Windows 10: Re-starting in Safe Mode-Won't take Password Solved

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  1.    07 May 2018 #121

    Did as you instructed and looked in Device Manager and there is NO yellow exclamation points there, at all. This is the best thing that's happened to me since, since I learned to breath. Yea It's that great to me.
    What's the next thing I need to do?
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  2. Posts : 9,021
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       07 May 2018 #122

    Enjoy it. Not sure how you use this device.

    As you've seen this is a straight forward process and as you don't have a lot of software to re-install you can clean install when ever it gets really cranky. MS will reactivate without the product code being keyed back in.

    Normally I would load all my software, install printers, scanners and then take an image. I would use this image to restore thereby saving some time.

    Backup and Restore with Macrium Reflect

    Tomorrow is patch Tuesday (second Tuesday of the month) so you will want to check for updates late afternoon. Hopefully this will address some glitchy stuff in V1803.

    Load your data back on at some point. Maybe even keep a copy on your other device, HDD's are not forever.

    Oh,, not sure if you went with a local account or a Microsoft account. If a local account I always enable a second admin account on device just so I have another way into machine without having to enable elevated Administrator account. (Although you've done that, been there.)


    Ken
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  3.    07 May 2018 #123

    I am pretty happy for it being a Monday. I will follow your suggestions with making an image after I have everything back installed. You are right, I really don't keep much on here it's used to get movies and surf. Can not believe the mileage I've gotten from this on-sale, 2011 Toshiba. Best not to question.
    Like I said Thanks seems pretty empty for all the help I've gotten. I've got the site in my bookmarks and you can be sure it's my go to when things take a turn and I'll be spreading the word of amazing abilities of this site. I'll be back if I need help with anything...Thank You Everyone..(Ken & TrustMe)
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