Using Windows® XP® Safe Mode with Networking
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Safe mode is a special type of execution mode that can be used to troubleshoot issues in the computer. The safe mode allows you to reset some settings or disable add-ons that might be the source of the issue. The safe mode is also called as debugging startup mode where all added extensions can be disabled. The safe mode with networking shows the addition of hardware support for the computer systems wired and wireless network adapters. With the help of this mode, you could access the Internet or your local network freely and it will help to find the performance of the network connection. The addition of network hardware support in this mode means that several other services must be started, including the DNS and DHCP. The safe mode with networking helps you to troubleshoot and fix the network related issues in the computer.
Following lines explains about the safe mode with networking option in Windows XP and discuss the components and use of the option:
- Starting in safe mode with networking
- NV4_DISP.dll blue screen error
- Helps to troubleshoot boot failure
Starting in safe mode with networking
If you need to find the networking problems, you need to enter safe mode with networking. If your Internet is non-responsive or will not get on the Internet in regular/normal, then you must enter safe mode with networking. In order to do this, you need to press F8 key when your Windows XP computer turns on. After entered into advanced boot option, you need to select safe mode with networking. Then you can start the troubleshooting in safe mode with networking.
NV4_DISP.dll blue screen error
You might get this error while playing games on your Windows XP computer. This error is actually caused by the graphics driver. In order to resolve the issue, you need to start the computer in safe mode with networking. This mode is created by Microsoft to stop any drivers which might be causing a problem. After start the computer in safe mode with networking, you need to go to the control panel and remove the driver from the computer.
The safe mode with networking will help you to troubleshoot boot failure in the Windows XP computer. When this issue occurs, you will not be able to access the Operating system. In order to resolve the issue, you must start the computer in safe mode with networking to troubleshoot boot failure caused by device drivers and registry. Then you can resolve the issue with the help of safe mode with networking.
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