Starting Windows 10 in Safe Mode can help you troubleshoot problems and make changes to your system. Here’s how to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode and then exit later:
- Start Windows 10: To start Windows 10 in Safe Mode, you first need to restart your computer. When the Windows logo appears, press the power button and hold down the Shift key until the login screen appears.
- Enter Safe Mode: On the login screen, click the power icon in the bottom right corner, hold down the Shift key, and click on “Restart.” This will restart your computer and open the Advanced Startup Options menu. From the menu, select “Troubleshoot,” then “Advanced Options,” and then “Startup Settings.” Finally, click on “Restart.”
- Choose Safe Mode: After your computer restarts, you’ll be presented with a list of startup options. Use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode” and press Enter.
- Exit Safe Mode: Once you’re in Safe Mode, you can troubleshoot or make changes to your system as needed. To exit Safe Mode, simply restart your computer. Windows will start normally and you’ll be back in your normal operating system.
Note: Keep in mind that in Safe Mode, your computer will run with a minimal set of drivers and services, so some features and functionality may be unavailable.