How to start Windows 10 in safe mode

Booting Windows 10 in safe mode can solve many issues with your computer since Windows will boot just in its basic core and you can safely maintain it, find a solution for issues, etc.

Before, entering safe mode was easy and pretty straightforward, during Windows evolution, entering safe mode was somewhat complicated and not being made so directly like once it was but do not worry. Starting Windows in safe mode today is even maybe easier than it was before, it is just not so obvious as it once was.

In this article, we will go through several ways how you can boot up Windows in safe mode in order to solve whatever issue is troubling you.

  1. Start safe mode from settings

    Open Settings by pressing the ⊞ WINDOWS + I or by just clicking on the Start button and clicking Settings.
    Go to Update & Security, then Recovery.
    In Advanced startup, click Restart now.
    Once your PC reboots, click Troubleshoot, then Advanced options. Select Startup Settings then Restart.

  2. Go to safe screen from Sign-in screen

    Click the Shift on your keyboard while clicking on the Power button on the bottom right corner of the screen.
    Once your PC restarts, click on Troubleshoot, then Advanced options.
    Select Startup Settings then Restart.
    After the reboot, select or the F4 on your keyboard to run in Safe Mode. If you choose to use Safe Mode with Networking, select or F5.

  3. Start Windows recovery Environment

    Go to the Windows Recovery Environment by doing the following steps:
    Press on the power button to turn off your device.
    Press on the button again to turn it on.
    Once Windows starts, press the power button again for 10 seconds to turn it off. Then press it on again.
    Upon the reboot, hold on to the power button for 10 seconds to turn it off, then turn it on again.
    Because you’ve repeatedly turned on and off your PC, you will be redirected to Windows Recovery Environment.
    On the pop-up window, click on Troubleshoot, then Advanced options. Select Startup Settings, then Restart.
    After the reboot, select or the F4 on your keyboard to run in Safe Mode. If you choose to use Safe Mode with Networking, select or F5.

  4. Hold SHIFT while pressing RESTART on the start menu

    On the Windows 10 sign-in screen, hold on the SHIFT on your keyboard.
    While pressing on the key, click on the Power button, then choose Restart on the pop-up menu.
    Once your PC restarts, click on Troubleshoot, then Advanced options.
    Select Startup Settings then Restart.
    After the reboot, select or the F4 on your keyboard to run in Safe Mode. If you choose to use Safe Mode with Networking, select or F5

  5. Boot from installation media and choose it in the command prompt

    Create a Windows 10 bootable installation media on any external storage media.
    Once you do this step, wait for the installation to load.
    Select your preferred language and click on Next.
    Click on Repair your computer at the bottom left of the menu.
    Click on Troubleshoot, then Advanced options.
    Select Command Prompt – Use the Command Prompt for advanced troubleshooting options.
    Type in the following command on the prompt: bcdedit /set {default} safeboot minimal
    Hit Enter and wait for it to tell you that “The operation completed successfully”.
    Exit Command Prompt and click on Continue.

  6. Use system configuration tool

    In the Search bar, type in msconfig.
    Select the Boot tab and under the Boot options, put a check beside Safe boot.
    Click OK.
    Reboot PC

  7. Press SHIFT + F8

    Press SHIFT + F8 when turning on Windows.
    This redirects you to Advanced Boot Options Window, then choose to run Windows on Safe Mode

There you have it, 7 different ways to enter safe mode in Windows 10, we hope that any of these tips proved helpful and that you managed to enter the safe mode and fix your Windows issues.

Congratulations, you have just learned how to easily enter safe mode in Windows 10 all by yourself. If you would like to read more helpful articles and tips about various software and hardware visit errortools.com daily.

Now that’s how you enter safe mode in Windows 10 on a computer. On the other hand, if your computer is going through some system-related issues that have to get fixed, there is a one-click solution known as Restoro you could check out to resolve them.

This program is a useful tool that could repair corrupted registries and optimize your PC’s overall performance. Aside from that, it also cleans out your computer for any junk or corrupted files that help you eliminate any unwanted files from your system. This is basically a solution that’s within your grasp with just a click. It’s easy to use as it is user-friendly. For a complete set of instructions in downloading and using it, refer to the steps below

Perform a full system scan using Restoro. To do so, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download and install Restoro from the official site.
  2. Once the installation process is completed, run Restoro to perform a full system scan.
    restoro application screen
  3. After the scan is completed click the “Start Repair” button.
    restoro application screen
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