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    boot options (all)

    Blog entry from the Micrososft OEM group - Vista knowledge from the OEM team and others... : Vista tips and tricks... changing boot options on the fly.. Looks very useful for troubleshooting & debugging.

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    Re: boot options (all)

    joeperez
    Hello, and greetings. I followed the link, but i don't understand how this helps "for troubleshooting & debugging". Could you please explain what you mean by this? Regards Plain Fred.
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    Re: boot options (all)

    If you are having some issue with your system where it won't boot all the way or it will boot and then die immediately, this allows you to change your environment setting debug options, disabling some hardware, putting limits on memory and cpu usage. One or more of these may be required to isolate and identify the source of a problem.

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    Re: boot options (all)

    joeperez,
    hello,and thank you for your response. Is this similar to "booting" in "safe mode F8" ?
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    Re: boot options (all)

    No. You can still boot into safe mode in Vista. This is changing system settings and still doing a regular boot so you get the regular drivers and services loaded while trying to debug a problem.

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    Re: boot options (all)

    joeperez,
    Thank's for the explanation, Regards Plain Fred.
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