Windows® settings not saved properly
What are the reasons that lead to improper Windows settings? What are the different ways to fix it?
Windows settings are available under both user configuration and computer configuration which are used for the proper working of the Operating System. The computer configuration includes two sub items such as security settings and scripts. The user configuration includes three sub items such as folder redirection, security settings and scripts. There are many advanced system settings in the computer which will help to optimize your system. You can disable many visual effects by clicking on the settings button in the performance area to improve system performance. There are some advanced settings to change the virtual memory and firewall settings. If these Windows settings are not saved properly, then it will cause some problems. You must save the Windows settings correctly on your computer for proper working.
Following are the causes due to which Windows settings are not saved properly and the ways to fix them:
- Windows firewall settings error
- Run time error
- Restore factory settings
Windows firewall settings error
You might not be able to start the service if there is any problem with firewall settings. This problem might be caused due to missing or corrupt shared access registry key which represents the Windows firewall service. You must save the settings for the proper working of Windows firewall. You can configure the Windows firewall settings by launching firewall applet from control panel. This configuration will enable the proper working of Windows firewall.
Run time error
If you have not saved Windows settings properly, then this will lead to run time error. This error is caused by problems ranging from registry errors or Msvcrt.dll being outdated. In order to resolve this issue, you need to perform several steps. You need to fix the outdated Msvcrt.dll file that could be on your system. This file might be updated when you try to update the Operating System.
System restore is an in-built tool of Windows Operating System that allows you to roll back the registry to a previous state. This process helps you to restore previous settings for the registry and Windows system files. You can use system restore to protect your computer from spyware and virus. If the system restore is not able to fix the problem, then you need to perform a 'Clean install' of the Operating System.
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