I noticed that the setting in the Control Panel of Windows 7 is similar to that of Windows XP. This setting deactivates the Automatic Restart of the Operating System if any action causes an error in the system.
In the case of Windows 10, I would not know how to configure it as I did downgrade to Windows 7. Windows 10 has some things that I do not like despite some superior features (better Windows Update, etc.).
System and Security (Sistema e Segurança):
Advanced System Settings (Configurações Avançadas no Sistema):
Advanced » Startup and Recovery » Settings (Avançado » Inicialização e Recuperação » Configurações):
You should deselect the Automatically restart option (Deve deselecionar a opção Reiniciar automaticamente):
Step by Step in Control Panel in Windows XP / Windows 7
Yes... Grandmaster Chess might be looking for a specific ini file because I installed Windows 3.11 on top of DOS and it was asking for a missing ini file. Because it could not find a missing ini file I was not able to see all the options and stuffs in the Windows until I installed it in the right directory. So this could be your problem? So much can go wrong.