Windows 10: msconfig doesn't save changes

Discus and support msconfig doesn't save changes in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, I'm trying to edit some settings in the msconfig but when I click apply and ok it doesn't prompt me to restart the computer and when I open... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Ramicoo, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Ramicoo Win User

    msconfig doesn't save changes


    Hello,

    I'm trying to edit some settings in the msconfig but when I click apply and ok it doesn't prompt me to restart the computer and when I open it back the settings are back to default.. I tried couple of things I found on the net like running System Configuration as administrator and give full control to my account it it's security right click tab, but they didn't work for me.. -.-

    I'm using win10 pro, please is there a way to fix it?

    Thanks.

    :)
     
    Ramicoo, Oct 3, 2016
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  2. Cannot save MSconfig settings

    Original Title: About Msconfig save settings

    My msconfig in win 10 can't save any setting at all, It only save setting for 2 categories: Load system services and load startup settings

    When I change some thing in msconfig, the apply button won't bright up to save setting, I've tried many ways, even click in make all boot setting is permanent, but when I start msconfig back, that setting is unsave again, please tell me how to fix it.

    And how to gain back full 100% administrator authorization, I think I'm only have 75% of the admin authorization
     
    Arcania Melodia, Oct 3, 2016
    #2
  3. Cannot save MSconfig settings

    Hi Ruth, I may be miss spelling the part "authorization". On my computer, it said I'm the admin, but when I open this file, it denied access
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    Arcania Melodia, Oct 3, 2016
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  4. Looey Win User

    msconfig doesn't save changes

    Have you tried to use Task Manager?
     
    Looey, Oct 3, 2016
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  5. pepanee Win User
    I haven't tried this:

    1) Open msconfig
    2) Click on the Boot tab
    3) Is the Make all boot settings permanent checked?
     
    pepanee, Oct 4, 2016
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  6. Ramicoo Win User
    I can use task manager, but how does it help me with the msconfig issue?

    No it's not, I checked it and it promoted me for a restart and when I restarted it backed to be not checked.. :\
     
    Ramicoo, Oct 4, 2016
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  7. pepanee Win User
    pepanee, Oct 4, 2016
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  8. Ramicoo Win User

    msconfig doesn't save changes

    Ramicoo, Oct 4, 2016
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  9. pepanee Win User
    Dang. Well, if you haven't already done so, search on a search engine (such as Bing) for your issue for more suggestions that you can find. I searched for:

    msconfig doesn't save changes


    and gave you that link. Hopefully you can try other suggestions that were attempted by others. There's a bunch of results that you will find, so hopefully that variety of results will have something useful.
     
    pepanee, Apr 4, 2018
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