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Cannot Access Msconfig On Windows Me


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#1 BurkeGoBoom

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Posted 29 June 2006 - 08:45 PM

The problem is simple. I go to start > run > msconfig, and I get a error saying windows cannot find it. I have made no drastic changes to the system at all, and I know enough to not just delete random files. I want to access this because I recently found the BC list of startup programs and I want to make sure I'm down to the bare minimum to help speed up my computer.

I've checked for spyware, ran windows updates, and did a virus scan.

Any help would be appreciated.

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#2 rowal5555

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 03:45 AM

Hi BurkeGoBoom. Welcome to BC.

I can't answer your question but, if you are running Spybot or Winpatrol, you can check and modify your startups in either of these.

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 05:25 AM

Hello,

What happens if you type msconfig.exe in start > run?
I guess you have Windows 98 or ME ? Because otherwise you won't post here.
Can you also look if msconfig.exe is present in this folder:
C:\Windows\System ?
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Posted 30 June 2006 - 09:25 PM

Typing in msconfig.exe produces the same error message. Also, there is no msconfig.exe in the C:\Windows\System folder.

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 09:47 PM

http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/winfiles.html#msconfig

scroll down to the section of msconfig.exe. there is a link to the windows ME msconfig.exe, and you can download it in a zip file, i believe :thumbsup: good luck!




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