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I have a Packard Bell Imedia 5106. I want to start it in Safe Mode so I can run a virus scan and basically clean it up. I have tried tapping F8 when I switch on. This takes me to a boot screen with three options, none of which says Safe Mode. Whichever one I select it just starts up as usual. Can any one help?

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Hmmm its seems your first F8 takes you the boot menu option of BIOS not one of the windows.

So, after selecting first option again press F8 it will bring the windows boot menu options.

You can also do one thing but it might currept your operating system, even if you want to try just start booting and as well widows goin to load press and hold your power switch till you PC goes power off. So since windows did not load properly, when you will boot it automatically brigs the boot option screen to select Normal or Safe mode.


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