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Old 01-29-2008, 10:27 AM   #1
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Default o.k need some windows xp help.



o.k i am trying to go to my start up menu in system configuration and takes some things off my automatic start up.
but everytime i click start, then run, then i type "msconfig" and hit enter i get a error message saying there is no msconfig file or anything like that.

but i have no problem getting to this from my wife'* laptop.?

any help you geek'* ... j/k j/k
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you sure its not windows 2000
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you sure its not windows 2000
pretty sure its xp home edition..

how do i check the op system.?

o.k i checked its windows xp home edition 2002..
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start > control panel > system properties > general
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windows xp 2002 home edition
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it keeps saying " msconfig.exe file does not exist cannot be found..
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Old 01-29-2008, 01:32 PM   #7
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sounds like one jacked up OS on that laptop. how long have you had it? is it possible to re-install the operating system using the disc you got when you bought it? might be a little drastic but if no one else can figure it out then this might be a good idea.
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do a search for "msconfig*"
you can also download

http://www.perfectdrivers.com/local/...p/msconfig.exe
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download the file and copy it into the proper folder.
c:\windows\pchealth\helpctr\binaries is where mine is located on windows xp..


download file here

http://www.thetechguide.com/downloads/msconfig.zip
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you may also want to check in here (registry)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Run

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Run
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