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Suppress Safe Mode Warning Message (Windows 95/98/Me)

Enabling this setting suppresses the safe mode warning message when booting up, and bypasses the Startup menu.

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

Set the value to '1' to ignore the Safe mode warning or '0' to run normally.

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

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Last modified: May 14, 2002