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: How to boot in Safe Mode ?



drongo
25.04.2007, 13:54
To use a Safe Boot option, follow these steps:

1. Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, you can press the F8 key when the Boot Menu appears.
2. Select the Safe Mode option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.
3. When the Boot menu appears again, and the words "Safe Mode" appear in blue at the bottom, select the operating system installation that you want to start, and then press ENTER.

Please visit this page if you need some additional info: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315222

If it doesnt work (there could be some system issues or virus actions), please execute the following script in the AVZ utility: (http://virusinfo.info/showthread.php?t=9207)


begin
ExecuteRepair(10);
RebootWindows(true);
end.

It will automatically restart your system. Please try booting in the safe mode one more time.

Rene-gad
25.04.2007, 14:10
1. Menu Start/Run...
2. Type the command msconfig -> Enter
3. Choose tab BOOT.INI and set the option /SAFEBOOT and then the option MINIMAL.
4. Reboot the PC. It should boot in safe mode.
5. If you don't need safe mode anymore, undo the settings you've done.

CAUTION: If your system is or was infected, your registry could be damaged and possibly you would not be able to start the system in normal mode anymore. Pls. let you advise from any person with special skills.