MSconfig problem

  1.    15 Oct 2016 #1

    MSconfig problem

    HELP - Win 10 - Checked msconfig box to boot in safe mode - rebooted system and now I can not get past the Splash screen - can not get in safe mode nor normal - hit space bar and Login screen does not come up. Boot from a Win 10 Boot Disk - do not get options screen, where I would tell it to boot in safe mode. Attempted restore to previous - but can not do - starts but then tells me something prevented it to restore to previous
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  2.    15 Oct 2016 #2


    Welcome to the forum!

    Can you tell us what Boot disk are you using?

    Also, what were the circumstances for which you wanted to boot to Safe Mode?
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  3.    15 Oct 2016 #3

    ??? Microsoft Win 10 Boot disk --- the reason I tried to boot to safe mode was because Quick Books gave me an error message and I wanted to see if I would get it in safe mode
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  4.    15 Oct 2016 #4

    Any Idea what the file name is that stores the msconfig.exe parameters? --- I have a backup of my System , but it is about 7 months old. If I could overwrite the file that stores the msconfig parameters I might be OK
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  5.    15 Oct 2016 #5


    In my opinion, at this point the best you can do is Repair your computer by reaching the Advanced Options:

    Insert a Windows 10 DVD or a flash drive with the Windows installation files on it into the troubled computer.
    Boot from the DVD or the USB flash drive.
    Select the Repair your computer
    Select: Troubleshoot
    Select: Advanced Options

    In Advanced Options, select: Startup Repair

    It is supposed to fix problems that keep Windows from loading.

    In the Advanced Options, there is also a Command Prompt (CP).
    You can try to access msconfig.exe by selecting the CP, going to C:\, and entering: Start msconfig
    However, have no clue what will happen, or if you will get there from Advanced Options, since you are just operating from a boot disk.
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