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Mike_
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.

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PeterT
Posts: 867
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: How to boot safe mode?

Mike,

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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ernestcook
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-17-2013

Re: How to boot safe mode?

no buttons have the word asist on them on this model

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davechronister
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-15-2014

Re: How to boot safe mode?

Peter,

 

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.

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