Infracore LLC Blog

Know Your Tech: Safe Mode

Know Your Tech: Safe Mode

If you are trying to identify a specific issue with your PC, it can be difficult to do so due to the fact that there are so many moving parts in an operating system. Still, you want a secure way to find the problem and diagnose it. Thankfully, Safe Mode allows you to take a look at your computer in its most basic form to see what the root of the issue is.

What Safe Mode Does
Chances are that your business’ computers have a lot of extra drivers and features on them that make things a little more difficult for your organization. When you boot up a device in Safe Mode, you make it much easier to diagnose problems since you’re booting it up in its bare minimum state. If the issue persists even in Safe Mode, for example, you know that it’s a problem with the core functions of your PC, whereas the opposite means that it’s a more specific issue with something you’ve installed.

There are two major ways that you can access Safe Mode on your PC. The first is the one that we just outlined. The other can include your network drivers and devices, but this sometimes isn’t what you are looking to do.

Follow these directions to implement Safe Mode on startup.

From the Start Menu:

  • Select the Start button in the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Select Settings (the gear icon)
  • Click on Update & Security
  • Go to Recover in the left-hand column
  • Go to Advanced Startup and select Restart Now
  • When the device restarts, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Startup > Settings > Restart
  • Upon startup, hit F4 or the number 4 for Safe Mode. Hit F5 or the number 5 for Safe Mode with Networking

From the Sign-in Screen:

  • Restart your PC. Hold down the Shift key while you’re selecting Restart.
  • When the device restarts, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Startup > Settings > Restart
  • Upon startup, hit F4 or the number 4 for Safe Mode. Hit F5 or the number 5 for Safe Mode with Networking

Have you found this tip helpful? Subscribe to our blog for more great technology tips and tricks.

5G is Still Going to Take A While
Cryptomining is Inspiring Cybercrime


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Thursday, December 13 2018

Captcha Image

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Privacy Best Practices Cloud Network Security Google Business computing Microsoft Hosted Solutions Malware Hackers Software Data Innovation Internet User Tips Business Hardware Backup Tech Term Smartphones Windows 10 Browser Data Backup Business Continuity Email Mobile Devices Android Computer VoIP IT Services Outsourced IT Managed IT Services Business Management Small Business Alert Cloud Computing Workplace Tips Productivity Data Recovery Communications Smartphone Efficiency Ransomware Computers Chrome Disaster Recovery Miscellaneous Office Managed IT Services Artificial Intelligence Law Enforcement Cybercrime Communication Network Router Telephone Systems Social Media Windows 10 How To Collaboration Cybersecurity Office 365 Password Applications Facebook Virtualization Windows IT Support Productivity Money Internet of Things Passwords Server App Spam Holiday Social Engineering Gadgets Google Drive Quick Tips Saving Money Upgrade Word Information Work/Life Balance Health Bring Your Own Device BDR Managed Service Vulnerability Save Money IT Support Private Cloud Microsoft Office Data Protection Hacking Voice over Internet Protocol Keyboard Wi-Fi Mobile Device Management Two-factor Authentication Automation Scam Data Breach Phishing Connectivity Apps Mobile Device Data Security HaaS Office Tips Telephony Entertainment Windows 7 Comparison Virtual Assistant USB Value Settings Firewall Networking Website CES Managed Service Provider Remote Computing Government BYOD Sports Employer-Employee Relationship Flexibility Telephone System Data Storage Content Management Charger Patch Management Public Cloud Software as a Service OneNote Legal Redundancy Business Intelligence Mobility Automobile IT Management Spam Blocking Blockchain Avoiding Downtime Cleaning Update Worker Identity Theft Infrastructure End of Support Encryption Data Management IT Plan Big Data Operating System Computer Care History Servers Marketing Paperless Office VPN Unsupported Software Electronic Medical Records Human Resources Remote Monitoring Samsung Bandwidth Google Docs PDF Battery Managed IT Training Fraud Television Business Mangement Advertising Machine Learning How to Bing FENG Computer Accessories Accountants Conferencing Software Tips Wire Printer Leadership Staff Worker Commute Cast Cortana Relocation Thought Leadership User Error Unified Threat Management Outlook Enterprise Content Management Education Botnet Vendor Management Amazon Authentication Emergency Public Computer Gmail YouTube Black Market Help Desk Skype Bluetooth Telecommuting Monitor MSP Emails Mouse Solid State Drive Flash Save Time Specifications Troubleshooting Loyalty Google Apps Scalability Mobile Computing Frequently Asked Questions Smart Technology Current Events Password Management Computing Infrastructure Meetings Travel Amazon Web Services Nanotechnology Recovery Recycling Start Menu Remote Work Practices File Sharing Workers Humor Addiction Internet Exlporer Wireless Smart Office Administrator Audit Digital Signature SaaS Camera Excel Two Factor Authentication Knowledge NIST Experience Online Shopping Smart Tech Files eWaste Hybrid Cloud Shortcuts Tools Risk Management Hosted Computing Data storage Best Practice Augmented Reality IT solutions Physical Security Cache Document Management Microchip Computer Fan Sync Hiring/Firing Millennials Information Technology Tip of the week Network Congestion Multi-Factor Security HIPAA Techology Cryptocurrency Users Data loss Music Evernote Transportation Safety WiFi Criminal Apple Downtime Politics Rootkit Credit Cards Inventory Remote Worker Content Books Assessment Password Manager Internet exploMicrosoft Search Search Engine The Internet of Things Employer Employee Relationship Workforce webinar Wireless Internet Instant Messaging Warranty Windows 10s Windows Server 2008 IT Consultant Trending Safe Mode Virtual Reality Screen Mirroring Wearable Technology Wireless Charging Devices HBO Benefits iPhone HVAC Root Cause Analysis Access Control Video Games Wiring Audiobook Congratulations Twitter Company Culture Webinar Compliance Managing Stress CrashOverride Regulation Printers Thank You

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Recent Comments

Phillip Bond A Checklist of 40 Microsoft Software Titles Reaching End of Life/Extended Support in July 2016
11 December 2018
A checklist of the components is done for the widening of the elements. The scope of the check list ...
Erickson Ferry Tip of the Week: Useful Shortcuts for Google
30 November 2018
Your blog was too good. I was exceptionally satisfied to discover this site. I needed to thank you f...
Alex Ling Would Your Users be Tricked by Social Engineering?
27 November 2018
I came to know about the user that was tricked by the users in this community this was all on social...
Daniel Mcmahon Ancient Greek Computer in Serious Need of Firmware Update
23 November 2018
Computers which are imported from the Greek now want to update the all software that is firmware tra...
Cameran Moon Download the Wrong App and Have More Than Pokémon Fever Infect Your Device
22 November 2018
Infra core was the heart of IT they told us that if we download a wrong application it will infect o...