Safe Mode is a diagnostic mode which loads a set of drives and processes sufficient to run Windows. It enables users to find the root cause of hardware and software related issues to apply the required fixes. Although Windows 8 includes relatively easy to use, automated system repair utilities like System Refresh and System Restore
, along with Automatic System Repair to resolve a wide range of Windows boot issues, it doesn’t include Safe Mode option.
Windows Safe Mode is used for logging into Windows in a secure environment when there is a system-critical problem which interferes with the normal functioning of the operating system. Safe Mode serves as perhaps the last line of defense to fix system issues before you have to resort to a wipe and load installation. For this reason, Windows Safe Mode sometimes is targeted by malware to disable it from functioning. If your system is badly infected and you fail to boot from Safe Mode, then it becomes quite difficult to fix critical system issues. SMFixer
or Safe Mode Fixer
is an application which can rescue you in case your computers Safe Mode becomes unresponsive.
Internet Explorer 9 has a complete overhaul but like other browsers, it is also prone to crashes. Most of the crashes takes place due to add-ons. Users who are facing constant crashes might want to start IE 9 in safe mode (add-ons disabled). There are three ways in which you can start IE9 in safe mode.
If your Outlook 2010 is crashing due to a culprit add-in, then the only possible way is to start it in safe mode and remove the add-in. Apart from add-ins, there could be hundreds of other reasons why your Outlook is crashing. In all cases you will need to start Outlook 2010 in safe mode.
If you have installed a theme or extension that has made your Firefox unstable you don’t need to reinstall the browser over and over again to solve the problem. You can run the Firefox in safe mode and uninstall anything that is causing your browser unstable. Basically when you run Firefox in safe mode it does not load themes, extensions, or customized codes, therefore making your Firefox stable. Read More
Did your browser become unstable due to a recent installation of some add-on? Sometimes when we install an add-on, it may become the root cause of crashing or slowing down of the web browser. In this situation it is better to use your browser without the add-ons. By doing this you can find out if the problem and fix it easily, or just simply remove the add-on that was causing the problem. If you are a security freak like me, you can run your browser without add-ons while making online transactions because any 3rd party add-ons could be tracking your activity. Read More