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windows 7 64 bit professional won't boot after changing number of processors in msconfig (Bad_system_config_info) RRS feed

  • Question

  • While trying to speed up my windows 7 a bit, I found the greatest myth on the internet: setting windows to boot with 2 processors (I have an Intel Core 2 Duo T9600). So I set it to 2 and rebooted my system. But while it was booting, it crashed right after the loading windows screen and I got the BSOD with the error:

    Bad_System_config_info.

    Is there a way to change this setting without having to boot into windows 7?

    I can acces all the files of windows 7, since i have a dual boot with XP 32 bit.

     

    (Edit: I'm sorry for placing it in the wrong section)

    Tuesday, August 17, 2010 10:45 AM

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  • Hi,

     

    After checking the issue, it seems this is a general Windows 7 related issue. As this forum focuses on Windows Vista specific issues, this inquiry would best be posted to Windows 7 forum:

     

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/w7itpro

     

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    Friday, August 20, 2010 10:40 AM
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