can't access system.ini

May 23, 2009 at 00:27:00
Specs: Windows XP
Dear All
i need your help to solve this problem
when windows start, i get error message "the filename,directory name or volume label syntax is uncorrect n untitled notepad appear in desktop
when i try to open system ini in run menu i have error message too.
what happen??

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#1
May 23, 2009 at 01:45:32
1 Open Notepad.exe
2 Type this text in
; for 16-bit app support
[drivers]
wave=mmdrv.dll
timer=timer.drv
[mci]
[driver32]
[386enh]
woafont=app850.FON
EGA80WOA.FON=EGA80850.FON
EGA40WOA.FON=EGA40850.FON
CGA80WOA.FON=CGA80850.FON
CGA40WOA.FON=CGA40850.FON

3 see if you can save the file as system.ini in save as if it ses do you what to overite these changes click yes
4 have you chaged any settings in this becuase that is one reasion why it would go wrong if you alterd the wrong bit
hope this helps let us know how you get on Regards Bradley


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#2
May 23, 2009 at 05:35:00
Maybe help in this ---
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310560
How to troubleshoot configuration errors by using the System Configuration utility in Windows XP

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#3
May 23, 2009 at 05:42:26
I went to start /run and typed system.ini and this is what opened up on my PC running WindowsXP MCE 2005 ,I was curious after reading this post . When I tried doing a H.D. search for the file however it did not come up ,I found that a little odd I had explorer set to show hidden files and folders ?
Hear is a copy of my system.ini which opened in notepad >>
>>>>>
; for 16-bit app support
[drivers]
wave=mmdrv.dll
timer=timer.drv
[mci]
[driver32]
[386enh]
woafont=dosapp.FON
EGA80WOA.FON=EGA80WOA.FON
EGA40WOA.FON=EGA40WOA.FON
CGA80WOA.FON=CGA80WOA.FON
CGA40WOA.FON=CGA40WOA.FON
FileSysChange=off
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Take Care ,Nick


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#4
May 23, 2009 at 05:54:31
The file is located here
C:\WINDOWS\system.ini

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