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System Configuration Utility problem

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  1. mwredt

    mwredt Thread Starter

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    I used the System Configuration Utility to try to remove some of the items that load on startup but things didn't work as I thought. Now whenever I boot up a System Configuration Utility box comes up with this message:
    You have used the System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows starts.
    The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the utility to run every time Windows starts.

    Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General tab to start Windows normally and undo the changes you made using the System Configuration Utility.

    Box: Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start.
    OK
    I checked the box for the "Don't show this message" then clicked OK. Then I opened the System Configuration Utility and on the General tab marked the Normal Startup button, clicked on Apply the closed the utility. Now a box comes up to restart which I do. But when Windows restarts, I get the same System Configuration Utility window.
    Anybody know how I fix this?
     
  2. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    Once you have used Msconfig to UNselect programs that start at boot time, you will continually be now running in Selective Startup mode.
    Selecting Normal will re-select all the UNselected apps.

    The first time you UNselect and reboot you will get the window you mention.
    Select the option "don't show again" and it should not appear on the next boot.
     
  3. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Even though you checked the box, you changed the config again. Everytime you change the config, it will give you that box.
     
  4. mwredt

    mwredt Thread Starter

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    I checked the box for Don't show this message or launch etc then clicked OK and restarted my computer, but the box still came up. What can I do now?
     
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