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Michael Higham

a year ago

Restarting your PC to Safe Mode or Recovery Options

To get access to Safe Mode or recovery options, you can create a batch file to restart your PC to advanced start-up settings. Here's how: 1. Start Notepad; click Start, type "notepad" (without the quotation marks), and then click Notepad in a list of results. 2. Type the following: @echo off bcdedit /set {current} onetimeadvancedoptions yes shutdown -r -t 00 3. On the File menu, click Save. 4. In the navigation pane, click Desktop. 5. In the Save as type drop-down arrow, click All Files. 6. In the File name box, type "Start-up settings.bat" (without the quotation marks) and click Save. 7. Close Notepad. Now, whenever you need to access Safe Mode or other start-up options, right-click Start-up settings on the Desktop and click Run as administrator. Safe Mode is useful for fixing problems that keep your PC from starting Windows correctly.

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