config /all problems

By Biomechanic ยท 6 replies
Apr 24, 2007
  1. hey ,

    does any know why when I run "config /all" on my computer Xp os, its runs and then disappears straight away

    very annoying.

    help. just to recap. I go start/run/config /all and then the black screen comes up then almost instantly goes again.// help
  2. phkhgh

    phkhgh TS Rookie Posts: 70

    Are you referring to " MSconfig " ? The console where you can alter some of the startup prgms?

    I'm not familiar w/ "config." What's it supposed to be, or did you just leave the "MS" off?
  3. Biomechanic

    Biomechanic TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ms is different

    if you you run "ipconfig /all" it brings up all the ip address and all the other info.

    my comp does it but when it finishes doing it, in about 1 sec, the screen disappears??
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    type 'cmd' (no quotes) to bring up the DOS
    window, then 'ipconfig /all' (no quotes)
  5. phkhgh

    phkhgh TS Rookie Posts: 70

    Hi Bio,

    "config" and "ipconfig /all" are quite different things.
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    if you enter a command in the run box, it may very well run as intended and
    immediately exit, or terminate without letting you read anything.

    Try this instead:
    run->cmd /k somecommandsequence

    the /K flag says KEEP the window after processing completes :)
  7. Biomechanic

    Biomechanic TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks it works now.

    again thanks

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