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Force Computer to Boot in Safe Mode (Windows 95/98/Me)

This setting when enabled forces your computer to always boot in Safe Mode.

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Add a new value of 'BootSafe=' to MSDOS.SYS.

Set the value to '1' to always boot in Safe mode or '0' to run normally.

Registry Settings
Value Name: BootSafe
Value Data: (1=enabled)

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Last modified: June 27, 2002