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Originally Posted by pang786 View Post
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.

once again, do not use the system restore if you know what's good for you, I did that once, and after that rather than use it, I simply reinstalled windows, and I continue to want to defenestrate the person who made system restore with windows xp (I haven't tried vista's out of fear lol)
post #12 of 21
i know it sux (it sort of unistalls programs,but only half way lol.it only removes the .EXEs),but it can get you out of a tight spot (eg.when you F up your PC).
    
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System restore is great, I use it too often .

He says he has no restore points, so he must have disabled the automatic ones. I think the best bet is run services.msc and enable stuff in there.
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post #14 of 21
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Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not sure fiddling with msconfig will work - the services I disabled aren't listed anymore, so it's not going to be that simple (I don't think). Obviously I've restarted several times, tried booting differently, messed around as much as I could think of with msconfig. Yarrr.

I didn't know you could even do this with msconfig. I used it to disable everything on this laptop I'm using now, and it didn't kill off any of the essential processes.

Setting it to "normal setup" doesn't bring back all the old services

I'll try services.msc tomorrow... I'm off to bed for now.
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hi guys how do you access msconfig NOT through the START>RUN.
any other way to get to it?
i dont know why but when i type it in the RUN, nothing happens.
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Try to repair your system with the windows install cd....
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post #17 of 21
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Originally Posted by Apollo4g View Post
hi guys how do you access msconfig NOT through the START>RUN.
any other way to get to it?
i dont know why but when i type it in the RUN, nothing happens.
Yes, right click on my computer, then select manage.

(edit)Wait I'm thinking MMC lol. You can control services from there at least, so not too far off.
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post #18 of 21
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Wahoo! I'm posting this from my PC. I went into services.msc and re-enabled all of the internet-related services to test, and at least now I can get online. Not out of the woods yet, but I think re-enabling everything should do the trick.
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post #19 of 21
glad you seem to be getting on track!let us know if you get it right.
    
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post #20 of 21
Petey you idiot lol. Pwned yourself on this one. Get back in vent now that your interwebz is back.
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