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Safe mode

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#1 bondi699


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Posted 14 October 2009 - 12:14 PM

Windows XP Professional
I used msconfig to enter safe mode
My comp began the restart in safe mode.
Until it asked for username and password

When I type in my password It no longer accepts it.
I've tried administrator with blank password and just pressing enter.
I've also tried other variations

Now I can't get passed this screen - if I reboot - it always reboots in safe mode and blocks me at the log in.

I have also tried the F8 - using last working restart and normal restart - but it always defaults to starting up in safe mode and now I am locked out of my computer.
How do I cancel the boot to safe mode so that it will reboot as normal.
Ps I'm not asking for password work around just a away to make the PC boot normally.

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#2 Budapest


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Posted 18 October 2009 - 04:39 PM

See this tutorial:


Scroll down to the section: "Problems that can occur by forcing Safe Mode using the System Configuration Utility"
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

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