Tips to boot into Safe mode in Windows 8

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Tips to boot into Safe mode in Windows 8

In windows 7 if you want to boot into safe mode we simply press F8 key while windows are starting up but if you do it in windows 8 nothing will happen. That option is no longer available in windows 8. Don’t worry, follow this guide to activate safe mode.

  • Run command prompt as administrator
  • Type “bcdedit /enum /v” in command prompt and note down the identifier
  • Enter your identifier with this command “bcdcedit /copy { Identifier} /d "desired name for this new entry"”
  • Now open your msconfig window and select boot.
  • The name of the new entry will appear there please select it
  • Check safe boot check box and save it
  • Restart your pc so you can go to safe mode
  • Make the other entry default so you can boot to normal mode after that
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