[Windows10]Starting PC in Safe Mode from “Windows Setting” ~ Useful method when PC operation is unstable《1/2》

By | October 30, 2017
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Safe mode in Windows means that you can start your PC in a minimal system environment with limited Windows functions such as files and drivers, or switch to safe mode booting if a normal OS boot fails, refers to the startup mode of Windows Diagnostics to solve Windows problems.

Some devices or applications are not available in safe mode because they are Windows environments that start the OS with minimal functionality in safe mode.

Also, the resolution of the display is low, and the number of colors displayed is limited, and the original image may not be displayed properly.

There are several ways to boot into safe mode. When the Windows OS starts normally, it is possible to start up in safe mode in the following way.

《Method 1》 Activate from normal “setting”

▼ First, Click 1 Start > 2Windows Settings

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▼ Next, click 1Update & security” in the “Windows Settings“.

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▼ In “Update & security“, click 1Recoverytab, and then click the 2Restart now button in the Advanced Startup Options section on the right.

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▼ The message, Please wait is displayed. Wait a moment.

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▼ ”Choose an option” is displayed. 1Click “Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options”.

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▼ ”Troubleshoot” is displayed. 1Click Advanced Options. Depending on the PC environment or Windows version, the option screen may differ.

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▼ The “Startup Settings” is displayed. Click the 1Restart button.

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▼ In the “Startup Settings“, select 14)Enable Safe Mode, pressing F4 on the keyboard.

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▼ The PC will restart.

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▼ The sign-in screen is displayed. Enter your password and sign in.

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Safe Mode screen

▼ Unlike a normal Windows desktop screens, the background is black in the Safe Mode. Because it is the minimum necessary environment setting, some devices etc. are turned off.

For example, since automatic access to the Internet is disabled, manual setting is necessary, some functions of the application are disabled, problems of Windows security measures occur, various inconveniences than normal .

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▼ “Safe mode” is displayed in the four corners of the desktop screen at the top, bottom, left, and right.

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▼ The build number of Windows 10 is displayed in the center of the upper part of the desktop screen.

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▼ Neither 1Network nor 2Audio services are provided as shown below.

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Exit safe mode

▼ As shown below, 1Right-click Start Button, and then click 2Shut down or sign out > Restart or Shut down. Windows will restart in normal mode.

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