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Hiya there do you mean wen windows is starting up press f8 to run in safe mode is it from that menu that the administraitor is on thanku andy

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    hey thanku again py thats a great help to me will try that in morning again thanku so much big ole rate for you sir or madam he he andy

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When you start the machine keep pressing F8 until the machine boots, it should boot straight into safe mode. Safe mode will look different from the regular Windows mode. Once safe mode has opened there will be user boxes, one with your son's user account, one with administrator account, and possibly one with the guest account. Click on the administrator account. This is where you need to be in order to clear the password.

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How do I get into safemode on my acer aspire desktop


1 Restart the Acer Aspire netbook by pressing the "power" button on the netbook's keyboard or by pressing the "CTRL," "ALT" and "DEL" keys at the same time. 2 During startup, hold down the "F8" function key immediately when you see the "Acer" splash screen and the option for entering "Setup." 3 Keep pressing the "F8" key until the "Advanced Boot Options" menu appears. If you receive a "keyboard error," restart the Acer Aspire and repeat step 2. 4 Use the arrow keys to navigate to the "Safe Mode" selection on the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. The arrow keys are located on the right-hand side of the Acer Aspire keyboard. 5 Press the "Enter" key to execute the "Safe Mode" selection. The Windows operating system will now start in "Safe Mode" and you can perform a system restore or make needed changes to get your Acer Aspire to boot normally again. Read more: How to Boot Up Acer Aspire in Safe Mode ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5802430_boot-acer-aspire-safe-mode.html#ixzz1dtOxfxaD

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Hi, I need to know how to start-up in safe mode.


During boot up repeatedly press f8.
Or within Winows press start >> Run >> msconfig >> press Boot tab >> check safe boot.

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Wont boot up after an improper shut down, how can i make it boot up?


Try tapping F8 while booting and go to boot with "last know good configuration" if that doesn't work hit f8 again while booting and go to "safe mode" and do a system restore :) hope this helps thanks

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How do I get in safe mode for acer aspire 3690?


You need restart your computer and keep hitting key "F8" while starting up
This will show list of startup available.
Then you need to select "Safe mode" using Up/Down key and hit enter.
This will take you to safe mode.

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How to get it to start in safe mode to do a system restore


in starting in bios screen always press f8 and select safe mode...

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When i start up my acer, it immediately goes to safe mode


hi,

click on start and then run.
type msconfig and press ok
in the system configuration utility window that pops up click on the boot.ini tab on the top
uncheck the /Safeboot option.
click OK and restart the system and this should make the system boot back into the normal mode.

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Hi from london, have new acer aspire 1 zg5 new keeps shutting down after boot can u hlp pls?


Try booting the system to Safe mode.

To boot to safe mode:
Restart the computer. As soon as the BIOS has finished loading, keep tapping on F8 key on your keyboard. When the Windows Options menu appears select the "Safe mode" then press Enter.

Once you managed to boot to Safe mode, change the computer startup and recovery settings by right-clicking "My Computer" then select Properties. Select Advanced tab. Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings. Uncheck the box for "Automatically restart" under System Failure.

Reboot again normally, see if it will reboot again by itself. If you managed to make the system boot normally, proceed to Events Viewer to find out what is the caused.

If the system failed to boot normally after doing the above, you might want to boot the system to "Last known good configuration"

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MY DAUGHT WAS USING MY COMPUTER AN SHE DOWNLOADED SOMETHING WITHOUT ME KNOWING AN,I HAVE SOME ICONS ON MY COMPUTER THAT WILL NOT DELETE OFF HOW DO I FIX THIS PROMBLEM


You can trying using safe mode
To get there depends on your OS

If your using Windows 98:
  • Restart the computer.
  • Just after the POST diagnostics and memory count, start pressing the F8 key
  • On the Startup Menu, choose Safe Mode
or you may use the system configuration Utility Method.
  • While in Normal mode, Close all programs.
  • Click Start, Run and type MSCONFIG in the box and click OK
  • In the System Configuration Utility, on the General Tab, click the Advanced Button
  • In the Advanced Troubleshooting Settings dialog box, check Enable Startup Menu. Click OK. Click OK again when the System Configuration Utility reappears.
  • You will be prompted to restart the computer. Click Yes. The computer will restart in Safe mode.
  • When you are finished with troubleshooting in Safe mode, open MSCONFIG again and uncheck "Enable Start-up Menu." under the Advanced Menu, then click OK and restart your computer
Windows Xp:

If Windows XP is the only operating system installed on your computer, booting into Safe Mode with these instructions.
  • If the computer is running, shut down Windows, and then turn off the power
  • Wait 30 seconds, and then turn the computer on.
  • Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
  • Ensure that the Safe mode option is selected.
  • Press Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.
  • When you are finished with all troubleshooting, close all programs and restart the computer as you normally would.
To use the System Configuration Utility method
  • Close all open programs.
  • Click Start, Run and type MSCONFIG in the box and click OK
  • The System Configuration Utility appears, On the BOOT.INI tab, Check the "/SAFEBOOT" option, and then click OK and Restart your computer when prompted.
  • The computer restarts in Safe mode.
  • Perform the troubleshooting steps for which you are using Safe Mode.
    When you are finished with troubleshooting in Safe mode, open MSCONFIG again, on the BOOT.INI tab, uncheck "/SAFEBOOT" and click OK to restart your computer
Windows as part of a multiboot system
Use this method ONLY if you have multiple operating systems installed on your computer.
  • If the computer is running, shut down Windows, and then turn off the power
  • Wait 30 seconds, and then turn the computer on.
  • When the Boot loader menu (list of the available operating systems) appears, use the arrow keys on the keyboard to select the version Windows what you want
  • Press Enter, and then immediately begin tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options menu appears.
  • Scroll to and select the Safe mode menu item , and then press Enter.
Windows Vista:

  • Turn the computer on or Restart the computer
  • Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Boot Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
  • Ensure that the Safe mode option is selected (the top option)
  • Press Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.
  • When you are finished with troubleshooting, close all programs and restart the computer as you normally would.



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Aspire 3690


Enter safe mode at start up, log in as administrator, from here you can clear any user passwords from the user accounts section.

Jul 24, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Try go to safe mode. press f5 during boot (for xp) and f8 for vista.

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