Windows 7 stuck in safe mode

August 23, 2012 at 02:06:31
Specs: Windows 7, 2.00 GB
i put my computer in safe mode now it won't come out of it hit f8 at start and change to start reg and it starts in safe mode there was nothing wrong when i put it in safe mode my girlfriend was the one that did this help me out

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#1
August 23, 2012 at 15:33:06
Does it say Safe Mode in the 4 corners of the screen?

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#2
August 23, 2012 at 15:40:38
"it won't come out of it hit f8"

Safest thing to do first, is backup all your important stuff, including your emails & address book.
Boot from the Windows 7 install DVD and enter Repair Computer, then go to command prompt.
Type bcdedit to see the options available.
Now type:
bcdedit /deletevalue safeboot & press > Enter
Restart, you should be able to boot into normal mode.


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#3
August 23, 2012 at 18:04:13
Typically you run msconfig, check off "Start in Normal Mode", Apply and restart the machine. That should be it.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#4
August 24, 2012 at 00:03:37
If you boot into Safe Mode using msconfig, Windows 7 cannot get out of it without unchecking Safe Mode option in msconfig. Therefore, do as Fingers instructed.

If you boot into Safe Mode using F8 method, this should not happen.

CoolGuy


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#5
August 30, 2012 at 10:27:09
Hi,

If your computer automatically starts in safe mode only without prompting, a problem with your computer might be preventing windows from starting normally. Before we proceed with the troubleshooting steps, please let me know the System model of your computer.

Meanwhile you could perform the below mentioned steps which could fix the issue:

• In case it’s a laptop, remove the battery and charger/AC adapter/power cord from your notebook, press and hold the power button for 20 seconds to discharge any residual current inside the laptop. This clears RAM and is resets the hardware. Restart your computer. In case you are using desktop, press and hold the power button for 20 seconds after disconnecting any 3rd party peripherals connected to your desktop.

• Try restoring system setup (BIOS) to factory defaults.

• Check settings in msconfig to ensure that the system starts in normal mode.
A) Open the Start Menu.
B) Click on Start> Search, in the text box, type “msconfig” and press “Enter”.
C) Click on the “General” tab.
E) Select “Normal startup”.
F) Click on “OK” and restart the computer.

The computer will now start Windows in normal mode after you logon.
If not, then make sure that “Safe boot” is unchecked and check “Make all boot settings permanent” and then click “OK” (these settings will only stay checked until OK or Apply is checked). You can still make changes to Msconfig later if you want despite the warning

If you think the cause of the problem might be a recently installed program or device and if issue still persists then try doing System Restore. By doing system restore, you will lose your data so I would recommend you to back up your data first before doing System Restore.

Please feel free to contact for further clarifications.

Thanks & Regards
Debbie B
#iworkfordell


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#6
August 30, 2012 at 17:56:05
@Dell.... " By doing system restore, you will lose your data so I would recommend you to back up your data first before doing System Restore."
WRONG.....Again.
Note: That system Restore does NOT have any effect on personal files. It ONLY restores System files and the registry. ONLY a FACTORY RESTORE does this by wiping the hard drive and returning it to the state that it was shipped from the factory.
PLEASE get your facts straight. Visit Microsoft's Windows 7 site and search for System Restore and read up on it.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#7
August 31, 2012 at 11:18:58
@Dell..why do you want to give the same wrong info in multiple threads...Help others by giving right info...http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-7/stuck-in-safe-mode/13446.html

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