How to start Windows XP in Safe mode

  JerryJay 23:47 09 Jan 2004
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I tried a software, but it crash the window. Everytime the window starts this program got loaded and crash the computer. I want to start the windows in safe mode and repair it, but I do n't know how to do it. According to microsoft, the start mode can be changed by press "F8" key when the machine start, but I cannot do this. Any one got any suggestion? I use WinXP home.

  ©®@$? 23:49 09 Jan 2004

f8 or ctrl

when the computer boots up repeatedly press f8 or ctrl

  powerless 23:50 09 Jan 2004
  hugh-265156 23:51 09 Jan 2004

tapping F8 or F5 works for me as windows starts.

  VoG II 23:53 09 Jan 2004

You have to keep tapping the F8 key.

  JerryJay 17:42 10 Jan 2004

Finally got it by tapping F8 just the right moment (tricky). Many thanks for all reply.

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