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How to start the computer in Safe Mode.

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Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: How to start the computer in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn on the computer.
  2. On the SONY screen, press and hold the F8key for 7-10 seconds.


    • The F5key also may be used on some computer models.
    • If a Please Select Boot Device window appears, press the ESC key, then press the F8 key.

    IMPORTANT: If safe mode is being used to troubleshoot an Internet or network connection issue, choose Safe Mode with Networking in the next step.

  3. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode.
  4. Press the ENTERkey.

    NOTE: If a password prompt appears in the Password box, type the password and press the ENTER key.