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Start your PC in safe mode in Windows - Microsoft Support

After your PC restarts, you'll see a list of options. Select 4 or press F4 to start your PC in Safe Mode. Or if you'll need to use the internet, select 5 or press F5 for Safe Mode with Networking.

Find safe mode and other startup settings in Windows 10

Get to safe mode from Settings: Open Recovery settings. To open the settings manually, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Recovery. Under Advanced startup, select Restart now. After your PC restarts to the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.

Windows Startup Settings (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support

If you don't see Startup Settings, tap or click Advanced options, and then tap or click Startup Settings. Tap or click Restart, and then wait while your computer restarts. On the Startup Settings screen, choose an option. Sign in to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.

Open Office apps in safe mode on a Windows PC

This method works for most Office versions on a Windows PC: Right-click the Start button (lower-left corner) in Windows, and click Run. Alternatively, you can press the Windows logo key and the R key on your keyboard.
Applies To: Office 2021, Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, Microsoft 365

Advanced startup options (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support

To start in safe mode: Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer. Click the Start button , click the arrow next to the Shut Down button (or the arrow next to the Lock button), and then click Restart. Do one of the following:

Switching out of S mode in Windows - Microsoft Support

On your PC running Windows 10 in S mode, open Settings > Update & Security > Activation. In the Switch to Windows 10 Home or Switch to Windows 10 Pro section, select Go to the Store . (If you also see an "Upgrade your edition of Windows" section, be careful not to click the "Go to the Store" link that appears there.)

Open Outlook in safe mode - Microsoft Support

Open Outlook in safe mode. Outlook. If Outlook won't open, try opening it in safe mode, which disables add-ins. 1. Right-click the Start button, and click Run. 2. Type Outlook.exe /safe, and click OK. Tip: If Windows can't find Outlook.exe /safe, try using the full path to Outlook (for example C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OfficeXX, where XX is your version number).

Windows 10 and Windows 11 in S mode FAQ - Microsoft Support

Windows 11 in S mode is a version of Windows 11 that's streamlined for security and performance, while providing a familiar Windows experience. To increase security, it allows only apps from Microsoft Store, and requires Microsoft Edge for safe browsing.

Change the power mode for your Windows PC - Microsoft Support

To change the power mode, select Start > Settings > System > Power & battery. For Power mode , choose the one you want. Note: You might not be able to change the power mode when a custom power plan is selected.
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