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  1. Joined : Sep 2016
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    windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #1

    From command prompt can i get to safe mode in windows 10 ?


    I tried firing up my computer and was greeted by "pic 1", so i google'd the file line and discovered it has to do with Webroot security software, perhaps an up gone bad or something.

    after reading on forums for webroot i have to get to safe mode remove the software, reboot and maybe reinstall if i still want to use that software

    So i am able to get to "picture 2" screen and i have tried every option there and it just returns me to "pic 1" a dozen times.

    I am able to get to a command prompt so i am curious is there a way to get to safe mode from the command prompt ?

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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,923
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       18 Sep 2016 #2

    Yes from your command prompt type msconfig Then hit your enter key.
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    Check the box Safe Boot then reboot. You will also have to re-check that box to off, before your next reboot, or it will keep booting you back into Safe Mode.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 12
    windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #3

    Thats what i get when i tried that

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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 20,923
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       18 Sep 2016 #4

    hvphotog said: View Post
    Thats what i get when i tried that

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    Sorry but that command is correct. Sounds like you may have to do a repair install to fix your computer.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums
    This will not delete any of your installed programs or personal files. It only repairs all of the windows system files.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 46
    Windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #5

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Yes from your command prompt type msconfig Then hit your enter key.
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    Check the box Safe Boot then reboot. You will also have to re-check that box to off, before your next reboot, or it will keep booting you back into Safe Mode.
    Is'nt that the screen you get when you run msconfig from the "run" command rather than the "cmd" prompt? maybe wrong
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  6. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 12
    windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #6

    what about removing webroot from the command prompt ?
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  7.    18 Sep 2016 #7

    put it in the run box not command prompt Click image for larger version. 

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  8. Joined : Sep 2016
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    windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #8

    I can not reach the run box
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    put it in the run box not command prompt Click image for larger version. 

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  9.    18 Sep 2016 #9

    in the search box type run and its the top app (Run desktop app)
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  10.    18 Sep 2016 #10

    holding shift and then clicking restart is a much easier way though it seems odd you want to do it the msconfig way??
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