How to boot Windows 10, 8, 7 into safe mode [5 Easy Methods] [2020]

Safe mode is one type of Microsoft Windows operating system that allows working only essential programs of the window. It is one of the systems which provides power to your window and protects your Microsoft Windows OS. Every OS has safe mode. 

Every person wants to apply a safe mode on our window. Commonly, every person presses the “F8” key or “Shift+F8” keys in safe mode on our PC window. No doubt, on Microsoft Windows 10, you see by pressing above keys, safe mode is on. But it can’t work as long. It doesn’t mean Microsoft Windows 10 does not provide our user the facility of safe mode. It provides a facility of safe mode. The only difference is that to use safe mode a person needs to follow some other procedures. 

But some people do not know what procedures he follows in safe mode. Don’t worry. Here, in detail, some procedures are explained with the help of a person who can use the feature of Microsoft Windows 10, i.e. Safe mode as long as possible. These procedures are explained as follows:

Press “shift+Restart” on the Window 10 sign-in screen

If you can’t sign in on Microsoft Windows 10 then to login and use safe mode follow below steps: 

  • A login option to window 10 shows on the screen when you power off your PC. Click on the link and wait to restart your PC. 
  • After restarting your PC, the window asks you some options. Click on the troubleshoot.  
  • A dialogue box appears, go to advanced options. 
  • Click on “See more recovery options.” 
  • Click on the startup screen. 
  • A restart option shows on the screen click on that to restart your PC. 
  • Select a boot option that you want. When you select safe mode, three option appears: 

Standard safe mode- Press F4, Safe mode with networking- Press F5 or Safe mode with command prompt- Press F6. 

Now you can log in Microsoft Windows 10 and use features safe mode as long as possible. 

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Boot from a Microsft Windows flash USB recovery drive

You can create a USB recovery drive. When you create a USB recovery drive after that, you are able to use safe mode as long. To boot the window just follow below steps: 

  • Open layout of the keyboard. 
  • Click on “See more keyboard layout.” 
  • Choose one layout which you want. 
  • Click on the troubleshoot.  
  • A dialogue box appears, go to advanced options. 
  • Click on “See more recovery options.” 
  • Click on the startup screen. 
  • A restart option shows on the screen click on that to restart your PC. 
  • Select a boot option that you want. When you select safe mode, three option appears: 

Standard safe mode- Press F4, Safe mode with networking- Press F5 or Safe mode with command prompt- Press F6. 

Now you are able to login Microsoft Windows 10, and use features safe mode as long as possible. 

Use the system configuration tool to enable safe mode

To use safe mode on your PC, you are able to use the system’s configuration tool to enable safe mode. It is one of the easiest methods. Users know this by its file name, which is called msconfig.exe. To use this method, follow the below steps: 

  • Click on the search option in the taskbar. 
  • Type Configuration tool or system. 
  • Click on the shortcut of the configuration system. 
  • A dialogue box appears on the screen, click on the boot tab. 
  • Click on safe mode. 
  • Click OK. 
  • Restart your PC. 

Now you are able to login Microsoft Windows 10, and use features safe mode as long as possible. 

Use settings app to access the recovery option and start safe mode

By setting the app, you can also use safe mode. It is one of the other methods. To use this method, follow the below steps: 

  • Go to settings. 
  • Open security. 
  • Update the security section. 
  • On the left side of the screen, click on the recovery. 
  • On the right side of the screen, click on the advanced startup section. 
  • Click on restart.  
  • After restarting your PC, the window asks you some options. Click on the troubleshoot.  
  • A dialogue box appears, go to advanced options. 
  • Click on “See more recovery options”. 
  • Click on the startup screen. 
  • A restart option shows on the screen click on that to restart your PC. 
  • Select a boot option that you want. When you select safe mode, three option appears: 

Standard safe mode- Press F4, Safe mode with networking- Press F5 or Safe mode with command prompt- Press F6. 

Now you are able to login Microsoft Windows 10 and use features safe mode as long as possible.

Shift+ F8 keypress together

If you have the latest operating system and have the latest version of your PC only then this method works. It is a very simple method. It is the latest method to keep safe mode on your PC. To use this method, you just need to follow the below steps: 

  • Press and hold “shift+F8” keys together. 
  • A dialogue box appears on the screen, in this click on simply safe mode to use it. 
  • Click on OK. 

Now you are able to login Microsoft Windows 10, and use features safe mode as long as possible.

Which method prefers from the above methods for boot into safe mode? 

You can use any of the above methods. All the methods are easy to use and understand. Maybe because of your low operating Windows system, the last method did not work. But if you have the latest operating system, then you can by using the last method, able to boot into safe mode. In another case, by the above methods, except for the last method, you are able to use safe mode as long as possible. 

Conclusion: 

Safe mode is a system which boots your window. There are various methods to boot into safe mode. All the methods are easy to use and understand. A user has a great opportunity to use any method and apply it to our Windows OS and get the benefit of safe mode.

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