Why press F8 cannot into safe mode in windows 8

Discussion in 'Submit Normal Help Requests' started by harris, May 22, 2013.

  1. harris New Member

    Hi all,
    Restart my computer,My computer restarts but before Windows launches, press "F8" key constantly.
    But cannot into safe mode. Why?
  2. KevinL Administrator

    Hi harris,
    in the command prompt and then press the Enter key:
    bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

    Press the Enter key,If completed successfully, You can see "The operation completed successfully." in the cmd windows. You now need to restart your computer for the change to go into effect. With this settings configured, you can now press F8 while Windows 8 starts in order to access Safe Mode and other Advanced Boot options.
  3. harris New Member

    Very good!

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