Safe mode

  donmar 16:26 01 Mar 05

I am unable to get safe mode because when I select it all I get is a screen full of windows messages and then the computer freezes and I have to power down.
Does anyone know how to fix this please?


  rawprawn 16:30 01 Mar 05

Are you sure you have left it long enough ? safe mode can take a while to load.

  Chezdez 16:32 01 Mar 05

does yor normal windows load up OK?

  donmar 17:04 01 Mar 05

Thanks guys,I found the answer in the forums.Now I have a new problem.
I can get into safe mode but it won't reboot normally.Keeps going back into safe mode again.HELP!!
I have XP Home.

  Jaymz87 17:06 01 Mar 05

Try pressing F8 as your computer boots up, you probably did this to get into safe mode originally, but now if you press it, you'll get the option to "Start Windows Normally". Select that, and it should boot normally.

I don't know why it's going straight into safe mode in the first place tho.

  donmar 21:22 01 Mar 05

Thank you all very much.All sorted now.


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