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Windows cannot find ms config


bobbybluenose

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trying to run Msconfig but keep getting message Windows cannot find ms config,not had this problem before also I cannot open search to try find the config file,also having problems opening chrome browser I have to right click > and then click browse internet, my pc only runs in safe mode I think I have a virus but have no idea were to begin to can any one help please , os xp pro.

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lotvic

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"was hoping to stop pc suit from opening in start up"

Are you saying your pc is infected with some Rogue security software? if so please can you give more details on it's name as then we can suggest which 'anti'program is best to use to get rid of it.

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Jock1e

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Don't suppose a system restore in safe mode would fix it.

Maybe download update and run Malwarebytes in safe mode if you can or Hitman pro that only takes about 5 minutes to run.Free trial for a month with that one.

Not your hard drive on the way out is it.Has it been keeping good time and is the date and time correct.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Msconfig should be located in C:\windows\system32\dllcache

If you have a i386 folder its also in there and can be copied to the systen32\dll cache folder

CCleaners startup tool can be used for starting (enable) stopping disable or deleting startup programs it is easier than Msconfig.

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lotvic

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Fruit Bat /\0/\, msconfig.exe is in both places on my XP. It's easier to find in C:\Windows\pchealth\helpctr\binaries\msconfig.exe as there are not so many files in there.

So if you decide to replace it from the i386 folder, would you have to copy it twice and put it in each of the locations?

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