Windows 10: How the hell do I boot into Safe Mode? Argh!

  1.    09 Dec 2016 #1

    How the hell do I boot into Safe Mode? Argh!


    Computer is blue screening with either a DPC Watchdog or a Driver Power State error before I get to a desktop to do anything. This rules our msconfig, shift+restart, or anything else that has to be done from within Windows.

    F8 doesn't seem to work anymore as that does nothing either.

    I've rebooted about 10 times and am not getting the "Windows didn't start, do you want to do troubleshooting" menu at boot. How the hell do I get this stupid thing to boot into Safe Mode so I can start figuring out what the problem is?
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 18,988
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       09 Dec 2016 #2

    Hello Kelemvir,

    The tutorial below can provide a few options for how to boot into Safe Mode that may help.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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