Last-last known good configuration

At what point is the “Last Known Good Configuration” updated to the current configuration?

A) Five minutes after boot

B) During the next login

C) During the next System Restore checkpoint

D) During the next logoff

E) What’s really “good?” What if the configuration is only “somewhat reasonable?”

The answer: B) During the next login

The settings for the Last Known Good Configuration are updated after login. If you’ve made a significant change to the Windows operating system, you might want to wait at the login prompt until all of the services and drivers have completely loaded.

Want to know more? Watch “Boot Options.”

Even before Windows starts, there are many options during the boot process. In this video module, you’ll learn how to configure the BIOS, use Safe Mode, and repair your computer with system recovery disks and the Windows Recovery Console.