If you are using Windows 8 or 8.1, you should be aware that the old methods of booting in safe mode no longer work now. What we hear is the use of the F8 or Shift + F8 keys during boot. These methods no longer work because the boot process has become very fast. Likewise, for Windows 10, these methods are not part of the boot in safe mode. There are different ways of boot into Windows 10-free mode. We've compiled 4 ways you can do a boot in Windows 10 security mode. Windows 10 security mode only load the important services and drivers needed to run.
How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode
Use the System Configuration Tool ( msconfig.exe ):
Most Windows users know the tool msconfig.exe. It exists many ways to launch SystemConfiguration in Windows 10 in using RunWindow .
- Press simultaneously Windows + R on the keyboard and then writemsconfig in the empty text field and press OK or Enter. The other way to open the configuration is to use Cortana. Type the system configuration into the Cortana search box, once found, click open the System Configuration Tool application.
- Once you have the system configuration, you need to switch to the Boot tab and the Boots option, you need to select Safe Boot, then click OK.
- Windows 10 will appear asking if you want to restart the device for the new settings to have an effect, if you think you have more work, you have to select Exit without rebooting or you can click on Restart now and your device will start in safe mode on Windows 10 .
Combination of Shift + Restart buttons:
Another simple way by which you can perform a boot in Windows 10 security mode is using the buttons Shift + Restart.
- Open the menu Dmarrer and click on the button of food
- Now, hold the Shift key press and click Redmarrer . The buttonsShift + Restartcan also be viewed from the connection screen.
- Once finished, Windows 10 will be redmarr and you ask to choose an option from a list, you must select Troubleshoot .
- In the guts Troubleshoot , you must selectAdvanced.
- Slectionnez Settings of starting in the options screen advances.
- Windows 10 will ask you to reboot the device to change the boot options and enable the safe mode. You must click Restart.
- Once the Windows 10 is restarted, you can select the boot option that you want to activate, you will get three different options by selecting what you can access to the mode without fail.
- You have to press the F4 button to activate the mode without fail , F5 for the mode without fail with the network and F6 in case you want SafeMode with CommandPrompt .
Starting in safe mode from a recovery drive:
A Windows 10 security mode can also be used the help of RecoveryDrive . The USB drive can be created with the help of a RecoveryDrive application .
- After you have made a USB recovery drive, you can use it to start Windows 10. Once it prompts you to load the content, load it.
- You have to choose a layout for your keyboard on the first screen, you can select the one you want, but if you do not see your keyboard layout, click on See more keyboard layouts , you can now select one from the list.
- That much done, you have to select Troubleshoot in L' Choose an option .
- After that, you must perform the steps indicated in the second method in order to start inmode without fail .
Use F8 or Shift + 8 (this method will not work if you use UEFI, SSD and BIOS):
If you have used Windows 7, you know that you can press F8 before Windows can load, and you can open the window Advanced Boot Options and select Start Windows 7 in mode without fail.
There are websites that advise you to press Shift + F8 before Windows starts loading so you can switch to recovery mode and then start in mode without fail . Although the command is correct for Windows 10, press the buttons Shift + F8 does not seem to work.
You will never be able to disrupt the boot procedure with the keys if you have a fast SSD and a fast system with the UEFI BIOS. However, older systems with conventional BIOS without SSD will function permanently if you press the F8 and Shift keys.