Safe Mode

Forum discussion tagged with Safe Mode.
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    Question Laptop cannot even load into safe mode

    Hi all, Really stuck here and need help. I have an ASUS laptop. Recently performed a windows update, and the next day I was getting a notification from the system saying some drivers were not installed properly and that the computer had to be restarted. But after doing so, my computer now...
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    Question 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...
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    Question Boot Loop. Can't access safe mode.

    If consumers had real rights in the tech industry I would sue the ass cheeks off Microsoft for fraud and faulty products. Third time this has happened- stuck in a boot loop. The only keys that ever do anything are F2 Setup, and F12 Boot Options. Neither of them allow me to use safe mode. Is...
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    Question PC Will not get to desktop: Inconstant freezes on startup

    PC Will not get to desktop: Inconstant freezes on startup, automatic repair/ bios, and safe mode, or no post at all QCode 62 I have just built a new pc from used parts that I collected over the past few months and I am having major problems with getting to windows desktop. Upon turning on the...
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    Question I installed an AIO, now I cannot boot with DOCP turned on.

    Hello, I just upgraded from the stock cooler provided with Ryzen 7 2700x to the H115i Platinum. After doing this I went into bios and set CPU fan to ignore and enable the AIO pump. Saved changes and reset then my system posted into safe mode. I have cleared CMOS and reset all defaults and tried...
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    Question HELP Home invasion possibly a security breach

    HI I woke up to seeing all kinds of dirt under desk wear pc is. Door open. But no items stolen. I have ran a few antimalware scanners and installed avg on my desktop after the advent. I will in a few secs live boot some malware scanners and safe mode scan's. I want to cheek and see if pension...
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    Question Windows 10 May 2019 Update brought back Random Freezing problem with no BSOD

    Hi, The Windows 10 May 2019 update has brought back an issue I previously had around a year ago with a previous Windows 10 update. Randomly the laptop will freeze with no blue screen, requiring a hard reset to get it to restart. No errors show in event viewer and it does not seem to happen in...
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    Question Slow download speeds when not in safe mode, anyone know why?

    So I just got some new fiber internet installed hooked it up to my computer should be getting 600 down and 350 up. But when I tested I was getting about 10 down and 340 up. So I decided to try the speed test while in safe mode and as soon as I did that I got 590 down and 340 up. So I would...
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    Question HD 7990 posts in safe mode

    So i came across a HD 7990 in fb marketplace that the seller claims it Black screens after driver install and it only posts in safe Mode or with one gpu turned off. Could someone know what the issue is? I would like to buy and use it
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    Question Bluescreening when entering safe mode?

    I want to do a clean wipe of my AMD drivers with DDU, however, when entering safe mode after clicking the enter safe mode button, I get a blue screen saying inaccessible boot device. Nothing is wrong with my hard drives, they are perfectly intact. The last time I had this problem it was fixed by...
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    Question It's Jammed!

    I downloaded a few ISOs from to install on my XP VMWare virtual machine because I really wanted to listen to the MIDIs on VGMusic that were made for XG actually in XG. You have heard about the elephant in the room, didn't you? (Sorry if the images are messed up, but they...
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    Question Stuck in Safe mode - no local account password

    I was debugging another issue and decided to use msconfig to set safe mode boot. Normally I login with my fingerprint. Well safe mode is trying to get my local account, which I have no clue what the password is. If it is trying to use the Windows login, that isn't working because safe mode puts...
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    Question stuck on safe mode sign in

    What a blithering idiot I am. So this started off with me wanting to go safe mode to delete a file, so I did what I remembered to go into safe mode, opened msconfig went to the “Boot” section and enabled safe mode. I expected to get right into safe mode, but It sent me to the sign in screen, and...
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    Question 2 RAMs doesn’t work

    Hey, changed some parts in my PC and it won’t boot with 2 RAMs in it. Tried all 4 slots on the motherboard. Corsair 16gb Rams, other specs are Asus z390 I7 9700k 1060 3GB Samsung ssd evo 970 550w be quiet Im all out of ideas. Anyone got a clue? New parts are i7, Z390 and ssd.
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    Question GTX 980 or RX 580?

    I'm helping my son upgrade his gaming PC. I know computers, but not graphics cards. I'm looking at a GTX 980 4GB (not TI) for $130 on offerup here in PDX, as well as a couple of RX 580 8GB units for about the same price. I looked at some benchmark sites and the GTX 980 seems a bit beefier but...
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    Question Problem overclocking with Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

    Hello! I just got this motherboard and tried to overclock my Phenom II x4 955 with it, but it seems to give me an error message that there was a problem with the bios configuration every time i change the clock speeds or voltages and reverts it back to default settings. I tried changing just...
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    Question Displayport to DVI 144hz?

    I've seen many people saying some active adapters work and other saying they don't. Everyone seems to be saying different things so it's hard to find a clear answer. Will I need an 'active' adapter or a normal one? And if so where should I get one from? thanks
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet status

    I checked my Ethernet status and it said Speed: 1.0 gbps Sent: 2 billion + Received: 11 billion + My question is that Sent and Received numbers important or not? Higher numbers means good result? Please help me out. Thank you!
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    Question Graphics card frying PCI E slots?

    So I got an older HP Z210 workstation tower from the property disposition and it has a xeon 3.30 or 3.40ghz processor (not sure) 8gigs of ram and a nvidia quadro 600. well I got it home and realized I dont have a monitor with DVI so I bought a DVI to HDMI adapter online and tried to use it. I...
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    [SOLVED] Need help building a PC.

    I am looking to get a budget PC under $800. I want to be able to play games such as Fortnite or Skyrim, with some decent fps. Any recommendations?