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Safe Mode

by HJ / September 30, 2004 4:59 AM PDT

I use Windows 98 and have been trying to put my computer in safe mode in order to run defrag.I looked up how to do this (hold F8 or control while loading) - but it never went into safe mode. I never had a problem with 95 when I ran defrag. Don't understand why I do now. As my computer is getting slower all the time I really want to run it. If possible reply to:
jcgov@yahoo.ca

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Re: Safe Mode
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2004 5:04 AM PDT
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Re: Safe Mode
by HJ / September 30, 2004 6:48 AM PDT
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Sorry, this is where I ended up when I typed out a search for safe mode. I didn't notice until later that I had choises with regard to which program to click on.
What you suggested I check, states that the person gets a stuck key notice. I don't it just boots up as usual. I will switch my question over to Win 98 now. Thanks.

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Re: Safe Mode
by jacq / September 30, 2004 9:13 AM PDT
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When I do this I have to repeatedly tap F8 to bring up safe mode....

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