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    Safe Mode

    Cannot get into safe mode. Have used the F8 key, kept it pressed, tapped but no go.
    What am I doing wrong?

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    Hi Dave,
    type msconfig in the start menu search box.

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    The timing of when to tap the F8 key is touchy. It needs to be done after the BIOS screen appears but before Windows starts to boot. Too early and too late can prevent the boot menu from appearing.

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    Something else to consider here are the BIOS settings themselves.
    In my BIOS I can disable all keyboard & USB input during boot-up.

    Check your advanced boot settings in BIOS to see if this is so.
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