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Hey guys, I really hope somebody can help me out with this. My PC had been running a bit slow, so I figured I would use msconfig to turn off all the annoying pocesses I didn't need.

I went into msconfig, disabled everything, and rebooted... But it turns out I disabled a whole bunch of very essential things... My computer is basically unusable now. None of the drivers work, you can't open up programs, it doesn't recognize an internet connection... I don't even know how to describe it all - just nothing works. Also, all of those processes are now gone from the list in msconfig, so I can't just re-enable them.

I don't really know what I can do to fix this. I tried system restore but I didn't have any restore points set. I hope there is some easy way to fix this. I find it very strange because less stuff is working now than after a fresh install of windows.

Reps+ to anybody who helps!

Thanks,
Pete
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post #2 of 21
how about you enable all the services again in msconfig ? or can you not even access that anymore??

edit : if you can access msconfig on the general tab and click normal startup or diagnostic startup.
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post #3 of 21
oh boy, hit the start key + r then see if it pops up, then go to the services tab and reenable everything, the only tab you should change whats in is the startup
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System Restore saves all , do a search on your comp for "System Restore" , the location escapes me. Just choose a few weeks back and it will restore your major system settings.
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Try system file checker
     
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post #6 of 21
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Originally Posted by DiagnosisDirt View Post
System Restore saves all , do a search on your comp for "System Restore" , the location escapes me. Just choose a few weeks back and it will restore your major system settings.


NO!, it does not, it causes more headaches than it's worth, if you were complaining about it being slow before, run system restore, and watch it CRAWL
post #7 of 21
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Try system file checker
That will do nothing because he just disabled the services manually
post #8 of 21
im pretty sure you did not check the box 'hide windows services' hey?.
try to set it to normal startup or see if you dont have a system restore point that your system does every months then restore it.
    
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post #9 of 21
LOL...excuse me You disabled the essential processes.
If you can't do anything in the end, reformat.
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post #10 of 21
never use msconfig to disable services. use services.msc. start-run-services.msc. re-enable everything. then do a internet search for system tweaks, that will give you some idea what to disable and what not to.
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