Tag: msconfig

MSConfig (officially called System Configuration in Windows Vista and Windows 7 or Microsoft System Configuration Utility in previous operating systems) is a system utility to troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows startup process. It can disable or re-enable software, device drivers and Windows services that run at startup, or change boot parameters.
It is bundled with all versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems since Windows 98 except Windows 2000. Windows 95 and Windows 2000 users can download the utility as well, although it was not designed for them.
MSConfig is a troubleshooting tool. The main function of MSConfig is to temporarily disable or re-enable software, device drivers or Windows services that run during startup process to help user decide the cause of problem.
MSConfig also supports modifying AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS (only on Windows 9x) as well as WIN.INI and SYSTEM.INI (only on Windows 9x, Windows 2000 and Windows XP). The chief benefit of using MSConfig to…