Windows 8 -  How to enter [Safe Mode]?



Windows 8 -  How to enter [Safe Mode]?

From Windows 8, you will not able to enter [Safe Mode] by pressing "F8" when you boot the system.

There are two methods to enter [Safe Mode].

You can find how to enter [Safe Mode] while in the normal status.

If you can't enter the system, you can find the method from the other FAQ as below. 

How can I enter [Safe Mode] when I can't enter the system of Windows 8? 


1. Click [Settings].


2. Click "Change PC settings".



3. Click "General" -> Select "Advanced startup" -> Click "Restart now". 


If the operating system is "Windows 8.1", please click "Update and recovery", then select [Advanced startup].

4. Click "Troubleshoot".



5. Click "Advanced options".



6. Click "Startup Settings".



7. Click "Restart".


8. Enter the proper mode by using the numeric key or function key F1~F9.

You can enter [Safe Mode] from the 3 options.

(4) Enable Safe Mode

(5) Enable      Safe Mode with Networking

(6) Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt


9. If you select (4)Enable Safe Mode, you will see the display as below.



If you want to press [F8] to enter [Safe Mode] when booting the system, please follow the method below.

1. Enter "CMD" in the search bar then you can find [Command Prompt].

2. Click right button of the mouse and select [Run as administrator].


3. Please enter "Bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes".

ps. If you want to disable the feature, please change "yes" to "no".


4. You can enter [Safe Mode] by pressing [F8] when booting the system.