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Safe Mode: What is it? How do I get to it?


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Safe Mode: What is it? How do I get to it? - in versions of Windows other than Windows 8

Safe Mode and Safe Mode With Networking are two modes within Windows that load the bare minimum of drivers and services so your computer can boot.

In Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7 this has a variety of uses. Chief among them:

  • Troubleshooting malware, virus and spyware issues
  • Fixing issues when booting into Normal Mode

Safe Mode is usually accessed via hitting F8as the machine boots up.

Note: With some computers if you press and hold a...
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