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