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#1 memphistigers20


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Posted 05 January 2009 - 11:12 PM

Whenever type msconfig in run comp says msconfig could not be found. Whats the deal?

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#2 AlanLeon


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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:12 AM

If it isn't in your path, the command won't be found. I've put one on a USB stick and copied it to a machine's desktop.
The command didn't work from the 'Run' box, even though I could see it on the desktop, so I just ran it directly.

Hope this helps.

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 02:40 AM

As a test, open up task manager.
Put your cursor on empty space on the bottom task bar, right click, and choose Task Manager.
Applications tab, New Task, type in msconfig.
Hit OK.
Does this bring up msconfig or the error message? And if it is the error message-post it exactly as it appears.

You can also check to see if msconfig is on your computer. I did a search for it, and it came up in 2 places.
The first is in C:\\WINDOWS\Service Pack Files\i386
The other is in C:\\Windows\pchealth\helpctr\binaries

Edited by Queen-Evie, 06 January 2009 - 02:55 AM.

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 02:48 AM

See if you can locate it from


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Posted 07 January 2009 - 12:03 PM

The default location for MSCONFIG.EXE is in C:\Windows\pchealth\helpctr\binaries

The most common reasons for this are that the file isn't there, or that the path statement for your profile doesn't point to that directory.
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