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Anonymous
March 18, 2005 11:49:02 AM

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after re-installing xp pro i can not boot in safe mode
when i hit f8 it goes straight to setup and then to xp

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Anonymous
March 18, 2005 9:39:28 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Some machines use F8 to get into the BIOS. This makes it difficult to use
the F8 key to boot into the Windows Safe Mode. Instead of trying to hit the
F8 key just right you can make some settings with the System Configuration
Utility (msconfig.exe).

Here's how to do just that...

Using the System Configuration Tool Method
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtu...

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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:BC99506A-031B-493C-AB4D-54922C9F8F4F@microsoft.com,
ben48 <ben48@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> after re-installing xp pro i can not boot in safe mode
> when i hit f8 it goes straight to setup and then to xp
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