PC automatically starts in Safe mode [TECHNICIAN FIX]

by Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
Troubleshooting Expert
Passionate about all elements related to Windows and combined with his innate curiosity, Ivan has delved deep into understanding this operating system, with a specialization in drivers and... read more
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pc automatically starts in safe mode

Some Windows users have complained that their Windows PC automatically starts in the Safe mode instead of the normal mode. At one point or another, we may need to boot up our PC in safe mode, either to fix corruption or resolve a system crash issue. However, what happens when the PC automatically starts in safe mode and does that every time you restart it?

One user described the problem on the Microsoft Answers forum:

My computer always start up in safe mode. I tried pressing F8 before logo appear and choose WINDOWS START NORMALLY but still it’s in SAFE MODE. I can’t use some of the features and can’t install updates. Please help.

Fix the problem at hand by following our instructions below.

Why does my PC always start in Safe mode?

1. Check System Configuration

  1. Click on Start > Run. (Alternatively, Press Windows + R keys).
  2. In the Run box, type msconfig to bring up the System Configuration window.system configuration run pc automatically starts in safe mode
  3. In the System Configuration window, navigate to the Boot tab.
  4. If selected, uncheck the Safe boot tick box.safe boot disable pc automatically starts in safe mode
  5. Click Apply and then OK.
  6. Restart your computer.

2. Use Command Prompt

  1. Right-click on the Start button and then click on Command Prompt (Admin).run cmd as admin pc automatically starts in safe mode
  2. In the command prompt window, type bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot and then hit the enter key.bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot pc automatically starts in safe mode
  3. Afterward, restart your computer.
  4. Launch your web browser and navigate to windowsreport.com.

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3. Restart with Shift Key

  1. Click on the Start icon > Power button icon > hold down the Shift Key on your keyboard and then click on Restart.restart the system PC automatically boot in Safe mode
  2. On the next display, click on the Troubleshoot.
  3. Now, click on Advanced options > Startup Settings > click on Restart.
  4. This will reboot your PC with various startup options. Hit the Enter key to exit the Safe Mode.


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