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whats the different between safe mode and the normal windows??

if i am having problem with booting up windows than can i go into safe mode and fix it??
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Windows safe mode is a Mode of entering windows ..it is differnt from normal login because in safe mode it only loads up the bare essentials to load up windows and is used for diagnostics.
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whats the different between safe mode and the normal windows??

if i am having problem with booting up windows than can i go into safe mode and fix it??
Safe Mode doesn't load any drivers or programs so its a nice diagnostic tool to fix a dodgy driver, bad virus, etc.
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Yeah and to add to that... If you cant get into safe mode, you are having some serious problems and will probably need to reinstall.
    
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I can't say this enough... Run a repair before you reinstall. Boot from the CD then hit Enter (not R) at the first screen, hit F8 to accept, now hit R if the option is given -- if not then delete the partitions (if you've backed up or don't have anything you need there) and continue with the install.

This usually works and is a lot less hassle than a clean install.
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Certainly. But repairs wont fix problems with anything that is not directly related to window system files.
    
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