Since its introduction, the fad F8 Key method of starting Windows Computer to Safe Mode is no longer available within Windows 10. We have provided below alternative methods for starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode.
Start Windows 10 in Safe Mode
When you launch Windows 10 in Safe Mode Your computer is able to start with only the essential applications and services.
This lets you isolate and pinpoint drivers or programs that may be causing issues in your system.
There are a variety of ways to boot Windows 10 Computer in Safe Mode. You can choose any option that is suitable for your situation.
1. Enable Safe Mode Using System Configuration app
The most efficient method to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode is to make use of the System Configuration app.
1. Right-click on the Start button, then click Run.
2. On Run Command Window enter msconfig, then select OK.
3. On the next screen select the tab for Boot, choose Safe Boot with Minimal option and click OK.
4. On the pop-up that pops up, click”Restart” to open the pop-up. Restart option.
If your computer restarts you will see it in Safe Mode with a Dark background and you will notice”Safe Mode, “Safe Mode” on all four sides of your display.
2. Boot into Safe Mode Using Shift + Restart
You can turn on Secure Mode on your PC right at the login screen without having to sign in into Your Users Account.
1.Press and Hold Down the Shift Key on the keyboard of your Computer and then click Restart.
2. Continue holding the Shift key until you can see the computer restarting.
3. When your computer is restarted, you will be presented with a “Choose an option” screen. Select”Troubleshoot”. Troubleshoot option.
4. On the Troubleshoot screen, choose Advanced Options.
5. On the next screen, you can click the Startup Settings.
6. On Startup Settings Screen, select the Restart button.
7. On the next screen, you’ll find a myriad choices Startup options. Hit the F4 Key to put your PC with Safe Mode.
As you can see from the above picture it is possible to start your computer in Safe Mode by using Safe Mode and Networking using the Command Prompt using F5 and the F6 keys.
3. Reboot into Safe Mode using Recovery Drive
If your computer isn’t working, you’ll require an Windows Recovery Drive to Boot your PC in Safe Mode.
However, it is possible to create an Windows 10 Recovery Drive using a different PC running the Windows 10 operating system.
1. Insert Windows 10 USB Recovery Drive into your PC and restart it.
2. After the computer is booted up from Recovery Drive You will be asked to choose the layout of your keyboard.
3. On the next screen, you will see the Troubleshoot option.
4. Navigate to Advanced Options > Startup Settings, and then click the Restart button.
5. After your computer restarts Press the F4 key to open Windows 10 in Safe Mode.