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Newbie puzzled by System Configuration.

  1. #1

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    Newbie puzzled by System Configuration.

    My notebook: Samsung NP550P7C running Win 8.1
    I'd like to know the meaning of all the options appearing under the five tabs of System Configuration. On the web I don't seem to be able to find any detailed info on System Configuration - apart from the following page which (.. go on, call me dumm!) I don't find awfully clearly detailed:

    Using System Configuration

    I'm particularly curious to find out why, in *General*, my new laptop is configured with the first two options of *Selective startup* selected. Why hasn't *Normal startup* been selected? If all three options under *Selective startup* were ticked, would that be equivalent to *Normal startup*? And what does *original* boot configuration refer to exactly?

    Under the *Boot* tab, I had ticked and applied *OS boot information*, but I haven't seen anything appearing during the boot process, or does the info end up in a log - and where would that be?
    I'd be so grateful to anyone for a few more clues. Cheers all.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    *Selective startup* shows up automatically when any of Startup options are disabled. *Normal startup* would turn on all the sturtup items.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    So grateful to you, thanks.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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