Safe Mode

Forum discussion tagged with Safe Mode.
  1. SonicoCRO

    Question Windows wont boot after installing Intel HD graphics Drivers

    Components: MBO: Asrock Z77 Extreme 3 (newest UEFI installed) CPU: Intel i7 2600 running at stock settings SSD: Kingston A400 240 GB RAM: 2 sticks of G Skill F3-14900CL9-4GBSR Display: Dell U2312H connected over VGA Power supply: Seasonic 750W Gold+ OS: Windows 10 Educational 64bit No GPU...
  2. K

    Question CPU Usage at 100% Even in Safe Mode

    So about a few days ago I began noticing some lag on my PC if I had just a few things open. Things like Discord audio lagging, FPS drops in games, Chrome becoming unresponsive. I never have that much open on my CPU, so I checked task manager for a solution. I found that I was using 100% of my...
  3. Datboimarcellus

    Question ASUS PRIME Z490-A keeps posted into safe mode

    Everything was reseted to default, firmware updated, cmos rested and has new OS windows 10, Specs: I9-10809k 2070 super 2 × 16 ram Need help please
  4. EvolvedAstronaut

    [SOLVED] Windows only starts in Safe Mode because of GPU

    My brother was playing apex legends on his computer and then the whole pc shutdown, and when it rebooted it sent him to the windows autorepair blue screen. It said it might be fixed if he restarts so he tried a couple times and still on that screen. PC SPECS: MSI Radeon R9 270X AMD FX6300...
  5. A

    [SOLVED] Made a mistake opening a program in Safe Mode, can't revert it

    So the new patch for Modern Warfare has some stability issues on PC - full game crashes will happen, and upon reopening it'll give you a pop up that says something like "This program didn't start properly last time. Would you like to start in safe mode?" I selected yes, just to see what would...
  6. R

    Question Win 8.1 pro catch-22 - unable to activate while trapped in safe mode

    Recently replacing a failing hard drive required that I put Win 8.1 pro in safe mode to successfully copy files off the failing data drive (the system drive is OK/untouched.) But swapping the data drive apparently (???) triggered de-activation of the OS (I've previously replaced many...
  7. iamjudebot

    [SOLVED] No mouse and keyboard during windows startup but works fine in bios

    Okay so i know there are numerous posts about this before but in my case disabling driver signature enforcement doesn’t work and I’ve already tried every possible usb config combination in bios which in my asus A320M is only legacy usb support, XHCI hand-off, usb mas storage driver support, and...
  8. mark520fay35

    Question Ryzen 5 3600 Boot looping after CPU upgrade

    Hi. Before I start, here are my specs: Ryzen 5 2600 (Upgrading to 3600) Asrock phantom gaming 4 x570 G.skill sniper X 8gb (only 8gb for breadboarding) Samsung 860 Evo 500gb Recently, I decided to upgrade my current 2600 processor to a ryzen 5 3600 processor. But after switching to the new...
  9. Question Blue Screen - thread stuck in device driver

    Hi, I had a buddy bring over his Lenovo Laptop for me to fix. He upgraded to Windows 10 Pro and I think he then pirated it. He kept on getting blue screens with error code thread stuck in device driver. I told him to bring it over and got working. I was able to log into windows for a couple of...
  10. A

    Question Laptop Freezes after couple minutes of use, but works ok on Safe Mode

    So I have this Acer Laptop, you could use it for like 5-10 mins and screen goes dark for just a split second and comeback and everything is frozen, no key nothing works. And when I listen to the hard drive I can hear a repetitive sound like its stuck, and trying to access something. But if I put...
  11. T

    Question GPU CRASH, Black Screen, Fans running high, Safe mode runs fine.

    [specs below] Hi there, Been having a problem where whenever I try to load up my computer the graphics card crashs, the screen goes black and the fans go on high speed. This first happened while playing a game, then it'd get progressively worse on restart to the point where I couldn't get to...
  12. Robbe1889

    Question How to troubleshoot Windows 10 won't boot?

    Yesterday I built a new PC. All went well, Windows installed, drivers, software... In the meantime the pc has been rebooted several times without any problems. After a driver update/installation windows doesn't want to boot anymore. The logo of my mobo comes on and the windows dots keep...
  13. F

    Question "The system has POSTed in safe mode"

    hi, i posted this question a couple months back but then got really busy with work so i wasn't able to follow up on it and it eventually disappeared in the depths of the forum. I still have the same problem so I'm back again trying to find help with it. Once every other day i'll go to turn on my...
  14. D

    Question Upgraded CPU, boots in safe mode but freezes in regular

    Hello, I upgraded my i3-8100 to an i5-9600k and have gotten a problem. When I start my PC, it begins to load, but after 1-2 minutes, the PC freezes and I have to restart again. However, when I boot in Safe Mode, everything works fine. I've already tried reinstalling the CPU to no avail. What...
  15. BenX41

    Question PC doesn’t respond to clicking on any icons, whole computer runs extremely slow from sign in and effectively doesn’t work.

    As stated in the title my PC is effectively busted, I’m not sure if it’s a virus or not but I know I do have corrupted files: I booted the PC in safe mode (everything runs fine in this mode so far) and ran a ‘Sfc /Scan now’ which told me it had found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of...
  16. F

    Question Pc displays "the system POSTed in safe mode" for no reason

    Hey, i recently had my mainboard replaced since my old one caused my pc to crash at random times. That problem doesn't occur anymore but since then i sometimes face a different problem when i boot up my pc. Once every two weeks or so i'll go to turn on my pc as usual and it starts like it...
  17. N

    [SOLVED] BSOD Out Of Sleep Mode?

    I've been dealing with this problem ever since I built my PC, about 7 months ago. It's like I'm playing Russian roulette every time I put my PC to sleep, but I'm almost positive that's what's causing the issue (I just don't know how I can check or fix it). Basically sometimes after booting up...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] Help! Msconfig is ruining my life

    My pc was showing only 2 cores even tho i have 4 cores on my i5 4460 cpu, so I unchecked the number of processors in msconfig advanced boot since i read that some people fixed it like that, and now im getting blue screen, EVEN IN SAFE MODE... i tried running msconfig from cmd, cant find the...
  19. HardAsARockie

    [SOLVED] Failed to boot. Failed to repair. Mouse & keyboard unresponsive. Please help.

    Hello, I recently upgraded my PC. When I boot into Windows 7, it says Windows is unable to start. It crashes, I get a quick blue screen, and it sends me to repair windows. When I repair windows, it fails. When I try to checkout other options, I am unable to due to my mouse and keyboard being...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] Factory reset killed my laptop

    Hello everyone, So I've had this laptop (Asus Zenbook UX430U) for about 2 years, rarely using it for the past 1,5 years. I'm starting a new project with it so I wanted to give it a factory reset to get rid of anything I won't need. So that's what I did but when I powered it on afterwards it...