Windows 10: Starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Discus and support Starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Symptom: Pressing F8 repeatedly while Windows is starting no longer works. Workaround: To workaround this problem: 1. Click Start->Power, and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by PilotRain942054, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. Starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode


    Symptom:


    Pressing F8 repeatedly while Windows is starting no longer works.



    Workaround:


    To workaround this problem:


    1. Click Start->Power, and then click Restart while holding down SHIFT.

    2. Click Troubleshoot->Advanced options->Start-up Settings->Restart.

    3. Press a number to access Safe Mode.



    More Information:


    By design, Windows 10 is designed to have quicker start-ups, which means that pressing F8 repeatedly while it starts no longer works. However, because of the newest graphical user interface design for Windows Recovery Environment, you will be unable to start your computer in Safe Mode until you follow the workaround shown above.

    :)
     
    PilotRain942054, Sep 4, 2019
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  2. dalchina Win User

    Unable to Start in Safe Mode Win10


    I understand that as repeating the basic problem. Is that what you mean? I can't tell you why- some sort of corruption- hence all the steps I'm suggesting. Please try each in turn.

    The first are to check for basic forms of corruption and so proceed onwards in order.
     
    dalchina, Sep 4, 2019
    #2
  3. Akheel Ahmed, Sep 4, 2019
    #3
  4. Starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode

    Password not accepted in Safe mode

    Hi,

    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.

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    Please get back with more information, we will be glad to help you further.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, Sep 4, 2019
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