Windows 10: Is Safe Mode Broken?

Discus and support Is Safe Mode Broken? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Is anyone else able to confirm that safe mode is broken? Whichever method you prefer, navigate to the screens below. First is the screen before you... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dprout, May 30, 2021.

  1. dprout Win User

    Is Safe Mode Broken?

    Is anyone else able to confirm that safe mode is broken? Whichever method you prefer, navigate to the screens below. First is the screen before you actually select anything and it just initiates a restart and the second is where you actually select safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode command prompt, etc. So after restart is the safe mode selection screen there and can you select an option? I note my bcd efi file has a date modified of 4/30 which is when KB4023057 was installed. My second screen doesnt launch. Any ideas?

    dprout, May 30, 2021

  2. Password not accepted in Safe mode


    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community forum.

    Have you tried all the above steps suggested by Sangeeta Sarkar on September 13, 2015.

    I would suggest you to provide some information to help you better.

    • Are you trying to login the Microsoft account or the Local account in safe mode?
    • Did you try with only safe mode or safe mode with networking?
    • What is the critical error you are getting?

    If you are using Windows 10. To go to safe mode you have to follow the below steps.

    If you are able to go to login screen in normal mode try the below steps to go to safe mode with networking.

    • At the login screen click on the power symbol.

    • Hold SHIFT + Click Restart.

    • After restarting your system, select the Troubleshoot option.

    • Select advanced options under
      Troubleshoot screen.

    • Click on Startup Settings.

    • Click Restart and follow the onscreen steps to go to
      Safe Mode with networking and check if you are able to login.

    Please get back with more information, we will be glad to help you further.
    Sachin Venkatesh, May 30, 2021
  3. Boot into Safe Mode on Windows 10  

    I am stuck in Safe Mode in spite of following all the suggested steps to go back to Normal Startup - Like opening file location of msconfig.exe & running as Administrator. The computer I am trying to get out of safe mode has just been updated from Windows 7.
    GreatWhiteNorth, May 30, 2021
  4. Xylee Del Win User

    Is Safe Mode Broken?

    Stuck in safe mode in windows 10

    Safe mode is intended to help fix most, if not all problems within an operating system, it's not good if we got stuck on it. To correct this, we suggest that you follow the steps below to exit out of Safe mode:

    • Open Run command by pressing Windows key + R
      keys on the keyboard and type msconfig in the command box and press
    • Under General tab, put a check on Normal Startup option.
    • Reboot the system and check if the changes are effective.

    Let us know if you are able to exit out of Safe mode with these steps.
    Xylee Del, May 30, 2021

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