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Posted on 2007-03-20
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When I go to Run and winini or msconfig I get a invalid file path incorrect notice.  Are these files hidden and if so how to I get to them.  I am trying to change the system tray startup items.
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Question by:Marget
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by:PUNKY
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SOund likes registry problem, please run this free scan see if you can find the problem:

http://www.liutilities.com/products/campaigns/plib/rbplib/?id=top
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by:fpthree
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What version of Windows are you using? XP, 2000, 9X, etc.
When you attempt to execute the msconfig from the run command, are you logged in as an administrator or a user that is part of the administrative group to the machine?
And have you tried to launch the file from it's path, if XP go to c:\WINDOWS\pchealth\hlpctr\binaries  ?

Maybe go to run, browse and look to the folder above.
Whichever the case, it still presents the issue that you are unable to launch msconfig fom a run command, assuming it's an XP or 2K OS.
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by:Ryan_R
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if you download spybot 1.4 it also has a good startup manager
google it and download it
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by:ibu1
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Hi Marget, hello everyone
The reference to the path within the registry may be wrong.

Check this location in the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\MSCONFIG.EXE

In the right pane, next to Default, it should show:

c:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\
MSConfig.exe

Best Regards,
Ibrahim


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BarkersIT earned 50 total points
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Windows 2000 doesnt ship with msconfig does it? you can download it.
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