safe mode

In computingbooting is the process of starting a computer. … After it is switched on, a computer’s central processing unit (CPU) has no software in its main memory, so some process must load software into memory before it can be executed.

Booting is the process of restarting a computer or its operating system software. … Booting is of two types :1. Cold booting: When the computer is started after having been switched off. 2. Warm booting: When the operating system alone is restarted after a system crash or freeze.

The term “Booting” refers to the process in which your computer runs a set of instruction when the power is switched ON. This process loads the Operating System into the computer main memory. Once after this has been done, you can able to see the windows desktop and run applications.

What happens during booting?

Booting is what happens when a computer starts. … When you boot a computer, your processor looks for instructions in system ROM (the BIOS) and executes them. They normally ‘wake up’ peripheral equipment and search for the boot device. The boot device either loads the operating system or gets it from someplace else.

Why do many applications ask for a reboot after a successful installation?

This happens when you install some major applications. These applications require some services and the files to run in the background for the applications to run. But last time when you booted your system, Operating System is unaware of the application and not started the required services or the files in the background.

So, in order to run those services required by the applications, a Reboot is required so that the operating system to load the file and to start the services.


Safe mode is a diagnostic mode of a computer operating system (OS). It can also refer to a mode of operation by application software. Safe mode is intended to help fix most, if not all problems within an operating system. It is also widely used for removing rogue security software.


How do I start Windows 10 in Safe Mode?

To access the Boot Manager of your system, please press the key combination Ctrl + F8 during the startup process. Select the desired Safe Mode to start your PC.

With computers that start quickly or which are equipped with a fast SSD, it may be difficult to hit Ctrl + F8 at exactly the right time to catch the dialog. Therefore it might take several attempts to access the Boot Manager this way.

Alternatively, Safe Mode can also be launched directly from Windows or via the Windows System Configuration Utility described in the following video or in the text below.

Start Safe Mode directly from Windows

  1. Click the Windows-button → Power.
  2. Hold down the shift key and click Restart.
  3. Click the option Troubleshoot and then Advanced options.

  4. Go to “Advanced options” and click Start-up Settings.

  5. Under “Start-up Settings” click Restart.

  6. Various boot options are displayed.The relevant options for booting in Safe Mode are numbers, 4,5, or 6.
    Select an option by pressing one of the numbers or function keys F4, F5 or F6

    windows8_1_enable-safe-mode_startup-settings.jpg4) Enable Safe Mode
    In this mode, the operating system is started with the bare minimum of installed drivers and only the main Windows functions are used.

    5) Enable Safe Mode with Networking
    In this mode, the network drivers are also started.

    6) Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt
    In this mode, the operating system is started in text mode. This mode requires knowledge of computer commands and is, therefore, more suitable for professional users.
  7. Windows 10 starts in Safe Mode.

You can tell you’re in Safe Mode as the words Safe Mode are displayed in the four corners of the screen.

To start windows 10 in safe mode also right click on the windows icon,type msconfig a window will appear,click on boot,then click on safe boot and it will boot in safe mode.

To go back to normal boot do the process again and click on normal boot it will come to normal.

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