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Windows 7: Windows Start Up Fail after changing msconfig maxmem - help!

15 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64 bit for emerging markets
Windows Start Up Fail after changing msconfig maxmem - help!

I had problems installing Winzip on my machine.

An on-line help recommended going to msconfig and reducing maxmem to 256.

Having done that, Windows now fails to start up.

Startup Repair doesn't fix it.

I have tried system restore to before the Winzip downloads. Still fails.

Have tried typing msconfig in the command prompt but it says this "is not recognised as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file".

The problem details under "send to Microsoft" option are:

ProblemEventName: StartUpRepairOffline
Problem Signature 1: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 2: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 3: unknown
Problem Signature 4: 21200068
Problem Signature 5: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 6: 17
Problem Signature 7: CorruptRegistry
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Any idea how to revert the MaxMem back?

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15 Nov 2012   #2
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17 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64 bit for emerging markets

Excellent - problem solved. Many many thanks.
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22 Aug 2015   #4

windows 7 ultimate x64
windows 7 memory boot problem

hello everyone.

my problem is that i changed maximum memory in msconfig and windows 7 gets bluescreen while starting up.error i get in bluescreen is:0x0000007e
i tried going in safe mode, it doesn't work it just reboots, i also tried going in last successfull known boot configuration(or was it last good bootconfiguration)
i tried getting in all boot menu's all the other ones are useless, i think the f10 one is usefull but i don't know how to use it, it says:

Edit Boot Options

Edit Windows boot options for: Windows 7

Path: \Windows\systen32\winload.exe

Hard Disk:f75f32f4


Enter=Submit ESC=Cancel

can someone tell me what MAXMEM should be for 6 gigabyte ram?

thanks in advance for your help
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 Windows Start Up Fail after changing msconfig maxmem - help!

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