Bad System Config Info Windows 10 [Solution]
Definitely, if you are reading the article, you have been met that Blue Error screen which sucks every time when it appears. You might have seen a really worst kind of message ever saying “Bad System Config Info”, as you are using windows 10 and have seen this message, now surely you want to get rid of it.
Do not worry you will get the solution right now in this article but before going to the solution, we should understand what the problem actually is? What are the causes? What are the main reasons? So let’s dive in!
Main causes why “bad system config info” error occurs:
Here are few main reasons why bad system config info occurs on your windows 10.
- Your windows registry files might corrupt
- You have some corrupt windows files.
- Some incorrect drivers are installed on your windows 10.
- Your newly installed hardware is interrupting your previously installed drivers
- Your hard drive is corrupt or burned out.
- The main memory of your computer is damaged or have been burned out.
- The hardware you have installed recently is not compatible with your system board or processor.
There are multiple solutions for different reasons for this error. We will explain you all the possible solutions for bad system config info windows 10 error.
Solution 1: For corrupt hardware through CMD:
Firstly check for corrupt hard drive by using command line prompt and fix it if it is corrupt by following commands.
- Open cmd by going to start menu and searching “cmd” then open the command prompt.
- Now type the following command and hit enter: chkdsk/f
Now a visual interface will open follow the on-screen instructions, check for hardware checking and repairing process.
Solution 2: By Fixing the corrupted Windows Registry files by Comand prompt (CMD):
You can also use this method for Windows 7/8/8.1 because it is using CMD and applicable on all windows platforms. Now we will remove “Bad_System_Config_Info” error step by step.
Step 1: Firstly Boot the windows from a Windows 10/8/7 USB or DVD.
Step 2: now launch the command prompt (CMD):
Step 3: Now Type in the Command Prompt: CD C:\Windows\System32\config
And hit enter button.
Step 4: Just Follow the commands that are written below one by one and hit “Enter” button to rename the files with .old postfix:
ren C:\Windows\System32\config\DEFAULT DEFAULT.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\config\SAM SAM.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\config\SECURITY SECURITY.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\config\SOFTWARE SOFTWARE.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\config\SYSTEM SYSTEM.old
Make Backup and Restore:
Use the following commands in CMD one by one and Enter to copy the registry backup files to the folder you are using currently for your registry files. This will help you to restore your registry files manually:
copy C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\DEFAULT C:\Windows\System32\config\
copy C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\SAM C:\Windows\System32\config\
copy C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\SECURITY C:\Windows\System32\config\
copy C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\SYSTEM C:\Windows\System32\config\
copy C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\SOFTWARE C:\Windows\System32\config\
Solution 3: Update the Device Drivers:
In this solution, you have to check all the device drivers and then update them if required. This can be done manually or either by a software.
- Go to the device manager.
- Click on the drivers.
- Check for drivers updates one by one and update them all.
For software, you can get various software over the web to update drivers.
Solution 4: Here we will Use the last known good configuration for our computer:
This is another way to fix bad system config info issue in the Windows 10, that you can try to restore the settings or configurations from the Last known good configuration from Advanced mode:
Follow the steps:
Step 1: First Open “Start Menu” and click on the “Power” > Press and hold “Shift” Now Click on “Restart”.
Step 2: Now Choose the “Troubleshoot” and Select “Advanced Options” and Click on “Start Up settings”.
Step 3: Finally Click on the “Restart”.
Step 4: After restarting Windows done, you will see the option advanced boot menu into a black screen saying:
Last known good configuration (Advanced)
Choose it by arrow keys and hit enter. That’s it you are done with it.
I hope you will get the solution. The most authentic and useable solution is solution 2.
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