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Starting Windows In Safe Mode, Xp Home Edition


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#1 cottage

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 10:28 AM

Hi guys,

This is my first post.

I have been reading through tutorial 61 (Starting Windows In Safe Mode) as I am having a problem accessing Safe Mode via F8.

The problem I am having with the tutorial is understanding the fifth paragraph on page 7, the one that starts:- Once the file is renamed, you can then......... The part of the paragraph I don't understand is the line:- "When you get back to normal Windows mode, you can then rename C:\Boot.ini.bac to C:\Boot.ini" How do I input that command when I am back in normal Windows mode?

I would be most grateful if someone could clarify this for me.

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#2 nigglesnush85

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 12:25 PM

Hello cottage and welcome.

Could you provide a link to the tutorial?

Without reading the tutorial its difficult to comment on. But from what you have posted I would imagine it is referring to right clicking the file in question and then selecting the rename option.
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Posted 06 July 2008 - 12:46 PM

Is this the link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

You can rename the file by using Windows Explorer to navigate to it and right click on it to rename it.
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