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Once that's finished you should be able to launch msconfig as an administrator user, assuming you have administrator access rights. Or has it been done and still the message? srice1 View Member Profile 26.08.2007 20:54 Post #4 Member Group: Members Posts: 16 Joined: 10.01.2007 From: Santa Barbara I have Windows XP (SP2) and Kaspersky @ 26.08.2007 19:25)*****srice,My I ask I was greeted by this System Configuration Utility message popup: You have used the System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows starts. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/system-configuration-utility-error/fb4e69fb-0fcd-4074-b550-f102baf0e7d5

These are the programs that automatically startup every time you turn on the computer. Loading... The_Oracle, May 4, 2008 #10 Writenow Thread Starter Joined: Mar 16, 2008 Messages: 110 Just wanted to thank all of you who answered my questions. Frlee 17,688 views 5:50 Explaining how to use Msconfig - Duration: 7:11.

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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... About this wikiHow How helpful is this? Sign in to make your opinion count. Elvandil, May 2, 2008 #2 Writenow Thread Starter Joined: Mar 16, 2008 Messages: 110 Writenow said: ↑ Yes, I will go and sin no more - BUT what shall I do

Log in or register to post comments Just a note about W10 Permalink Submitted by f58tammy on Sat, 04/18/2015 - 10:25 Hi I am running W10 Preview. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/20981-45-system-configuration-utility-problem Please try to temporarily disable Self-Defense of Kaspersky (in Version 7 this is under Settings -> Service).[right][snapback]425434[/snapback][/right]Hey that worked! If you don't see it, you will need to extract a copy from your Windows XP CD. techtipsfromwill 1,050,952 views 26:43 Windows® XP: Start in Safe Mode using msconfig - Duration: 0:52.

Could I restore the registry from a few days ago instead? http://placedroid.com/system-configuration/system-configuration-utility-problem.html And, if I do that, will the tracking cookies I finally got rid of by setting them to be deleted at start-up reappear? To access the SERVICES list, click Start - Run, type in SERVICES.MSC and then click OK. If you don't see it, look for a second copy located in the C:\Windows\WinSXS folder.

Up next How to fix your slow Windows XP - Duration: 7:25. I will never use the System Configuration Utility for my own deviant purposes again. Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General tab to start Windows normally and undo the changes you made using the system Configuration Utility. ----------------------------------------------------------- Yesterday I used the system configuration Check This Out Subscription to our website is free.

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  1. For Windows XP For Windows XP, msconfig.exe is located at C:\Windows\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\msconfig.exe.
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  3. To do so: click Start, then go to My Computer / This Computer; right click C drive and select Properties.
  4. In that case, download the msconfig registry fix and run it.
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  6. Right click on it and you can click on run as administrator to open it.
  7. Inside the install.wim file you will find various numbered folders; double click to open any folder at this point, then navigate to Windows\System32 where you will find a copy of msconfig.exe.
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  9. This also means that your Windows user account must have "administrator" access level in order to run any command as the administrator (including the msconfig utility).

Some of these programs are necessary, but others are not. 3 Uncheck the items you do not need to run at startup. To do so, type in "DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth" and press Enter. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the Utility to run every time Windows starts.

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wikiHow Contributor You will need to reinstall Windows. happyrck, May 4, 2008 #8 flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,446 Writenow: To add to and clarify Elvandil's first reply to you, the programs that load during You can access the System Configuration Utility in all versions of Windows, except Windows 2000 and Windows 95. Send me a message on the bottom left of the screen (using the Zopim Chat button), or click my picture to read more about how I can fix your computer over

PCWizKids Tech Talk 768,805 views 6:35 How to Speed Up Windows XP for Free - Duration: 7:16. You'll find plenty who disagree with me. Is that why I am getting this message now? Permalink Submitted by Stuart Berg on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:54 Another free utility is MUCH easier to use and MUCH more complete than MSConfig.

This site will assist you in editing the SERVICES list. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, May 4, 2008 #9 The_Oracle Joined: May 20, 2007 Messages: 1,562 if you disable this message your system Yes, you can just check 'Don't show this message again' and you're good to go. Elvandil, May 3, 2008 #4 Writenow Thread Starter Joined: Mar 16, 2008 Messages: 110 I must repeat my original question.