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9 Ways on How to Boot in Safe Mode Windows 8

Ways on How to Boot in Safe Mode Windows 8

Are you overwhelmed by booting into safe mode on Windows 8? Indeed, Windows 8 is designed differently from Windows 7. So, even if you try to press F8 and Shift +, this doesn’t work at all. Boot on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 is very fast so you will not have time to press a button on your keyboard. Here are some ways on How to Boot in Safe Mode Windows 8.

Boot Into Safe Mode Windows 8

In this article, we will tell you how to boot Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to safe mode. Read on our article, hope your problem is complete.

1. Shift + Restart if using Windows 8

This method works on Windows 8 and 8.1 even if you cannot enter the user account. On the Sign in screen, press and hold SHIFT, while pressing shift, press the power button and then restart.

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Next, Windows will ask you for the choice between Troubleshoot and continue. Choose Troubleshoot!

Also look: Windows 10 Back up Restore

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After that, you are faced with several options, reset your PC, Refresh your PC and Advanced options. Select Advanced options!

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Then, in the Advanced options option, several options appear, here you have to select “Startup Settings”.

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Now, the screen appears telling you that Windows will restart and will change some boot options. It is also activated the safe mode. Click Restart!

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After your PC reboots, it displays 9 different start-up settings, and among them allows you to enter a safe mode, like the following:

Safe Mode – You can press 4 or the F4 key on your keyboard
Safe Mode with Networking – press the 5 or the F5 key on your keyboard
Safe Mode with Command Prompt – press the 6 or the F6 key on your keyboard.

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2. Normal Interrupt Boot Process for 3 Times in Windows 8 or 8.1

There is another way to boot Windows 8 to a safe mode. This is done when windows fails repeatedly (three times) in the normal boot process. You can force Windows 8 to do this with its normal boot interrupt 3 times over. You must stop your PC while booting. Of course, this is done by pressing the reset button on the CPU or the power button. If you press the power button, you have to press for about 5 seconds to turn off the PC.

On the fourth time your PC boots, automatically Windows will go to “Automatic Repair” mode, and you will see the message “Preparing Automatic Repair.”

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Wait a minute, then Windows will make repairs automatically and an automatic repair screen will appear. At this time, press or click on “Advanced options”.

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Then, after opening a new screen, click or tap “Troubleshoot.”

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The next step that you must take is Go to “Advanced options -> Startup Settings -> Restart.” Once you see Startup Settings screen, press the 4 or the F4 key on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode, press 5 or F5 to enter “Safe Mode with Networking,” or press 6 or F6 if you choose the method of booting into safe mode via ” Safe Mode with Command Prompt.”

3. Boot in Safe Mode Through the Windows 8 installation media and the Command Prompt

The next way is by using Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 bootable media such as DVD or USB memory. You can use this media to boot on Windows 8 into safe mode. When Windows 8 installs the start wizard, select “language and keyboard” and press “Next“.

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Next, on the screen that appears, click or press on “repair your computer“, located in the lower left corner.

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On the screen “choose an option” click “Troubleshoot.”

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Next, on the “Troubleshoot” screen, click or tap on “Advanced options“.

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Click or tap Command Prompt.

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This action makes Command Prompt an administrator. Then in the command prompt, enter or write the following command: bcdedit/set {default} minimal safeboot. Then press Enter on your keyboard, the command prompt will display “The operation completed successfully.”

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Close Command Prompt, now Windows 8 will bring you back to “Choose an option“. Click Continue.

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Now the PC will reboot, it will automatically enter Safe Mode.

Note: This method is usually successful but Windows 8.1 will always enter “safe mode” every time you start. To prevent booting every time you log in to Windows 8.1, you must do: Not Command Prompt and enter this command: bcdedit/deletevalue {default} safeboot.