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Windows 7: Computer completely stripped for fuctions after update

28 Sep 2014   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Computer completely stripped for fuctions after update


I am not any good at PC and I desperately need your help! I turned on my computer after a friend of mine had done some clean up stuff, and this box with options appeard. I think it was something about which programs to run when i start the computer, and I think I cliked for the option with as few programs running at startup as possible. This was a very bad idea.

When the computer restarts everything is "gone". The old design of windows is used (although i managed to get the Win7 design back through help in here), it is not possible to adjust the brightness on the screen, there is no way i can connect to the internet (the "connect to the internet" icon is gone, and everything i try is impossible as if this computer never was set up to connect to the internet at all haha) and it seems like the computer wont "save" battery, if I remove the charger it will die (the battery is not bad).

Im sure theres a bunch of other things that doesnt work aswell. It seems like everything except a minimum is removed or something. I really hope someone can help me!! Possible to "regret" changes f.ex?

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28 Sep 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32

Hi and welcome to SevenForums!

These options you got, did they appear at boot or at Windows startup? Maybe you're running Safe Mode without networking. That's a limited configuration. Here's more information including how to get back to Normal Mode: Safe Mode

Or was it perhaps msconfig? Just type msconfig in the Windows start/search field, and press Enter. Set the Startup selection to Normal startup if it isn't selected. But check Safe Mode first.
Computer completely stripped for fuctions after update-msconfig.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2014   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Thank you so much! It was not in safe mode, but I changed the start-up selection to normal startup and it worked! Thanks a lot again
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