Why/Hw run computer in SafeMode whn chckng 4 virus

  Triprajul 21:25 14 Jun 2010


I am simply curious about this now but it could be information I might need in the future. In the past, on this Forum, people have been advised to run their computer in SafeMode while they run anti-malware programs like Spyware Blaster or Malwarebytes’ Anti-malware. The questions I have are:

1) How do you run a computer in SafeMode?

2) Finally, what is/are the advantage(s) of running anti-virus and/or anti-malware programs in SafeMode?

Any information given is greatly appreciated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:48 14 Jun 2010

1.How to start in safe mode click here

2.Auto starting programs do not start in safe mode therefore some virus / malware that disables anti virus programs do not start and disable the AV programs.

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