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Title: How to boot your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Post by: never on September 30, 2015, 03:03:31 pm
Here is a quick and simple tutorial on booting your Windows XP, Visa, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 PC into Safe Mode. Safe mode disables all third-party advertisements on a PC.  :)

Starting Your PC in Safe Mode for Windows XP, Vista, 7 systems:

1. Remove any external devices connected to your computer, such as USB flash drives, Memory Sticks, CD or DVD disks that may be bootable.
2. Choose one of these two variants to use:

– For PCs with a single operating system: Press “F8” repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.

– For PCs with multiple operating systems: Тhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press “F8” just as described for a single operating system.

3. As the “Advanced Boot Options” screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press “Enter“.

4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account

While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words “Safe Mode” will appear in all four corners of your screen.
Starting Your PC in Safe Mode For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 systems:
Substep 1:Open the Start Menu

Substep 2:Whilst holding down Shift button, click on Power and then click on Restart. Another way to do it to right-click on the Windows button that opens up your Start Menu. A drop-down menu will appear. Drag your mouse over Shut Down and Restart(A side drop menu will appear)and it and then click on Restart while you hold down the Shift button.


Substep 3:After reboot, the Advanced Startup Menu will appear. From there you should choose Troubleshoot.



Substep 4:You will see the Troubleshoot menu. From this menu you can choose Advanced Options.



Substep 5:After the Advanced Options Menu appears, click on Startup Settings.



Substep 6:Click on Restart.



Substep 7:A menu will appear upon reboot. You should choose Safe Mode by pressing its corresponding number and the machine will restart and boot into Safe Mode.

Regards, never