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On my Sony Viao pcg-811124 laptop with Windows 7, I disabled all non-Windows services through msconfig. When I restarted my laptop, it booted up, but I cannot view the screen, even in safe mode. I may have disabled a driver, but now I have no way of knowing which one.

So, not only do I not know which services I disable and need to enable, I can't seem to even enable the services I know that I have (for example, JungleDisk). When tried to restart it via the command line, I got prompted that I could not restart this service because it had been disabled.

How do I get my services enabled again?

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I believe the command you are looking for is:

sc config servicenamehere start= auto

You'll need to know the name of the service though - to view this from the command line, try this command - this will show all services:

sc query type= service state= all

If you want to see only stopped services, run this command:

sc query type= service state= inactive

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NOTE: the space after the = is an essential part of the syntax. –  Nathan Jun 12 at 1:03
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