Need to know how to boot Windows 7 into safe mode. Is this the same as all the other versions since Win95 - by hitting the F8 key during boot, or is the ONLY way into safemode by MSConfig and choosing the startup option of safe boot?

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Last updated October 10, 2019 Views 219,974 Applies to:
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You're welcome.   Microsoft has documented the effect of pressing F8 before Windows starts on the Advanced startup options (including safe mode) web page.  I hope that will convince the doubters!  It describes these options:

   Repair Your Computer
 
   Safe Mode
   Safe Mode with Networking
   Safe Mode with Command Prompt
 
   Enable Boot Logging
   Enable low-resolution video (640x480)
   Last Known Good Configuration (advanced)
   Directly Services Restore Mode
   Debugging Mode
   Disable automatic restart on system failure
   Disable Driver Signature Enforcement

   Start Windows Normally
Steve Winograd

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