How to Enable F8 Key Safe Mode Option in Windows 10

The option to boot Windows Computer into Safe Mode using the F8 key is disabled, you are able to activate the safe mode with the F8 key Mode option on Windows 10 by changing the boot menu’s policy.

Set up F8 Key Safe Mode in Windows 10

Many users believe that the previous method of starting Windows PC with safe Mode using the F8 Key during the Startup procedure was simple.

Fortunately that you’re lucky because the F8 Key method of booting Windows computer into Safe Mode is still possible to enable on your PC by following the steps below.

1. Right-click on the Start button, and then click on the Command Prompt (Admin).

2. On the Command Prompt screen you can type bcedit/set default bootmenupolicy legacy , and then hit the Enter key on the keyboard of your PC.

3. Type Exit and hit the Enter key or shut down your Command Prompt Window.

4. Restart your computer to allow this change to be made.

After that, you’ll be able boot your computer into Safe Mode by pressing repeatedly the F8 key while your computer is running.

Be sure you’re pressing and release the F8 key without holding it down. If you don’t get the chance for you to Enter Safe Mode then simply start your system over again and then repeat the procedure.

Disable F8 Key Safe Mode Option in Windows 10

If you’re noticing that your PC is taking several seconds longer to boot up, you can disable the F8 Key Safe Mode to check if it improves the time to start.

1. Right-click on the Start button, and then click on the Command Prompt (Admin).

2. On the Command Prompt screen you can type bcedit/set default bootmenupolicy STANDARD. Press Enter. Enter key.

3. Close the Command Prompt window and restart your PC.

Following this you won’t be able to put your PC into Safe Mode with an F8 Key.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments