I set my boot up to four processors now the computer doesnt boot windows

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I was in msconfig changing boot up processors and i thnik i messed up bad. I have a fx6300 and i changed the processors from 1 to 4, then i restarted and it wont go past gigabyte (i have gigabyte motherboard) logo. Safemode doesnt work, ive tried reseting. Please help asap i dont want to loose those files on the hardrive. Thank you
 

Colif

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Can you access Command prompt? If you can get to command prompt, just typing msconfig should open it up, then change number of processors back to 1 and apply. restart PC and it should boot normally.
 

R0GG

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1_ Accessing the Recovery Environment : How to Edit the Registry Offline Using Windows Recovery Environment? >> http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/edit-registry-offline-windows-re/
2_ Edit the registry offline:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig
Delete any entries in the "startupreg" sub key, and check "state" subkey for conformity >> see link for details.
Changed boot settings in msconfig.exe and now Windows 7 doesn't boot >> https://superuser.com/questions/339609/changed-boot-settings-in-msconfig-exe-and-now-windows-7-doesnt-boot

see also >> How to Restore Processors In System Configuration in Windows 10 >>https://appuals.com/restore-processors-system-configuration-windows-10/
 

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