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Q: HP Bios Configuration Utility - Accept the BIOS System Confi...

Dear all, I'm trying to automate the bios settings with the latest HP Bios Configuration Utility using SCCM 2012.When the task is rebooting the system, I get this message."The following configuration change has been requested"How do I automate to accept this up front? Kind regardsDries

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 Hi,trying to change BIOS language using HP Bios Configuration Utility but get Error code 6 - Access Denied (failed due to BIOS permissions).BIOS version is THI vA0.08.I can read (get) successfully but cannot change any setting...tried to change other settings unsuccessfully.What am I missing? Do I need to set a password first?

A:Can't change bios language - HP BIOS Configuration Utility -...

I should have mentioned...language is currently Dutch and I would like to set it to English. I removed the * and placed in front of English...essentially following instructions in the manual so that is not the issue.thanks in advance for your help ?

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Hi I am currently testing the BCU configuration tool to configure the BIOS. In the file I have these settings BIOSConfig 1.0;;TPM Specification Version 1.2TPM Device Hidden *AvailableTPM State Disable *EnableClear TPM *No On next bootTPM Activation Policy F1 to Boot Allow user to reject *No prompts The issue is that I get a error code 1 and 13 when I apply the settings with the TPM State not recognised as an example.Despite this the setting changes in the BIOS does any one know why. I am running in a Task Sequence. I know I can put overides for the error codes but would prefer not to see these errors at all.

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When running BiosConfigUtility on my HP Elite desktop, I keep receiving the following error message.   <ERROR msg=?System Not Supported. Unable to connect to HP WMI namespace:Root\HP? ? />  <ERROR msg=?BCU return value? real=?  The message shows in red. Does anyone know what this message means?  Thanks

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I have the same issue on an Elitebook Folio 9470m, updtaed the BIOS from HP Support Site and now "Invalid Product Information" every time I restart. I have tried to use te BIOS Config Utility to make the required changes but no reolution. Please assist.

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Hi there!I have a HP Elitebook 8470p and i replaced the motherboard.1. With BCU I managed to change the P/N, S/N... but i have a problem with changing the UUID it show with red letters "changestatus=fail".  I want to put in bios my old UUID.2. what is this value "MS Digital Marker" ? Thanks

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Hi, We have a script using the HP BiOS Utility to change the vtx setting but we are currently experiencing problems. This script has been developped by a 3rd party and its been succesfully tested on multiple HP Models. In our environment, we are using the following HP workstations:HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFFHP Compaq 8200 Elite SFFHP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF By default, our BIOS doesn't have any password, the script will run the HP BIOS Utility with admin privilege, add a temporary password, enable the Vtx setting and remove the password. On the next reboot, we will run our software that needs vtx enable but the program will not see  that vtx is enable. If we enter the BIOS manually,  the Vtx setting will be enable, the only way that the software will recognize that vtx is enable is if we do another change to the BIOS and save that change.  It seems like Windows is not seeing the change that the BIOS utility did.  The intriging part is that on some machines, the script will work and the software will see the change. We have run the script numerous times, on multiple machines and on our different models but we can determine any patern and identify why it sometimes work. I was wondering if this is a known issue and if anyone already encoutered this. Thank you, 

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Hello! I installed HP BCU because i want to do stuff with my computer. You know... Anyways, every time i start it, it stays open for like half a second then closes. I recorded it, and at the end it shows the message: "<Warning> msg="BCU return value" real="17" translated="17" />" That is what it says right before it closes. Please help me. Thank you for your time, and have a great day!

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I am unable to use the BCU to read or set the BIOS for a particular operating system image.  This is not hardware dependent, but is instead consistent under a particular software setup; if I reimage the computer with a different image, I am able to work with the BCU without issue. The image in question is not running antivirus, and is a reasonably "vanilla" Win7x86 build.  When I run: biosconfigutility /get I see the following: <BIOSCONFIG Version="3.2.3.1" Computername="ZT-ACC1004E8E63" Date="2014/11/18" T
ime="15:42:28" UTC="-5" >
<GETCONFIG><![CDATA[
English
;
; Settings file originally created by BIOS Config Utility
; Version:3.2.3.1
; Date:2014.11.18
;
]]></GETCONFIG>
<SUCCESS msg="Successfully read BIOS config." />
<Information msg="BCU return value" real="0" translated="0" />
</BIOSCONFIG>It appears to read the BIOS, but does not display any of the settings in the <GETCONFIG></GETCONFIG> section. Any pointers for troubleshooting would be appreciated.  I have been using the latest version of the BCU, and tested using the same image on both an HP 6200 Pro SFF and an HP 6300 Pro SFF with no success.

A:HP BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU) not getting/setting defa...

 BCU version 3.2.3.1 requires a filename when performing a set or get function. Example-             BCU   /get:"FILENAME.TXT"   The BCU users guide can be found at-     www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/white-papers.html Look in the table for the document titled "HP BIOS Configuration Utility User Guide"  This has been posted to the HP PC Client Management forum. Like other forums here, this is a peer to peer forum but there are some employees with pc client management experience that subscribe to this forum and volunteer their time to answer questions when they can assist.  The pc client management discussion board is focused on the following topics but is not exclusive to them - HP Client Catalog                The HP Client Catalog for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager products is used in the deployment of HP software updates (SoftPaqs) to HP commercial PCs in a Microsoft System Center environment. HP Driver Packs                HP Driver Packs contain the necessary Microsoft Windows drivers requiredto support HP hardware platform(s) listed in each of the driver pack?s release notes. HP Client Integration KitThe HP Client Integration Kit (... Read more

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Hi all, I'm currently looking into getting bitlocker enabled on our company devices - I need to enable the TPM chips and ideally I want to do that without going through every system and changing it manually. I've looked at the config utility Lenovo offer and the E560 isn't in the supported list, and when running WMI scripts, no output is obtained. Does anyone know a way this might be possible as it's going to be very time consuming changing this manually for everyone! Thanks in advance.

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Recently my organisation deployed ~500 X360 G2 devices which unfortunately have the bright F5 key issue.  This can be resolved by changing the bios setting on each device, however I am looking for a way to deploy this setting over the network to all devices.  I have attempted to use the HP Bios Configuration Utility, however it does not appear to support this setting.  Is there any other way I could deploy this setting?

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I'm encountering an error with the password file using de BCU provided by HP on our company laptops, since we have multiple branches and our IT departement is in one place it'd be nice if we could change BIOS settings remotely see the log file below: 2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Setting|HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Log Severity Level >= Info2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Begin.2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| **   HP Bios Configuration Utility v.   **2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Platform: 2216 - HP EliteBook 840 G22017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| BIOS version: 1.14 04/25/20162017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Unicode password supported: Yes2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bits2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| OS version: 6.1.76012017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitI... Read more

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I have 5000+ HP computers where we would like to use the BCU to modify the boot order.  The test computers all have the latest version of the BIOS installed.  We are initiating the boot order change from a remote computer.  All seems to go well, as in no errors received or displayed.  However, the boot order does not change. Or, even stranger, the boot order seems to change but when the target computer is rebooted, the boot order reverts to what it was originally.  I threw a lot of rocks at this but none have hit anything yet.  Thanks for suggestions.

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Is it possible to change the video memory size allocation using the HP BIOS Configuration Utility? The only options given are:UMA Video Memory Size Policy*ChangeViewHide I'd like to change it from 64MB to 512MB on 100+ machines without using BIOS Setup/F10.  Thanks, Mark

A:Change video memory size allocation with BCU / HP BIOS Confi...

Any luck finding an answer?  I need to do the samething

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I am guessing that something quite wrong was done in 2.20 (and it persists into 2.21). There was no such errant behavior with 2.19, as I've confirmed by reinstalling 2.19.  Works perfectly and boots promptly and the BIOS Setup utility works lickity-split with 2.19, just like it always has.  But with the install of 2.20 the behavior changed drastically.
 
Looking at the README for BIOS 2.20 this definitely seems like the culprit:
 
[Problem fixes]- Fixed an issue where fan might rotated with max speed due to not reading CPU   temperature correctly.- Fixed an issue where system might not boot to OS when attached an external monitor   and its USB3 devices.- Fixed an issue where network boot might happened at reboot after resume from suspend   by Wake On LAN.
 
 
At first I thought I had blown the BIOS update, since my screen was simply black for what seemed like 1-2 minutes after displaying the Lenovo logo and "press ENTER to interrupt" message.  I pressed ENTER repeatedly but nothing happened, for a long time.  Eventually, the hard drive activity LED on the P70 started flashing, and seemingly almost 2 minutes later, the machine came to life and boot process continued normally.
 
Then, once I entered the BIOS, I used the right-arrow key to navigate through the tabs.  No problem until I got to the Security tab and then pressed right-arrow one more time to navigate into the Boot tab... and it hung!  Didn't go ri... Read more

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Ok I have HP Pavilion HP Pavilion dv6-7204es which became faulty after BIOS update ..just noise after powering it up no screen .the problem is when I use "HP system BIOS update utility " to create bootable USB ,the option to do so is not avalibe !!I dont now why!LIke the photo below:I have tried many usb sticks with no luckI downloaded the tool from the following linkhttp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp68001-68500/sp68425.exe  

A:HP system BIOS update utility not working

Hello @walidwithu?, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the BIOS issue, and wanted to help! First, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes:HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as  "Accept as Solution" , this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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BIOS update froze for more than an hour, So I foolishly pulled out the battery after trying hard reboot and that didn't work. I think I should try HP system bios update utility, the problem is that I've searched the whole of HP site and I can't find the software in this video: " https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t3S3KgcT-Ao ". Please where can I find this software for HP 655 e1

A:Can't find HP system BIOS update utility for

Hi @zavorfang Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for your post.   Personally, I do not recommend you update the BIOS unless you experience some issues with your existing BIOS and you are sure that the new BIOS will fix it. General recommendation I provide to users/customers is NOT to upgrade BIOS/UEFI unless they experience any kind of specific BIOS/UEFI issue. Updating just for updaing and just for using the latest verson is not solution. Any kind of update (no matter for what and who relesed it) can fix 2 issues but may introduce 10 more issues. Additionally, upgrading the BIOS (for any vendor) poses more risks because BIOS recovery is not that easy as compared to typical software updates IF something goes wrong. Same applies for Windows Updates, OS update, drivers updates, etc - upgrade/update IF you have issues which you know are fixed in the newer version or for some severe security issues. Otherwise, keep the existing version as long as possible.  With regards to the specific question and if you do insist on updating the BIOS and if you really need to do it, please follow these instructions in the official article >>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629Follow the method "when Windows does not start" >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629#AbT1 The particular file that you show a video of can be downloaded (product specific) from HP servers/web site >> http://sup... Read more

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i think tere is broblem with bios because there is no functuion to control vram for example or many other things .... can any body help ....thx 

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Hello:

This is my first post here, so hi to everyone.
I just got an ASUS X401a Notebook and I want to use a flash drive to boot from Linux.
I need to change the sequence in the BIOS so that the flash drive is first choice to boot from.
I have no problem accessing the BIOS utility, but it allows me to alter only some settings. Those in blue colored font I can change those in black font I cannot. What drive to boot from first is in black and not adjustable.
I used command line to work as admin and I also set up a password for admin in the BIOS to access the BIOS utility, but still no go; some things are allowed to be changed some aren't.

Any help is appreciated.

A:BIOS: Can access BIOS utility, but cannot change settings.

Is it asking for a password or something?

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Hi,  I replaced the PC Case of the Prodesk to a bigger one, changed the PSU and added powerful GPU in it. My question is Can I change my fans to an aftermarket one? As it is very loud when playing games, I tried to do this it comes up with a front fan error, CPU fan error. In addition to that, the motherboard doesn't accept other USB 3 front socket configuration. Product no. T4R72ET#ABU Any help will greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:My prodesk doesn't want to accept other fans and USB 3 confi...

The fans required must operate at a minimum speed.  Installing quiet or low speed fans will trigger a failure.   Install a new USB 3.0 5.25 adapter panel.

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Today I tried to resolve my wireless issue by update new wireless driver that HP provided on the HP support website but all doesn't work (Broadcom,Intel and Realtek).So I have tried to update BIOS by using HP system BIOS update utility that available to download on HP support website. I hope this would sort it out.However,after passed 2 hours the screen shows Not responding on the top of HP Bios Update and Recovery menu. I tried to close program, open task manager, restart and push switch off button. All doesn't work !Please advise

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I need to recover the bios on my elitebook. I've tried using the win+B key combo as outlined here http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833 but that doesn't seem to work (screen just stays dark, cpu fan is running). I now want to try the usb stick recovery method. So I downloaded the latest bios sp76205.exe and when I run it, I follow the instructions, but I never get the "HP System Bios Update Utility" to launch. After extraction of the files, nothing launches so I don't get any menu to choose to create a USB stick install. It is as-if the spXXXXX.exe is trying to install the bios locally to my workstation!... good thing it doesn't do that. How can I get a working HP System Update Utility or how can I launch the sp76205.exe is such a manner that I'll be presented with the menu to create a USB stick? Is there a commandline flag or something I need to launch it with?

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lenovo 7360  link bios http://support.lenovo.com/hu/hu/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/ThinkCentre-M-Series-desktops/Thin...

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Trying to install window in this new laptop.Unable to find usb 3.0 configuration in pre os in system configuration in bios menu. 

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Trying to install window in this new laptop.Unable to find usb 3.0 configuration in pre os in system configuration in bios menu. 

A:Bios system configuration settings issue

Hi: If you are trying to install W7 on that model, you need to run this tool to put the USB3 drivers into your W7 USB installation flash drive. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25476/NUCs-Windows-7-USB-3-0-Creator-Utility There is a readme link on the page for how to use the tool. Download the file for the operating system you plan to run the tool on (W10/W8.1) or (W7). 

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Has there been a resolution to this? We too are trying to change a BIOS setting and getting the same messages. We know the password is correct and have tried serveral different ones during our testing. C:\Temp>"c:\Program Files (x86)\HP\BIOS Configuration Utility"\BIOSConfigutility.exe/setconfig:HP_Mini_Bios_PO_Set.txt /cspwdfile:1to8.bin<BIOSCONFIG Version="" Computername="MYPC" Date="2017/04/19" Time="15:45:13" UTC="-5">        <SUCCESS msg="Successfully read password from file" />        <ERROR msg="Unable to process command. Password is set, but password provided is invalid" />        <ERROR msg="BCU return value" real="10" translated="10" /></BIOSCONFIG> If we don't include the password file we get C:\Temp>"c:\Program Files (x86)\HP\BIOS Configuration Utility"\BIOSConfigutility.exe/setconfig:HP_Mini_Bios_PO_Set.txt<BIOSCONFIG Version="" Computername="MYPC" Date="2017/04/19" Time="15:45:01" UTC="-5">        <ERROR msg="Unable to process command. Password is set, but no password file is provided" />        <ERROR msg="BCU return value" real="10" translated="10" /> We are working on an HP 260 G2 216UT. Thanks.

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I have a Flex 4 1480 Signature Edition ideapad 80VD0007US and I'm trying to update the BIOS via the System Update utility.  When I choose to install the suggested update for the BIOS I get a message stating that this BIOS is only for "510S14IKB 310S15IKB YOGA 510-14IKB YOGA 510-15IKB" - none of which is my machine I'm pretty sure.  What can one do to find the correct BIOS and update it if the System Update utility doesn't give you the correct one?
 
The Lenovo Settings utility says that my BIOS is currently: 2SCN23WWV2.03
 
Thanks for any help!
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Flex 4 1480 - Incorrect BIOS in Lenovo System Update utility

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the difficulties you are experiencing.  The warning message you are receiving during the update is partially correct.  Your model should have been included in that warning since that BIOS update covers all the models listed.   Here is a full description from the BIOS update's README file....
 
Flash BIOS update - Flash from Operating System version for ideapad 510S-14IKB, 310S-14IKB, 310S-15IKB, Yoga 510-14IKB, Yoga 510-15IKB, Flex 4-1480, Flex 4-1580Version 2SCN25WW(V2.05)Applicable OS Win10
 
I would try the upgrade again and click to proceed.  Otherwise here is a direct download link to that BIOS upgrade from the Lenovo Download Library for your model....
 
http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/FLEX-SERIES/FLEX-4-1480/downloads/DS...

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I foolishly enabled the options in the BIOS system configuration - Drive tab trying to make an external eSATA cable recognised my spare hard drive. 
How the Dell E6230 will not boot and will not POST.
I am unable to access the BIOS to reset to default or to disable the SATA 4/5 toggles.
Is there any way to 

1. Restore the default BIOS settings
or
2. Flash the BIOS from a USB or CD to get the computer to reboot.
I have discovered that the BIOS is doing something to the RAM modules
pressing FN+POWER cause the Battery LED to flash white. All other LED are BLANK
The RAM modules when placed in another E6230 then refuse to work until a memory test is carried out to wipe them! 
This would go against everything I know about RAM modules not retaining information after powering off but this is what I found.
Thanks in advance.

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I have an ABIT KX7333 board with AWARD Bios/softmenu 3. I am using corsair pc2700 ddr ram and an Athlon xp 1800+. Everytime I go into my BIOS and change anything, namely the memory CAS from 2.5 to 2, or anything with the memory for that matter, it won't boot. I know the memory can run at that rate but it jsut isn't working. Also, I am using an Nvidia GeForce 4 ti 4200 vid card, and I can't change the AGP settings for optimal use. The only thing I can use is the optimum performance defaults, which is not as optimal as I know it can be. I have the latest Bios update, what is the deal here? Any input would be greatly appreciated
 

A:BIOS won't accept changes....?

Possibly insufficient power, I've had the problem in the past while trying to run larger amounts of RAM at higher speeds. I had to go to a 400 watt PS.
 

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I am trying to update the UEFI/BIOS on a Lenovo G50-45 type 80E3 from version 2.04 (file a2cn38ee) to v2.13 (file a2cn45ww.)  All goes as normal up to the re-boot.  After the Lenovo logo finally appears (see below) I get the error message "InsydeH2O - Secure Flash   Error : Invalid firmware image!!!  Please press any key to reset system......"  Pressing any key re-boots, and again after a longer than normal delay, the Lenovo logo re-appears and it boots back to Windows.  The BIOS is not updated. I have the right file - the same downloaded file works perfectly in other identical machines; I have a backup machine of the same model.  The checksum matches that posted on the downloads support page.  When run, the downloaded a2cn45ww file self-extracts to the file c:\BIOS\A2CN45WW\A2CN45WW.exe.  When that (an archive file) is run, it self-extracts to the folder c:\users\[username]\AppData\Local\Temp\7zS4B28.tmp.  In that folder is the ROM image (WIN213.bin, ~10MB) and whose checksum matches that of the same file on a machine which did update. Of significance:  Warm boots on this machine may take anywhere from 30 seconds to several minutes before the Lenovo logo screen appears.  In either a normal cold boot or one-key recovery the logo appears after a second or two.  Something is hanging in the POST, I don't know what.  If I wait long enough, it eventually does start. Why I want to update the B... Read more

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Hi,

I ordered a 120GB hard drive, but they didn't have it in store right now, so they can offer me a 160GB instead. Can a drive like this still be used on an old system that has a bios with a hard drive limit of (I believe) 120GB? I know, I wouldn't be using 40GB in that case, but that's not a problem, I just want to know if I will be able to format it as a 120GB.

Thanks
 

A:Large drive than the bios can accept

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Hi all,
after cleaning my puter of a virus (or 2!!), I noticed when I ran the system configuration utility to see which items were running at start up, some files were still present, particularly;

AVSERVE2 and SKYNETAVE.

Does anyone know how to remove "dead wood" from the system config util. start up???

Many thanks

Geoff

A:system configuration utility

You untick it under the startup section then apply and restart if that does not work dl HijackThis.exe and post you log under the HJT log forum page.

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I am trying to remove Norton Antivirus 2005 from Windows XP, but can not remove it from the Control Panel Add/Remove Programs option. The instructions I received from Norton recommends that I begin at Start, Run, enter "msconfig" and then proceed through the Systems Configuration Utility window by making sure that "ccApp" is checked. My problem is that I can't get the SCU window to stay open when I enter msconfig into the Run box. It only appears for a brief second.

Anybody have any suggestions?

Thanks!

A:System Configuration Utility

Hi clw and welcome to BC

The fact that msconfig won't stay open is a classic sympton of spyware. When that happens you can't usually access regedit.exe from Run or your Internet Options from the Tools menu in IE.

Suggest you post a log in the HiJack This forum on this site after folllowing the instructions about posting a HiJack log at the top of the forum.

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Does anyone know, where I can find a list of programs that run in the System Configuration Utility on the Services Tab???? I looked in that are and there were ....38 running. I want to know which ones I can uncheck and stop from running.

Thanks... Conbon

A:System Configuration Utility

http://www.blackviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm

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Hello, In my "msconfig" box there is an entry under win.ini called
[MCI Extensions.BAK] Could someone tell me what this is for as I would like to delete it if no use. It has been disabled for as long as I can remember. Many thanks.
 

A:System Configuration Utility

MCI has to do with communications devices and I believe multi-media as well.

since is has the ".BAK" that would give the impression that it was backed up brolly due to some system changes.

Uncheck it, reboot the system and test your functionality. *IF* things still work, you should be able to safely remove it.
Good Luck!

ST
 

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I was infected by 6 false trojan alerts. I ran Malwarebytes and it caught them and removed them but on my System Configuration Utility- Startup, there are two items. One begins with ~tmph and the other one starts with "a" and I can't read the whole address. I unchecked both but how do I get rid of them and how can I see the whole address? They are both unframiliar to me.

A:System Configuration Utility

MSCONFIG.EXE is a troubleshooting tool - not a fixing tool.First, re-enable them in MSCONFIG, then use this free tool to locate them and disable/delete them: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysintern...s/Autoruns.mspxIf you have difficulties with this tool, post back and we'll see if we can get the address for another one from garmanma.

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I can't make changes to Startup. When I go on to System Configuration Utility and make changes, I get a messae: "Must sign on as an Aministrator. I am the owner and computer administrator. How do I correct this problem?

A:System Configuration Utility

Are you sure your account is the administrator? If you go into Control Panel and to User Accounts, does it show your account as admin?

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I just noticed that I have blank square boxes under startup item and command fields of the system configuration utility under startup items. Has anyone else seen this? If so what is it and how do I get rid of it.

A:System Configuration utility

I just (today) overcame this...I'm not sure at all how it happened or what may have caused it, so I can't really be of much help.

My situation started a couple of days ago when I suddenly had these messages at startup which referred to files which could not be found. I used a combination of Autoruns, msconfig, and regedit...to track down and manually delete any/all references to these two files. My system now boots up normally .

So...I can't tell you what it was or how it happened but I can say that deleting any/all registry and file references took care of it on my system.

I don't think it was malware of any sort, but I'm no expert at determining such.

Louis

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When I go to "start" "run" and type in "msconfig" I get an error message that says the file can't be found. Any idea on where to find it?

 

A:System configuration utility

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Hi,
The below message keeps showing up every time I start my computer. I checked to make sure the utility is set to normal mode, which it is, however it keep showing up.
"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 changed made using the system configuration utility.

(box to tick) Don't show this message or launch the system configuration utility when windows start."
I booted in safe mode and used hijackthis to delete the below line, however once I reboot in normal mode it does not show, however the next time I start my pc it comes back.
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /autoO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
I have attached my hijackthis log below for you perusal.

I hope you can help me get rid of this annoying popup message.

Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:58:33 PM, on 24/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\... Read more

A:System Configuration Utility

From your start button select 'run' then type in MSCONFIG.

If you've made any changes to the startup, here's where it will be. If not it may be time to look at malware.
 

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I recently had to use system config. to find a problem. I checked normal startup and restarted my computer.Now when I start my computer I get the System Config. Utility Screen telling me I have to set it for normal setup. How do I resolve this problem. I'm using XP Pro.
 

A:System Configuration Utility

Should be a tick box to not display the screen. Tick it.
 

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does anyone know if there is a way to hide or remove a program from the System configuration utility in the start-up box without shutting down the program. I want to keep a program running but don't want anyone to see what it is running. I have a keylogger running to keep an eye on what/who my kids are talking to, but there very smart and know how to shut it down from the System configuration start up. So please if anyone knows how i can accomplish this please help. Thank you.
 

A:System configuration utility help.

I believe you can't run this utility unless you are the ADMIN. Make USER accounts for the kids. They can't access MSCONFIG. But then, if they know the process name of the program, then Ctrl+Alt+Del may allow them to end it anyway. Might be a 3rd party software that can do what you want.
 

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My sister was recently scammed and stupidly allowed remote access to her computer. At every start up now system configuration utility message opens saying it is currently in diagnostic or selective startup mode what should I do to fix this
 

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When I boot up in XP it is in selective startup and when I switch to normal startup I get all the programs I deleted in my start up system tray. This is like a seesaw, is there anyway I can select normal start up and delete the programs from my system tray at the same time, this is driving me crazy.
Another ? is when I was using ME there was a great password reminder program, does this exist in XP, If not is there any good programs other than Gator(YUCK), any suggestions much appreciated, thanks, Neesh
 

A:System Configuration Utility

http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/pctech/content/18/08/ut1808.001.html
this is "startup cop" it will let you manage exactly what programs you have running at startup.
stay away from "gator" its spyware.
hope this helps.
good luck.
 

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I have XP, IE6, and M Office 2003.

I do run>MSconfig and msconfig comes up. I deselect several programs in the startup and services tabs and exit, so the window comes up saying I have to restart my computer for the changes to take effect. I click restart and the computer reboots. On my desktop comes a window about the System Configuration Utility and how some things have changed. A large section of the window is missing, so that the extreme bottom end of the window is a checkable box that says "Do not show this message again" which I select. However, this System Configuration Utility window pops up every time I boot up my computer. But when I put the computer back in normal mode, the window doesn't pop up on reboots. What's going on?
 

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