 ...it gives me a blue screen..after copying all d files ...i discovered nw dat it shows hal.dll missing...bt wen i installed sp sp1 it worked..fine..and also wen i tried 2 install windows 7 ultimate. it gt installed ,,bt der r many problems.like cab file missing...wen i trry 2 ms ffice.y is it so..plz help..