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Exit Safe Mode Loop from outside of Windows 8

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    Windows 8 Safe Mode Loop

    I was working on a friends computer and HP Pavillion 20 with Windows 8. It had some kind of virus. I was unable to do anything in normal mode so from command prompt I entered safe mode (using "bcdedit /set {default} safeboot network.") Because of how little he had on the computer I ended up doing a system recovery without exiting the safe mode loop. Now the recovery cant finish cause it is set to load into safe mode. However I don't know how to exit the safe mode boot. How do i exit safe mode in this situation?

    Last edited by ucscottb4u; 09 Apr 2014 at 12:03.

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Exit Safe Mode Loop from outside of Windows 8

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