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How do i get to safe mode? F8 does not work

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If you can get into Windows then you can force safe mode from System Configuration Utility. From Start type in Start search box msconfig then press enter. On the Boot tab put a checkmark in Safe boot then click OK and restart the computer to go to Safe Mode

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bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

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Note: With some computers, if you press and hold a key as the computer is booting you will get a stuck key message. If this occurs, instead of pressing and holding the "F8 key", tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the startup menu.

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Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.

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bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

To get into the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Safe Mode, as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key" which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.

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You can also force the system into safe mode. You click on startup and type in msconfig. Click the general tab and select diags and the system will reboot to safe mode. Change it back to normal to get your system out of safe mode.

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