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Safe Mode

by poppybill / July 7, 2004 1:26 AM PDT

How do i get in safe mode with windows Me.

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Re: Safe Mode
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 7, 2004 3:42 AM PDT
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Poppy,

This should get it done:

Restart the computer, pressing the F8 key once per second, till it loads a selection screen. Use the up and down arrows to select "Safe Mode", press enter, and the computer will load into a safe mode. It looks like a normal screen but with Safe Mode in each of the four corners. When you?re done, restart the machine and it will boot normally.

In addition to Larry's good information, there is a "tip" regarding that subject at the link below. Should the traditional method mentioned above fail to work, there are some additional instructions posted by others also:

How To Start In 'Safe Mode'
http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6121-0.html?forumID=45&threadID=22053&messageID=274875


Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: Safe Mode
by kebabs / July 7, 2004 6:45 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: Safe Mode

Or just tap f5 to go straight to safe mode
without going to selection screen

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