Can't Access Safe Mode When Booting

  tankerman 09:08 13 Apr 05
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Got a problem trying to access safe mode ..... when I hit F8 as the PC boots there is no WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU instead I get a BOOT MENU prompting selection of a BOOT FIRST DEVICE. Irrespective of the selection made the PC will then continue to boot into Win XP (Home Edition / SP2).

PC will boot into safe mode when run from configuration utility. Any ideas how I can get to WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU during boot?

Thanks

  Yoda Knight 11:09 13 Apr 05

mine does that to, when I exit that menu and press F8 immeadiatly I then get the menu for safe mode

  tankerman 12:18 13 Apr 05

Thanks Yoda Knight ..... lo and behold there is the ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU! It was one of the few occasions that I hadn't tried pressing F8!

Ta.

  Yoda Knight 12:32 13 Apr 05

Glad to have helped

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