Safe Mode is a version of your computer's operating system that can be used to diagnose issues. In order to access Safe Mode from within Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Start menu and search “System Configuration”
  2. Select the Boot tab along the top toolbar.
  3. Check the box under Boot options titled Safe boot.
     



 
  1. Click Apply and restart the computer.

In order to return to your normal operating system settings, you will need to repeat these steps and uncheck the box labeled Safe boot.

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108671
Last updated: 
May 15, 2017
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