Starting Windows in “Safe Mode”

Follow the instructions below to boot your computer in Safe Mode. In safe mode only a limited number of services and drivers are running. If one of these processes are causing a problem they can be Safely removed while in safe mode.

  • Shut down your computer
  • Turn the computer back on and as soon as it starts hit F8 every second until you get to the Windows Advanced Options Menu.
  • Choose Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking using the up and down arrows.
  • Choose your operating system.
  • You will get to a login screen. Make sure you login as yourself and not as the Administrator if you are an administrative user.