launch programs in XP Safe Mode via registry

September 26, 2011 at 15:37:28
Specs: Windows XP
So I have a program that logs activity on my work computers. Employees have recently discovered this and started booting in safe mode whenever they check their personal emails or facebook. I have been doing some reading and found that there is a way to launch programs in safe mode through the registry. Every place I found says "If you prefix the value of these keys with an asterisk, *, is will run in Safe Mode" but I have tried over and over with different methods and I cannot get it to work. Does anyone have an example they can show me to send me in the right direction? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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September 26, 2011 at 16:11:03
You cannot launch programmes in safe mode. You can only boot the OS in safe mode and that is done at boot time. Safe mode leaves out a lot of drivers, especially video drives. That is why you get a low resolution screen. The chances are that a lot of programmes will not work in safe mode because the video is to low a resolution..


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September 26, 2011 at 17:27:48
There are a lot of ways to do what you want.

Many of them run a risk of getting fired.

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