How do i restore from safe mode Tags: Laptops Safe Mode Virus Dell System Restore Windows XP Last response: January 16, 2010 12:25 PM in Windows XP Share Trena January 15, 2010 5:00:59 PM I have a virus on my dell laptop and I tried to go into safe mode and do a system restore, but having problems... Someone help please Trena More about : restore safe mode sadiek January 15, 2010 5:43:15 PM To start System Restore using the Command prompt, follow these steps: 1 Restart your computer, and then press and hold F8 during the initial startup to start your computer in safe mode with a Command prompt. 2 Use the arrow keys to select the Safe mode with a Command prompt option. 3 If you are prompted to select an operating system, use the arrow keys to select the appropriate operating system for your computer, and then press ENTER. 4 Log on as an administrator or with an account that has administrator credentials. At the command prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe, and then press ENTER. 5 Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to a functional state. m 0 l aford10 a b D Laptop January 16, 2010 2:26:38 AM Boot into safe mode with networking. Download, install, and update malwarebytes. Do a full system scan. http://www.malwarebytes.org/ This is one of the best available programs, and it's free. In addition to Malwarebytes, I like Avira. It's also free, has live updates, and internet security. http://www.avira.com/en/download/index.php m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer masterpat46 January 16, 2010 12:25:48 PM go start menu in safe mode go to run or serach type (msconfig) then go to startup on tab at top of box and look at list and you will find your viris remove it and reboot normally m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Black screen of death on login; task manager, safe mode, sys restore don't work Forum My computer is only working in safe mode. This all started after i did a system restore because my pc was stuck on the windows Forum Win7 keeps restarting, startup repair and system restore fails, runs in safe mode Forum Virus blocking safe mode, system restore and antiviral software Forum Mouse only works in safe mode after system restore Forum Unable to go next system restore when login through safe mode Forum Comp only works after system restore in safe mode Forum Solvedhow to get out of safe mode windows 7 Forum Solvedhow to boot into normal mode. safe mode crash Forum System Restore in Safe Mode Forum System Restore under Safe Mode Forum SolvedHow to get out of safe mode in Windows 8 using command prompt Forum Solvedhow can I get to command prompt in win 7 without safe mode or a reset disc using just my keyboard Forum SolvedWin7Pro-64 on MacBookPro will only boot in safe mode, how to solve? Forum Solvedhow to go into safe mode on ps3 using a usb keyboard Forum how can i go in safe mode without keyboard Forum How to use safe mode command prompt windows 8 without start up Forum How do I get my computer to open in normal mode? It opens in safe mode. Forum How to turn off image spacing in safe mode? Forum How to access safe mode in windows 8? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !