What is safe mode?
Refer to Wikipedia, safe mode refers to diagnostic mode used by a computer operating system which refer to a mode of operation by application software. When we run in safe mode, system will reduced functionality (many non-core components disabled).
In safe mode also, common virus or spyware will not active or fully functioning (or not function at all). So to solve any problems better in safe mode. Have you having problem with a virus or spyware cannot remove after scanned? Try in safe mode you will find the situation will changed.
What will happen in safe mode?
- display will set to lowest bit which you will find your wallpaper will turn to ugly view
- no sound
- no network connection
- no internet connection
- antivirus not running
- many more
So don't panic with what will happen.
How to run safe mode?
It's simple actually, when we turn on a computer, beep sound will come and system will running POST (Power On Self Test). On that time press F8 key on keyboard, then select safe mode (selection number 1) and press enter twice. When your system login to windows, dialog box will come out, just press spacebar. Now you in safe mode.
p/s: Try press F5, no selection menu just direct to safe mode >>:)