Windows® May Not Start in Safe Mode
What are the causes and symptoms of system not starting in safe mode? How we can fix this issue?
Users prefer to work in safe mode due to many reasons. In a case of virus infection, you can work in Windows safe mode. You can use Safe mode to boot the Windows with the help of minimum set of drivers and services. If a defective program is a cause, you may identify and correct the issue in safe mode. Windows Safe Mode is the mode of booting Windows Operating System for running administrative and diagnostic tasks at the time of installation. Safe Mode can loads only the minimum of software that are necessary for the Operating System to function. This mode is designed to help you to troubleshoot and run diagnostics on the system. Safe Mode is a way to load Windows at the time of a system-critical problem that obstructs with the usual functioning of Windows. After correcting the issue, you can restart the PC and the Windows will load normally.
Following are the causes, symptoms, and tips to resolve the issue of Windows not starting in Safe Mode:
- Tips to resolve
If the Windows system files that are needed to boot the computer gets corrupted or damaged, safe mode may not be able to help you. Some of the recent malware has the ability to delete certain registry keys so that your system can not boot into safe mode. Sometimes, booting to safe mode to use System Configuration Utility may cause the system to become fatal for many users. As the malware can not permit your PC to start into safe mode, you may not be able to uncheck the Safeboot option in System Configuration utility. The users also find difficulty to boot the computer in the safe mode if any of the mass storage drive like SCSI or IDE get damaged or has been inadvertently removed. The similar issue may arise if Ntoskrnl.exe or Hal.dll file is spoiled or destroyed. Sometimes, an application replaces system files that are significant to the operation of Windows.
If you can not boot Windows in safe mode, you may face a lot of problems. You can not start the Windows at the time of malware infection. The safe mode helps you to carry out diagnostics in the computer. This mode is helps the computer in crucial situations. So, the users can fix many issues if the system boots in safe mode.
If the corrupted system files is the cause for the Windows not starting in safe mode, you can solve this issue by using Recovery Console. Using the command console, you can replace or rename a damaged driver and stop or enable a service. If the command console also fails, then you have to restore the computer to a certain date. You can also run a full system scan using a strong antivirus software.
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