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I'm having a hard time getting into safe mode with this motherboard. When I hit F8 during boot, it displays the boot devices. There is no option for safe mode. This is an Asus board by the way. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Just hit F8 early, select your boot device, and continue to hit F8 to get to the Windows boot menu from which you can select safe mode. You can also time the F8s just right between the BIOS doing it's thing during start up and Windows getting going. Depending on how quickly the system boots, the timing can be very tricky, but it does not hurt anything at all to go into the boot menu first. This is common to all of the Asus boards I have used in the last few years.
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Ahh that worked perfectly. Thank you!
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That's definitely good to know.
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or... you could just turn off the comp while windows loads and turn it back on and voila you got the boot menu
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