Msconfig xp, tool in Microsoft

Msconfig xp, tool in Microsoft windows ,we can use for making some important functionalities like startup options along with the system INI, win INI and boot INI files. But prior to use it make sure that you must have some understanding of the windows functionalities otherwise you may fall in trouble while editing it. As wrong understanding of it may not start or reboot your computer so be careful while using it.You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings might also prevent you from completing this procedure

There are seven tabs in it and each tab starting from General to tools have its own significance.

Also, system restore can be launched from its General tab.On the msconfig xp startup tab you can see which programs load in windows system memory.  This is what is mostly running in the system tray. The last options Tools have been added through the SP3 update of and it consist of some of important functionalities which will be useful for you like : about windows, options, centre , editor , task manager and so on.

To launch it on Windows XP SP3 go to Start menu>Run>write msconfig>ok and it will open msconfig.

This has been warning for


  • Microsoft strongly recommends that you do not use System Configuration Utility to modify the Boot.ini file on your computer without the direction of a Microsoft support professional. Doing so may render your computer unusable.





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