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Windows sys.config.missing please my pc is giving me headache it all about the booting it tells me to intall the windows and click r for repairs

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Hello, more than likely if you have not changed any configurations in your computer yourself recently, then you have a virus. Get protected immediately and if already protected, make sure your updates are up to date

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It may be possible to recover your config.sys file by doing a 'system restore'. Windows makes automatic back-ups to the hard drive of all neccessary files.
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When Windows delivers an error message that is related to an internal stack overflow, there is not enough space in memory either set aside or available to handle the calls that are made to the computer hardware. There are several things to consider when you troubleshoot this behavior:
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  3. There may be an incompatible hardware configuration. Check the port and IRQ settings of the network adapter, sound card, and modem. Make sure that there are no COM2/COM4 or COM1/COM3 conflicts and that no devices are sharing IRQs. Disable or remove conflicting devices.
  4. The computer may need a BIOS upgrade. Check the BIOS version and contact the manufacturer of your computer for information about a BIOS upgrade.

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