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Can't get windows to boot to safe mode, tried all three safe mode options but system just restatrts to the start up options page. If i select Normal then it starts fine. I want to do a complete check in safe mode.
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Can't get windows to boot to safe mode, tried all three safe mode options but system just restatrts to the start up options page. If i select Normal then it starts fine. I want to do a complete check in safe mode.

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What three options are you referring to??

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Safe Mode
Safe Mode with networking
Safe mode with command prompt

I recently tried going to msconfig and set the "boot.ini" options to "safeboot". When I did that the computer looks like it is starting windows, I get a very brief blue screen and it it restarts the cycle. The blue screen is just a flash. not long enough to read anything.
I had to restore a ghost image to get back to some point of mormalcy.
Thanks

Edited by gremlinjohn2000, 18 May 2005 - 04:25 PM.

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So what happens when you try one of the options??

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It goes thrugh the list of items it's loading and then restarts the computer and displays the start up options again
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