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How To Boot Into Safe Mode With Effective Tricks

Safe mode is simply a boot mode in case of a failure where only the required apps are loaded. Most of the popular operating systems have an inbuilt “Safe Mode”. This is used initially for troubleshooting purposes. Depending on the operating system it will work in different ways. But essentially it loads the operating system using only absolute essential files in order to function. So you should know how to boot into safe mode.

Safe Mode minimizes the corrupted files and boots up the important files. If you boot up in Safe Mode you’ll be able to modify and solve possible issues preventing the system from doing a normal boot.

Safe Mode will allow you to boot up the OS to find and remove troublesome glitches that are causing the OS to crash. It doesn’t have anything to do with deleting data. It disables all the unnecessary tasks from starting up and also disable the startup items. Safe mode is mostly used for troubleshooting any errors that you may face. Unless you delete anything the safe mode will not do anything to your data. So, don’t fear about that.

Possible Ways To Boot Into Safe Mode

The below-listed processes will help you to boot into Safe mode in Windows 10 in an easier way.

Solution 1:

At first press on the Windows Logo and the “i” key simultaneously. You will see that the Settings menu will appear on the screen.

From here, tap on the Start menu and you will find the safe mode through it. Click on the option “Update & security”, followed by the option “Recovery”.

Next look at the option Advanced startup” that is shown on the right of your screen. In this field choose the option “Restart now”.

After restarting your device the system will show an option  “Choose an option”. Select “Troubleshoot” and then on “Advanced options.

Next, you have to click on the “Startup Settings” and restart your device for one more time.

Solution 2

First of all, restart your computer.

Press the “Shift” key for some time and click on the “Power”  tab and restart your system for the first time.

After completing the restart select the tab “Choose an option”. Click on the option ‘Troubleshoot Advanced’ options.

Then choose Startup Settings as shown on your screen. Finally click on the option ‘Restart’.

Press F4 for a time. Thus Safe Mode is enabled in your device.

Solution 3

Apart from the previous process, you can also choose this method by using the command. The above steps are quite time-consuming. Instead of that, you can launch msconfig from the Start Screen. To do so at first you need to start System Configuration from the list of options. After that, choose the option “Boot”. After some time you can see a popup notification arises. You must tick the Safe Boot box. Now, select the variation of the safe mode of your choice. Finally, tap on the option OK by clicking on it.


Solution 4

Press and hold down the Windows logo and R key simultaneously on your keyboard to run the Command window. After that, type cmd in the search bar. Then, tap the Ctrl+Shift+Enter key on the keyboard to start an administrator command prompt. Remember that do not tap the Enter or click OK. Because it does not start the command prompt in the administer mode. Now, you need to copy and paste the command as stated below. Also, tap on the Enter key after putting the command.

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy
At the final stage, reboot your device. Press the F8 key to locate the Boot option. Finally, choose the option “Safe Mode” by tapping on it.

Solution 5

By any chance, if the above methods doesn’t solve your glitch then try this method. To do so, first of all, go to the Start option. Then, choose “Advanced Startup” options in Windows 10. By selecting this it will start the entire process. Now, select the option Troubleshoot. Then choose “Troubleshoot” and next “Startup Settings”. After completing the process Restart your device and then press No 4 key for some time.  If you successfully complete the process you will able to turn on Safe Mode.