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How to Get Out of Safe Mode on Windows 10?

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Safe Mode is a special Windows feature that shows up to say when you have problems with your computer. To be exact, if there is a faulty driver or a hardware change that hasn’t passed as it should, or you have a problem with system files, there is a high chance you will face the “Safe Mode”.

In other words, if you are using Windows 10, or any other Windows, you will sooner or later end up with the Safe Mode opening, instead of regular, full-featured Windows.

Of course, this PC behavior can indicate some serious issues with your computer; yet, in most cases, this is just a temporary issue that can be easily fixed, and here are a couple of ways to manage it.

How to Get Out of Safe Mode on Windows 10

Getting out of the Safe Mode can be done in multiple ways and here, we will present the most common ones.

How to Get Out of Safe Mode on Windows 10 with the Help of Reset

One of the easiest and most used ways how to get out of Safe Mode is by using the Reset option that can fix numerous problems, and not only this issue. To do that, you need to do the following:

  1. First, go to Start

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    and choose “Power” from the left side menu.

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  3. After that, select “Restart” and that should be it.
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How to Get Out of Safe Mode on Windows 10 with the Help of Run Command

Another way you can get rid of Safe Mode is through the “Run” command:

  1. If you have opted for this one, you first have to open the “Run” command, which can be managed by pressing “Windows key” + R, typing “msconfig” in its empty field, and pressing “OK”. (If you are not logged in as an Administrator, you will be asked to enter Admin credentials).
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  3. Once you do that, select the “Boot” tab and under “Boot options” and uncheck the square next to “Safe Boot”,

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    press “Apply”, after that click “OK” and wait for the System Configuration window to open.

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  5. Once it does, choose whether you want to restart the PC right away and apply the changes, or to exit without the restart and do it yourself when you want and that is it.
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  7. Safe mode should now be disabled.

How to Get Out of Safe Mode on Windows 10 with the Help of Command Prompt

The third and the last way in this guide gets you out of Safe Mode on Windows 10 is with the help of Command Prompt, and this is the path you should follow:

  1. In the beginning, enter Command Prompt by typing “Command Prompt” in the Search box,

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    right-clicking it when it appears in the results, and selecting “Run as Administrator”. (If you are not logged in as an Administrator, you will be asked to enter Admin credentials).

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  3. Once the Command Prompt window opens, type “bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot” and press Enter.
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  5. After that, restart your PC, as explained in the first example, or type “shutdown /r” in the Command Prompt, press Enter one more time,

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    select “Close” when a new window pops-up and that is it.

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Miodrag Matović is a tech geek who loves writing about everything related to computers. He’s a graduate graphic designer, but found his passion elsewhere. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family, dance with his wife, and put together new computers.

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