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mscofig not woking.

By foreverzero89
May 1, 2006
  1. whenever i go to run and type msconfig i get the following: windows cannot find msconfig make sure you typed it in correctly and try again.
    anybody know how to fix this?

    oh and i DID spell it correctly.
     
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    It could be that some malicious program has deleted it or renamed it. Have you checked for virus' and malware/spyware?

    Do a search on the C: drive for "msconfig" and see if anything shows up.
     
  3. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    Are you running Win2000 by chance?
     
  4. connerwayne

    connerwayne TS Rookie Posts: 46

    Msconfig

    Check this website out.

    http://www.perfectdrivers.com/howto/msconfig.html

    They have downloads for the msconfig executable in Win 95, and 2000. Not sure how it works exactly, I dont know if they are the same apps as in XP and 98, maybe they're ported, I dunno, but they definetly work. I use the 2k version on two of my workstations at work.

    Wayne
     
  5. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 217

    that worked thank you.
     
  6. connerwayne

    connerwayne TS Rookie Posts: 46

    Glad to hear it!

    Wayne
     
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