Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Booted Into safe mode error, cant get in now at all

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    W7 64Bit

    Booted Into safe mode error, cant get in now at all

    Windows 8.1
    Hi Guys I hope someone can help!

    I tried to boot into safe mode so I pressed win key + R got run cmd , typed msconfig and instead of going to "start up" I clicked on "Boot" and "Network" and then "Restart".

    Upon restarting I got the "enter password" so I did and now it doesn't recognize it, I have a 4 fig password.
    ( I did have another P/W which I used when I first got the machine I kept forgetting so I changed to the 4 Fig instead so I wondering if by some weird reason its looking for the old P/W, then I'm defiantly screwed!)

    I tried to go in as a guest account but it didn't work either! Well I thought I'll do a complete shutdown and restart which didn't work as well. I rebooted and went F2/Del and after a minute up came the UEFI files I 'm used to the old BIOS boot screens so I didn't know where to start and that's where I am now.

    Can someone please keep me?
    Update 14:10 Local Time

    "The System" is not seeing C drive that's why I can't do anything in either system restore or refresh!
    When I tried to re-install windows 8, the partition table that appears so you can choose which to use didn't show C drive at all. The only way in is thru command prompt and I don't know what to type anyway!
    Last edited by Birdulike; 15 Feb 2015 at 09:23. Reason: update

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Booted Into safe mode error, cant get in now at all
Related Threads
I booted up my laptop in safe mode but i cannot remember my password so I cannot log in or take it out of safe mode, Help please
Hi everyone I am facing a strange issue. My screen seems to have a grey filter overlaying it. See attached. When i booted it in safe mode, the screen is showing the right vibrant colors. When i booted it back to normal mode, the screen is greyish but strangely the mouse is showing the...
I've had this computer less than a week. It tried to do an update and keeps getting stuck at 12%. Researching online, I've found ways to put it into safe mode but none work. Please help.
Solved Cannot get into safe mode in General Support
Hi, My computer lock-up after 2 secs log into windows (due to drivers problem). I need to boot my computer to safe mode directly and use driver sweeper to fix the problem. However, I'm not able to get into safe mode. (F8, Shift+F8) doesn't work neither. I'm using Windows 8 Pro MSDN version.
Solved Safe Mode in Win8 in General Support
Could someone pls show me how to get to Safe Mode in Win 8 . Thank you.
Safe Mode in WDP in General Support
For those wondering about safe mode in WDP, there are 2 ways to get into it. 1) For safe mode on next boot (or till you turn it off manually), use the regular msconfig way. In msconfig, click boot tab, check "safe boot" and radio button "minimal". Hit OK. You can restart straight away or later,...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook