Fix blue screen with “stop code: bad system config info”

Summary: Facing BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO error on system display? Let’s see what causes this BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error & how to fix it. Also, learn how khổng lồ recover data from a BSOD-affected PC or laptop using Stellar Data Recovery Professional software. Download the trial version from below!


While working on your system, you may suddenly see a xanh screen showing BAD SYSTEM CONFIG INFO error. The error may be caused by incorrect system settings, malicious software, faulty hardware, etc. This stop code contains the bug value of 0xc0000001. This is a serious error that can make the system crash or corrupt your data. There are other similar stop codes that users have sầu encountered:

BAD SYSTEM CONFIG INFO BootloopBAD SYSTEM CONFIG info on startup, boot

Before you go on fixing these BSOD errors on your system, you must find out why they occur.

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There could be several reasons that cause BAD SYSTEM CONFIG INFO Windows 10 error on your system, such as:

Faulty or outdated device driversCorruption in Boot Configuration Data (BCD) FileFaulty hard driveCorrupted Windows RegistryFaulty system files/programs



Method 1: Update Device Driver

The first thing lớn check when you see the BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO error is if any device driver is outdated or incompatible. Maybe there is an incompatible HDD or SSD driver, or any corrupt third-các buổi party driver is installed on your system, which may be causing this error on your Windows 10 PC. You may try updating the device drivers to fix this error. To vì chưng so, follow these steps:

a. Press Windows + X to go to lớn Start and select Device Manager. (See Image 1)

Image 1: xuất hiện Device Manager

b. Expvà Display adapter and right-cliông xã on the driver you want lớn update and click Update driver. (See Image 2)

Image 2: Update device driver

c. On the next prompt, choose ‘Search automatically for drivers.’ (See Image 3)

Image 3: Search automatically for drivers

d. Windows will automatically start looking for the lathử nghiệm driver software. If Windows couldn’t find the lademo driver, you may choose lớn ‘Search for updated drivers on Windows Update.’ (See Image 4)

Image 4: Search for updated drivers on Windows Update

e. You will see the available updates on the screen.

f. Click ‘Install now.’ (See Image 5)

Image 5: Cliông xã Install now lớn tải về the lathử nghiệm driver software

g. The lademo available updates will be installed with the lakiểm tra driver software.

Method 2: Fix Corrupted BCD File

Boot Configuration Data (BCD) tells you how khổng lồ start your Windows. If the BCD file gets corrupted due lớn any reason, you won’t be able lớn boot into lớn your system. It may also cause the BAD SYSTEM CONFIG INFO Windows 10 error. You may fix the BCD file lớn get rid of this error using the two ways explained below.

A. Use BCDEDIT Command

a. Turn on your system. The moment it starts showing the Windows logo, long-press the power key to turn it off.

b. Repeat this process thrice until you enter the Automatic Repair environment.

c. Select Advanced options from the Automatic Repair environment và choose Troubleshoot from the ‘Choose an option’ screen. (See Image 6)

Image 6: Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from the ‘Advanced options’ screen

d. On the next prompt, follow Advanced options > Commvà Prompt (See image 7)

Image 7: Select Commvà Prompt from available options

e. In the open Commvà Prompt window, type the following commvà, & hit Enter. (See Image 8, 9)

bcdedit/deletevalue default numproc
bcdedit/deletevalue default truncatememory

Image 8: Run BCDEDIT numproc command
Image 9: Run BCDEDIT truncatememory command

f. Wait until the process is done, cthua the command prompt, & reboot your PC.

B. Use BOOTREC Command

If the above sầu process couldn’t fix the error, you may run the bootrec command. Follow the given steps:

a. Boot your system with USB installation truyền thông, created using Windows’ Media Creation tool.

b. Clichồng Repair your computer & follow Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Commvà Prompt.

c. Type the following commands & press Enter. (See Image 9, 10, 11)

bootrec /repairbcd
bootrec /osscan
bootrec /repairmbr

Image 9: Run bootrec/repairbcd Command
Image 10: Run bootrec/osscan Command
Image 9: Run bootrec /repairmbr Command

d. Once done, restart your system và check if the error is fixed.

Method 3: Run CHKDSK Command

If there is corruption in your system’s hard drive sầu or the drive sầu consists of bad sectors, you may encounter BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO Windows 10 error on your system. You may fix the faulty hard drive is by running the CHKDSK command. Follow the given steps:


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xuất hiện Command Prompt và choose lớn run it as administrator.

b. Type chkdsk f: /f & hit Enter. (See Image 12)

Image 12: Run CHKDSK Command

c. Let the process kết thúc. Once the process is done, reboot your PC, and see if the error is solved.

I have sầu fixed the error, but all of my data is gone. Can I recover data after using the CHKDSK command?

You can recover lost files after running CHKDSK Command using a Windows data recovery tool, such as Stellar Data Recovery Professional. It is a DIY data retrieval tool that can restore all kinds of data, including files, documents, emails, photos, videos, và more. The software also supports recovery from formatted, corrupted, or even crashed Windows PCs or laptops. You can also recover data from external storage media drives, such as HDDs, SSDs, USB drives, SD cards, và more.

Method 4: Fix Corrupted Windows Registry

A corrupted Windows Registry could also be the reason for this blue screen error. According to lớn some Windows users, repairing the corrupted Windows registry using Command Prompt utility may help you eliminate this 0xc0000001 error code. Follow the given steps:

a. Boot into lớn your system using the same USB installation truyền thông you used to lớn fix the BCD file.

b. Choose Troubleshoot & then follow Advanced options > Commvà Prompt.

c. In the open Comm& Prompt window, type the given commands, and hit Enter.

CD C:WindowsSystem32config
ren C:WindowsSystem32configDEFAULT DEFAULT.old
ren C:WindowsSystem32configSAM SAM.old
ren C:WindowsSystem32configSECURITY SECURITY.old
ren C:WindowsSystem32configSOFTWARE SOFTWARE.old
ren C:WindowsSystem32configSYSTEM SYSTEM.old

Note: These commands will rename all these folders. After renaming the folders, Windows 10 won’t use them anymore. However, you may also delete them, but it is better khổng lồ rename them if you need to restore them later.

d. Now, enter the given commands in the Comm& Prompt:

copy C:WindowsSystem32configRegBackDEFAULT C:WindowsSystem32config
copy C:WindowsSystem32configRegBackSAM C:WindowsSystem32config
copy C:WindowsSystem32configRegBackSECURITY C:WindowsSystem32config
copy C:WindowsSystem32configRegBackSYSTEM C:WindowsSystem32config
copy C:WindowsSystem32configRegBackSOFTWARE C:WindowsSystem32config

e. These commands will copy the registry backup và replace the older files. Once the process is done, cthua trận the Command Prompt and reboot your system.

Method 5: Perkhung System Restore

Corrupt system files or system programs could be a potential reason behind the ‘BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO boot loop’ error. You may perkhung System Restore to fix this error. However, performing a system restore will bring all the Device Manager related changes to lớn the mặc định configurations, affecting all the system programs, drivers, files, registry settings, etc. So, don’t forget to lớn take the backup of your system data before performing this method.

To perkhung the System Restore, follow the below-said steps:

a. xuất hiện Create a restore point.

b. Next, in the System Properties window, select System Restore. (See Image 13)

Image 13: Choose the System Restore option on the System Properties window

c. Cliông xã Next on the next window.

d. Select the restore point from available ones và select ‘Scan for affected programs. (See Image 14)’

Image 14: Select the restore point & scan it for affected programs

e. Click Next > Finish & restart your system khổng lồ check if the problem is solved.

f. As discussed, this process will bring your system to the mặc định configuration, eventually causing you data loss. You may use professional Windows data recovery software lớn retrieve data.

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BAD SYSTEM CONFIG INFO is a comtháng bug check error. There could be multiple reasons for this error, such as outdated or faulty device driver, corrupt hard drive sầu, faulty Windows registry, corrupt system files, etc. You may perform the DIY troubleshooting methods shared in this post lớn fix this error. However, if you thất bại data due to lớn this BSOD error, use Windows data recovery software, such as Stellar Data Recovery Professional to recover your lost data. This software can recover data from formatted, corrupted, or even crashed Windows PCs or laptops.