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Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic ForumsMembersHelp Files View New Content Forums Members by Kees Bakker / September 2, 2008 12:33 AM PDT In reply to: MSconfig.exe not listed in App Paths if you just copy msconfig.exe to c:\windows with My Computer.Kees Flag Permalink The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Going to mark the post in favorites. Source

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - MSconfig.exe by faversham13 / September 2, 2008 1:58 AM PDT In reply to: WOW Thanks a GOOGLE Didn't know that others have MSConfig.exe registry entry missing although file in C:\WINDOWS\PCHEALTH\HELPCTR\BINARIES.Only registry entry for msconfig.exe : SYSTEM\ControlSet001\NLS\MuiLanguageS\RCV2\msconfig.exeHow can I restore MSconfig.exe to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ so I can open from Run?Thanks. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Everything else works properly and there is no unusual background activity. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/cant-run-msconfigexe/10366cfd-ea43-4f2a-a1ce-55d70572d9c9

Hi, windows xp sp3, I thought your post would help but I back spaced and then typed in the c/Windows/pchealth/hea....INSTEAD of going to the end of the line and typing it....How I just opened my XP Virtual Machine, opened regedit, browsed to the key, hit file -> export, saved and uploaded the registry file. Kindest Regards, Rick P.♦ :) Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. I have also tried an upgrade/reinstall: the upgrade was not successful and the previous version of Windows is being restored, hopefully, as I type this.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It doesn't hurt to have multible options. If you have a recovery image or partition, there should also be a wim file which likely holds a copy of the file. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

How do I find the PATH in environmental variables setup? If you do not have access to another computer or the XP installation CD, you can download MSConfig.exe from below. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. All my IT people where I work love Windows 7 and I realize we're able to fix most problems thrown our way but we had I think only a minor problem

Click Environment variables3.) In system varibles section find the varible path.4.) Click edit. Marked as answer by Arthur XieMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Monday, January 25, 2010 7:14 AM Tuesday, January 05, 2010 1:41 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi guys Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 Cheeseball81, Apr 9, 2010 #4 Richterville Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2010 Messages: 5 in the first one all i have is Name: (default) Type:REG_SZ Data: c\program files\sony\sony picture utitlity\video utility

Marked as answer by Arthur XieMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Monday, January 25, 2010 7:14 AM Tuesday, January 05, 2010 1:41 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/244738-cannot-open-msconfig-exe.html Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Any suggestions? It's there physically (I had to manually find it - Search won't work either) I think it's a registry error.

thanks Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - u are the man by rajazeeshan / January 18, 2012 1:32 AM PST In reply to: An Workaround dude ..u saved this contact form Click Environment variables3.) In system varibles section find the varible path.4.) Click edit. Always Create a New Restore Point and back up your registry before making any changes. Register now!

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - No need for it to be in the registry ... Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. The processes that are supposed to initate with MSCONFIG are all seen in task manager. have a peek here Remember the "Show your Screens Topic" - Solid Black Bare Desktop I Use ?? (lol) (lol) I instructed OP to see if file was there.

Copy Short Cut and Paste to any place you like. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I see nothing in the variable path column of the systems variables section that says "variable path".

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Please try again now or at a later time. goto end of line and type ;c:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\binariesassuming ur windows is in c drive Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - I believe he means... do you think it could have been a Registry born problem, any ideas? http://www.thetechguide.com/downloads/msconfig.zip ------------------------- If that doesn't help, you could also try the system file check which scans for and replaces missing/corrupt system files.

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Also the registry export isn't that hard to do. Highlight that, then select edit, and make your changes.The variable path would have been better typed as the variable, "Path".I hope that helps.Mark Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-usb-open-with.html If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us.

The 2 other computers I have do not seem to need this is there path to work. Thanks1.) Right click my computer->properties2.) Select advanced tab. In Windows XP MSConfig.exe is stored in the following location: C:\Windows\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe msconfigfolderxp1.png 37.5K 1 downloads Go to C:\Windows\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\ and check if the MSConfig.exe file is there or