Safe Mode would not start up in Windows® 7
Read the following paragraphs to know more about the different reasons due to which Safe Mode would not start up on Windows 7 and the methods to fix the problems
The 'Safe Mode' is an option that comes with all Windows operating systems. With this option, only few drivers and registry settings are loaded. Booting your Windows 7 operating system in Safe Mode helps you to uninstall programs which cause troubles and the programs that you have difficulties in installing in Normal mode. If you want to use the Windows Installer in Safe Mode, you will need to create a separate registry entry to allow the use of Windows Installer so that you can install or uninstall applications or programs. Chances are that you could face some issues in booting your Windows 7 computer in Safe Mode. The issues are mainly software based and could be fixed easily.
Different reasons due to which Safe Mode would not start up on Windows 7 and the methods to fix the problems are:
- Start up issues in Safe Mode
- Check and fix the virus issues
- Check and fix OS trouble
Start up issues in Safe Mode
When you try to reboot your computer to boot it in Safe Mode, you may not be able to do so. This happens if you are having some software related trouble in your computer. Your computer might have got infected with some critical malware infections that are creating issues for you to boot your computer in Safe Mode. This could also happen if some of your critical operating system files have got missed or corrupted. You may not face any trouble in booting in Normal mode though.
Check and fix the virus issues
Check if you have the issues while booting to Safe Mode due to virus threats. If you find to have viruses in your computer, you will need to fix malware threats in your computer first. For this, you need to update your antivirus program and scan and fix all malware issues you have. If you haven't installed a licensed antivirus software, you can get one installed and fix the threats. After that you can try booting into the Safe Mode.
Accidental deletion of system files only happen if you make use of the system files which most users don’t. In most of the cases, the system file missing and corruption issues are due to presence of malware in your computer. If you have an issue to boot your Windows 7-based computer in Safe Mode due to system file corruption, you will need to perform a repair installation of your operating system. Set your computer to boot from CD/DVD and then restart your computer after inserting the original Windows 7 operating system DVD. Now, you can follow the wizard instructions and perform repair installation. After the repair, you can boot into Safe Mode with no trouble.
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