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F8 to reboot into safe mode

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post

    You might also consider doing the tutorial below to add Safe Mode to your boot menu to make it easy to select and boot into if neeeded.

    Safe Mode - Add to Windows Boot Manager in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    the only problem with that other than taking ~5-10 minutes of your time is that you have to do that before the problem occurs usually

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  2. #12

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello JigglyWiggly,

    That would be preferred, but you could also add Safe Mode to the boot manager screen from a command prompt at boot if able. Afterwards, just restart the computer to select Safe Mode.
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  3. #13

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    windows 8

    Is it possible to get to safe mode using grub?
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  4. #14

    Posts : 1
    all, 7, 8, 8.1

    he bigg issue that most dont realize, a lot of laptops have ht f row as a function , so you will have to press the fn buttion and shift + f8
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