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Emerging Star
Posts: 91
Registered: ‎02-27-2013
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How to boot safe mode?

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How to boot safe mode? I m trying but not been able to.

Posts: 868
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: How to boot safe mode?


1) Turn off the PC
2) Press the assist Button
3) Select Recovery
4) Select Advance
5) Select Command Prompt
6) Enter the following command : "bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy"
7) Restart the PC and tap on the F8 key
8) The legacy menu appears. Select Safe Mode

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Peter Tat
Tuning Up
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-17-2013

Re: How to boot safe mode?

no buttons have the word asist on them on this model

Tuning Up
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-15-2014

Re: How to boot safe mode?



Your instructions for acessing the legacy menu is great, I can easily access the menu tapping the F8 button during bootup.  I am having a problem with the laptop actualy booting into safe mode.  I have a vaio SVT laptop with windows 8.  After selectin Safe Modle with COmmand Prompt, the system boots up normally, I am trying to get rid of the Mandiant virus and all instructions tell me to boot into Safe Mode.