Safe Mode in windows becomes very important when you cannot boot windows normally due to some faulty software or device driver. Safe mode allows you to boot windows with minimal software programs and drivers that are essential to start the windows. It blocks all other third party software and programs at the startup. In previous version of windows like windows XP and 7, one can enter into the safe mode by continuously pressing F8(or shift F8). However, with the introduction of Windows 8 and window 10, the boot process has become very fast and hence there is hardly any time to boot into safe mode by pressing the keys.
This post is about how to boot into safe mode in windows 10. This method of booting into safe mode in windows 10 is applicable only when you can boot the windows normally and you need to start the windows in safe mode for some troubleshooting purposes. The is the most easiest way to enter into safe mode in windows 10.
How to enter into Safe Mode in windows 10
- When you are logged in into windows 10 in normal mode, Press Win key+ R simultaneously to start the Run program. Type msconfig and hit enter. This will open the System Configuration window.
- Switch to the Boot tab and under Boot options section, check the Safe boot option. Select Apply and then OK.
- Windows will give you the option either to restart the system immediately or exit without restarting. If you choose to restart, windows will shut down to boot in Safe mode. If you have some pending work to save, choose to restart at some later point. The next time you start(or restart) your system, it will automatically boot in safe mode.
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