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msconfig disaster help!

  • System Restore
  • Msconfig
  • Internet
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
November 30, 2008 5:01:10 PM

i disabled some major programs with msconfig now im screwed all i can do is go on the internet i need help!
how do i enabled these stopped programs
i cannot do a system restore because all the points before i started messing around with msconfig got deleted

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November 30, 2008 7:18:35 PM

Run msconfig again and set Windows for Normal Startup.

November 30, 2008 8:54:57 PM

i already did that and alas im still in this dilemma
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December 1, 2008 10:26:28 AM

erm, start > run type services.msc press enter.

go through this list: and make sure your services match....

if its just your start bar thats gone you can ctrl-alt-del and file>run and type explorer.exe

als re-run msconfig and put everything back to default, and go through the services to ensure the right ones are enabled.
December 17, 2008 12:46:20 PM

Sounds like you're not very familiar with msconfig. You should be able to undo anything you did by rechecking the boxes next to the programs you disabled.

Here's an article that seems thorough: