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How can I make external monitor to work on safe mode?

My Machine is now working only on safe mode I'm using windows 7 64-bit pro edition I want my external monitor to work, is there any way doing it? I'm using Lenovo Thinkpad W-530
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Need workaround for starting sound services [closed]

Hello im looking for a workaround to enable the sound drivers in safemode. im using safemode for normal use because starting normally jams programs and causes alot of problems. + if there is a way to ...
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How to start computer in safe mode?

I have an IBM thinkpad and suddenly when i turned it on it came up with an error message saying: \windows\system32\config\system is corrupt or missing. I am trying to start it in safe mode but still ...
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defrag command line in Windows 7

I'm trying to consolidate my system partition volume by running defrag in a command prompt in command line recovery mode. This is the command I'm trying to have executed: defrag C: /X /H /U After I ...
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Safe boot on Windows 8 tablet - touch screen doesn't work

I am having issues with Windows 8 Update. I went into msconfig and turned on safe boot. After restarting, the touch screen no longer responds. How do I get out of safe boot or log in ON A TABLET ...
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Windows will not open processes

I recently I come upon an unexplainable issue concerning my Windows 7 partition. When I woke up Thursday morning and logged into Windows, I discovered that it was acting really slow. It didn't take ...
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Internet connection is slow when in normal mode but works fine in safe mode

When I use Windows 7 in Safe Mode with Networking, my download speed is 16 MB/s. In normal mode it's about 4 MB/s. It is not a virus issue. I use Microsoft security essentials. I think I have ...
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Monitor “out of range” error when entering Windows 7 safe mode

I have a working Windows 7 Professional installation on my computer that seems to be working properly. There are some changes I'd like to make to the system with an administrator account, and my ...
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How do I get Windows Photo Viewer to work in Safe Mode? [duplicate]

I am currently operating my Windows 7 laptop in Safe mode with networking and I cannot get my photo viewer to work. Every time I click on an image I get an error message saying Windows Photo Viewer ...
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Windows 8.1 Boot Issues - Possibly Graphics Driver?

Yesterday I was notified my desktop was going to restart in 15 minutes. So I quickly finished what I was doing and I clicked "Restart and Update." I let it shut down and restart like normal but when ...
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Windows XP suddenly in reboot cycle [closed]

A friend called me up today. Everything was normal yesterday, she browsed with Firefox only and didn't go to any unusual sites. Shut down normally last night. This morning whenever she boots she ...
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Surefire safe mode for Windows 8.x? [duplicate]

I'm having a devil of a time trying to get Windows 8.x into safe mode. From what I've read it seems nigh impossible to do this without doing a jig and catching a leprechaun first. The shift-(mash)F8 ...
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How do I turn off safe mode while it also blocks me from logging in with a domain account?

There is a machine that we log in to with only windows domain user accounts that can be used across different machines on our network. I tried to restart into safe mode using msconfig without ...
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Can't access other drives in Windows 8 recovery/safe mode command prompt

I'm trying to use the recovery (safe mode) feature of Windows 8 to back up my user directory. I've done this by going to Settings > Advanced Startup > Restart now. When it restarts, I select Choose an ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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Administrator account disabled, can't boot into safe mode

I recently obtained a used windows 7 computer. The only visible user had administrator privileges, and its name was that of the previous owner's. I changed the name via User Accounts ► Change your ...
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Recovery Mode will not load

My computer broke over the weekend. I came in and it was on the "setup windows" screen. Now I can't even get safe mode to boot. Stalls on classpnp.sys. All the help for this uses recovery mode. So ...
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How to get into safe mode on windows 8 on boot camp?

I need to get into windows 8 on boot camp. My Windows 8 won't even start. I heard in Windows 8 you cant get into safe mode without a installation dvd. But my mac doesn't come with a dvd drive. How can ...
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Virus that disables keyboard and doesn't allow me to open drives?

I am now typing from a virtual keyboard. Minutes ago I downloaded a program called Downlite, subsequently, my keyboard, both native [notebook] and external. Mouse buttons don't do their jobs, when I ...
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How to boot into Windows 8.1 using safemode? [duplicate]

I changed a setting on my Windows 8.1 PC and now the screen has gone black. Ive tried to get into safe mode using F8 / Shift-F8 but it never gives me safe mode. All the guides on how to get into safe ...
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cannot start Apache service in windows 7 safe mode

My PC has a problem(blue screen etc) and can operate only in safe mode.The problem is that Apache service will NOT start in safe mode.Is there a workaround to it? I have tried numerous times but with ...
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No input upon boot

Firstly, I know many people have this problem, but none of them seem to be the same situation as me. I just installed a new graphics card, and a new power supply. Once I had everything connected, I ...
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My computer turns off right after Windows Loads?

I built a new computer about 2 months ago. 3 days ago the following problem started occuring - When I turn on the computer and Windows loads, instead of letting me put my password, it just turns ...
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What is the most reliable way to get a Windows 8/8.1 computer into Advanced Startup Options menu?

I would like to know what the best way to get a computer running Windows 8 or 8.1 into the light blue Advanced Startup Options menu is. Also list the ways to get into Safe Mode if different from the ...
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Windows 8 wont boot after deleting files in C drive from ubuntu

I have done a very stupid thing. I deleted some folders in the C: drive from ubuntu. In result, I cant boot to windows anymore. It starts the boot animation and then keeps rebooting. I tried ...
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Can't connect to internet in safe mode

I've 512MB RAM, So i thought to boot in safe mode/safe mode with networking. but in windows xp, network cant be connected in safe mode. And so, if u guys have any idea on altering msconfig or ...
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Windows 8 doesn't boot normally, just in safe mode

I had win7, which was working perfectly. I put in a win8 disk, and chose upgrade install option, which instead of resetting the pc, just upgrades from one os to another, without losing data, settings, ...
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How to boot a Sony Vaio E Series running Windows 8 into Safe Mode

Following a bad graphics driver update leaving my screen completely black at boot I had a huge amount of trouble getting into Safe Mode to roll back the driver. First off the problem is that F8 ...
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How do I stop a CHKDSK infinite loop?

I started up my Windows XP box last weekend after it had been off for quiet a while, at least a few months. At first, when I started it up I received a blue screen with no message, and it restarted. I ...
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I can only install drivers in safe mode

Recently, I've ran into a problem regarding the Hamachi network driver which just wouldn't install. I thought it was a hamachi specific problem but turns out I can't install any other driver either, ...
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Put my Windows 8 to start in safe mode now it wont start at all

I've put my W8 Pro x64 to start in safe mode via msconfig so that I could delete a bunch of locked files but now it won't start at all. The W8 boot screen will come up but then the screen will go dark ...
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Windows 7 Safe Mode with networking and full Graphics

I would like to be able to run Windows 7 with networking as well as full graphics. I already have Safe Mode with Networking, Sound but would also like full normal Graphics cheers
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Windows 7 will not boot normally

Windows will not boot normally, or rather will not boot all the way. When it boots it will almost reach the logon screen, getting to where it says "Please wait", then it will flicker back and forth ...
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Laptop keeps restarting unless in safe mode

I am trying to fix a laptop, which is running Windows 8 64-bit , keeps restarting at random intervals, some less than 5 minutes, some longer than 30 minutes unless in Safe mode. My first though was ...
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How to run Windows Photo Viewer in Safe Mode?

How can I get Windows Photo Viewer to run in Safe Mode? I'm running Microsoft Windows 7.
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Can I boot Windows 7 into safe mode with networking AND Sound?

Is it possible to boot into Safe Mode with Networking and Sound? System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 7/13/2013, 11:28:01 Machine name: ANON-PC Operating System: ...
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Why won't my Windows 7 run unless I go into safe mode then hit restart?

I had a problem last week whereby Windows 7 would get stuck on the Welcome screen. I then tried to go into Safe Mode. Everything up to CLASSPNP.SYS would load then the the computer would get stuck ...
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Truecrypt mounts an external harddrive volume on one system, but does not on another

I have an encrypted external hard drive which I'm able to mount on my desktop. However my laptop is in trouble and before handing it over to the lab, I'd like to back it up. Alas, Truecrypt won't ...
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Why does my computer not display a log in box?

I started up my computer as normal, and clicked on my username, I expected the log-in box to appear, but after 10 minutes nothing happens. So I got my other spare computer and searched up the ...
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Manually update Malwarebytes without Internet access

At my work, we use multiple AVs for virus-infested computers. One of the last ones I use is Malwarebytes, and I still love it. In the past, I've been able to boot into Safe Mode with Command Prompt on ...
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Stuck in safe mode with networking - can't access anything as an admin

I was working on a computer running Windows XP SP3 remotely last night and I needed to boot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking and then access it again. I opened up msconfig and configured it ...
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computer won't boot from us nor boot in safe mode

The computer of a friend of ours is infected with the Ukash virus, I've created a bootable HitmanPro USB drive to remove the virus but each time I select an option from the hitman boot options the ...
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Win 7/8 Safemode - Repair your computer

Basically, I have a Dell Laptop which came in with pre-installed Win7. The computer had a built-in recovery media: I could access this by pressing F8 on startup and the boot options menu, where you ...
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Windows XP won't boot, not even in Safe Mode

If I try to start it normally, it will restart without even showing the boot logo. But in safe mode, it stucks while loading the System32\Config\SYSTEM registry hive. I know that usually this means ...
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Windows 7: how do I find the setting for safe mode which was inadvertently set as default; it will not boot up in normal mode

In Windows 7 how do I find the setting to make normal mode my default? The setting for safe mode was inadvertently set to default, and now my computer will not boot up in normal mode.
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WinXP: Can't login. Can't boot at all in safe mode

On my WinXP Laptop I can boot normally to the Welcome Screen but when I try to login it makes the sound it usually does, the screen blinks, and I am back to the welcome screen again. I tried to boot ...
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How to start VMX86 (VMWare Player) in the safe mode

I have a limited RAM, and I want to run 4 ubuntu virtual machines using VMWare player. So, I have started my windows 7 in safe mode to save RAM and am trying to start VMWare Player in safe mode. But ...
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Safe mode boot with no change on screen but ongoing hard disk activity - why?

I have a machine with a dying hard drive - bad sectors are starting to multiply :-( The first sign (24 hours ago) was that it had an unmountable boot volume. At this time, I tried booting to safe ...
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What is the difference between Firefox in Safe-Mode and Firefox with all extensions disabled?

I am using the latest Firefox (17.0.1) on Win XP and during the last couple of weeks I have a problem where as I increase the window's size, the tabs and other window content go blank. If I increase ...
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How do I change Windows 7 to boot normally instead of in safe-mode?

I was not able to boot in safe mode on my Windows 7 PC, so I went into boot manager and checked off boot into safe mode to see if that would fix the issue. Unfortunately it did not, and now my PC ...