Sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose a problem with your PC. While it might not be something system-breaking, it’s important to find the root of an issue before it becomes a major problem. One of the best ways to diagnose an issue with your computer is by logging in using Safe Mode. In this blog post we’ll touch on when you should use Safe Mode to your computer’s benefit.
In its most basic form, Safe Mode lets you boot up your PC in a limited fashion. Only critical drivers and files will be activated, allowing for only a barebones boot that can help you isolate and diagnose issues with your computer. For example, the issue becomes apparent outside of Safe Mode, but it doesn’t happen during Safe Mode. This means that it’s likely not a critical driver and is something additional that you’ve installed.
There are two different ways to access Safe Mode. The first is right when you reboot the computer. The other is one that includes other network drivers and devices, which has more functionality.
Follow the below instructions to implement Safe Mode on startup.
From the Start Menu…
From the Sign-in Screen…
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