What’s safe mode? Safe mode helps users solve may Windows problems. The Windows will only load required drivers without other third-party programs loaded when you boot into safe mode. In this way, safe mode becomes an effective space for troubleshooting.
In early days, computer users can boot into safe mode directly by pressing related keys. But it is now difficult because of short startup time. That’s why many computer manufacturers stop this option. Now, it’s time to learn other ways to boot into Windows safe mode. This article will introduce several ways to boot into Windows 11 safe mode.
1 Boot Into Windows 11 in Safe Mode from Settings
Search Settings in the start menu and then click on search results to launch setting app.
Go into the system interface, choose Recovery.
Click on Restart now on the Advanced startup section.
Next, continue to click on Restart now button on the appearing popup.
After that, your system will restart, just go to Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Startup Settings. All Windows options will be listed. Click on Restart and then choose the safe mode by using Number keys. Now, Windows 11 will boot in safe mode.
- Press Number key 4 to Enable Safe Mode
- Press Number key 5 to Enable Safe Mode with Networking
- Press Number key 6 to Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
2 Boot Into Windows 11 in Safe Mode from Start
Boot in safe mode from start is an easy way. All you need is keyboard and Start menu. Press WINDOWS key to launch start menu, click on Power icon and click on Restart while holding the SHIFT key.
After restarting, go to Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Startup Settings. Then click on Restart button on the following screen. And choose the safe mode you want.
3 Boot Into Windows 11 Safe Mode from System Configurations
The first two ways we discussed will allow you boot into safe mode. But if you restart, your system will boot into the normal mode. How can we do if we want the system boot into safe mode whenever it restarts. You can achieve this by modifying system configurations. Moreover, the system will directly boot into Windows 11 safe mode without loading the recovery environment via this way. Let’s follow these steps.
Press WINDOWS key plus R key, enter msconfig and then click on OK button to go into the System Configuration window.
Navigate to the Boot tab, select Safe boot under Boot options and then click on OK button.
Next, click on Restart now button on the following windows.
Now, your system will boot into safe mode every time you launch your system. If you want to cancel this setting and boot your system into normal mode, just uncheck the Safe Mode in System Configuration.