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Bad_System_Config_Info Error

The Bad_System_Config_Info is a BSoD error which is faced by many users and a lot of them don’t have any idea of fixing it. You may encounter this problem after upgrading or installing windows update on windows 10/8.1.

You may receive this message with Bad_System_Config_Info error:

Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn’t handle, and now it needs to restart.

Cause of error Bad_System_Config_Info

  • Corrupted windows system.
  • Damaged or corrupted hard disk drive.
  • Corrupted windows registry.
  • Damaged or corrupted RAM.

Methods to Fix Bad_System_Config_Info Error

Method 1: Update Drivers

  • Press Windows + X to open Power User Menu and select Device Manager from the list.
  • Locate the driver that you wish to update, right click it and choose Update Driver.

  • Select Search automatically for updated driver software. Windows 10 will now download the best driver for your device.
  • Repeat this step for all drivers that you want to update.

Method 2: Fix BCD File

  • Insert your Windows 10 installation disk in your computer. Then restart it to boot from the disk and click Next.
  • Click Repair your computer.
  • Click Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Command Prompt.

Type the following commands and press Enter after each:

bootrec /repairbcd

bootrec /osscan

bootrec /repairmbr

  • Close the command prompt window.
  • Reboot to see if this method works.

Method 3: Use bcdedit Command

  • Restart your computer while it boots. Repeat this step until you start Automatic Repair.
  • Choose Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt.
  • In the Command Prompt, enter the following lines:

bcdedit/deletevalue {default} numproc

bcdedit/deletevalue {default} truncatememory

  • Close Command Prompt and try starting Windows again.

Method 4: Fix Windows Registry

  • Open command prompt using windows bootable media like Method 2.
  • Run the following commands and restart your PC:

CD C:WindowsSystem32config

ren C:WindowsSystem32configDEFAULT DEFAULT.old

ren C:WindowsSystem32configSAM SAM.old

ren CWindowsSystem32configSECURITY SECURITY.old

ren C:WindowsSystem32configSOFTWARE SOFTWARE.old

ren C:WindowsSystem32configSYSTEM SYSTEM.old

These commands will rename all these folders.

  • Now enter the following lines into Command Prompt:

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\

  • Reboot your Windows.

Method 5: Check Hard Disk Corruption

  • Press Win + X and select Command Prompt as Administrator.
  • Now type type chkdsk /f and press Enter.
  • You may be ask to restart your PC. Then press Y and press Enter.
  • It will fix problems automatically.

Method 6: Run Windows Memory Diagnostic

  • Click Start.
  • Type Windows Memory Diagnostic in the search box.
  • Choose Restart now and check for problems.

  • The Windows Memory Diagnostic tool will restart your computer and run shortly after booting.

Method 7: Perform System Restore

  • Type Recovery in the Search bar and select Recovery from the list.
  • Select Open System Restore.
  • System Restore window will now open. Click on Next to proceed.
  • If available, check Show more restore points. Select the desired restore point, and click on Next.

  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the restoration process.
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