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Safe mode is the special mode on Windows. It can solve some system problems which cannot be solved in the normal mode. In this essay, we will talk about how to get into safe mode on Windows. Besides, we will show you how to get into Windows when you forgot the login password.

how to get into safe mode on windows 7
Part 1: About Safe Mode
Safe Mode is a diagnostic mode of a computer operating system. The situations that you cannot get into the system and you want to fix some system issues are suitable for safe mode. It is intended to fix the problems within an operating system. Therefore, Windows 7 users can fix the problems in Safe Mode.
Windows 7 users can get into Safe Mode to solve many problems. For example, the file is occupied, and it cannot be deleted; the virus fragments remain; there is system recovery failure, like automatic restart, blue screen and black screen; the computer cannot get started due to the modified system settings; the malware cannot be uninstalled.

3 types of safe mode on Windows 7:

Safe mode: This is the default option. When you cannot get your computer started, you can use the core programs and services to get into Windows.

Safe Mode with Networking: It can boot Windows with the core programs and the networking drivers.

Safe Mode with Command Prompt: You can directly get access to an open Command Prompt windows when boot into Windows with the core programs.

Part 2: How to Get into Safe Mode on Windows 7?

Method 1: Get into Safe Mode through System Configuration

If Windows 7 is accessible, you can get into Safe Mode through System Configuration. Here are the steps.
Step 1: Search [msconfig] in the search box and then press the Enter key.
search msconfig on windows
Step 2: In the [Boot] tab, select [Safe boot] and then click on [Apply] – [OK].
Note: If you want to use the standard Safe Mode, please check [Minimal] under [Safe boot]. If you prefer to Safe Mode with networking, please check [Minimal] and [Network] at the same time.
windows 7 safe boot system configuration
Step 3: In the pop-up window, click on [Restart] to get into Safe Mode.
restart system in system configuration to get into safe mode on windows 7

Method 2: Press F8 to Get into Safe Mode

If you want to get into Safe Mode with Command Prompt on Windows 7, or you cannot get into Windows 7, you can press the F8 key to get into the mode. Here are the steps.
Step 1: Get the computer started while pressing the F8 key. Soon, see the screen Advanced Boot Options.
Step 2: Select one of the Safe Mode types. Then, press the Enter key to get into the mode.
select one of the Windows Advanced Options
These are the ways that you can get into Safe Mode on Windows 7. How if you forgot the login password? You can use the following method.
Part 3: How to Get into Safe Mode without Login Password?
When you forgot the login password, you can use Renee PassNow to get into Windows.

1. What is Renee PassNow?

Renee Passnow is the professional system rescue software which can help Windows users clear the password, create new administrator account, restore the disk/SD card data, retrieve the formatted drive, transfer data and fix Windows problems. Besides, it can fix the MBR boot reocrd, the DBR error parameters, 0xc00000e, black screen and blue screen.
If you cannot get into the crashed system, you can use the professional software to transfer the system data. Renee PassNow is here to help you.
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2. How to Remove Login Password with Renee PassNow?

It is easy to remove the login password with Renee PassNow. Even though you are a beginner, you can follow these steps to remove the password within minutes.
Step 1: First, download and install Renee PassNow in another computer. Insert CD/DVD/USB. Then, run the software. Select one option from [Crate a Live USB] and [Create a Live CD]. It is noted that the data should be backed up well when you insert the USB into the computer.
Step 2: Next, select [x64] or [x86] according to your computer. After that, click on [Download Now] to download the licensed ISO. Remember to activate the software beforehand. After that, click on [Create USB] to create the boot media. Click on [Eject USB] when the boot USB is created.
use renee passnow to create usb to reset passnword
Step 3: Insert the created USB into the target computer. Get the computer started and press the hot key to get into BIOS. Then, change the boot order as the USB. To know more about how to get into BIOS, please read this tutorial.
Note: If the boot disk is a USB flash drive, select [Removable Devices] as the first boot option. If you use a CD, select [CD-ROM Drive].
steps to change the boot order in BIOS
Step 4: When Renee PassNow is loaded, select [PassNow!].
click on passnow to reset login password
Step 5: Select the target account and then click on [Clear Password] to remove the login password. Then, eject the USB. After that, change the boot order as the USB in BIOS. Finally, get the computer restarted and then into Safe Mode.
clear login password with renee passnow
Besides, you can click [Create New Account] to create a new administrator account. Similarly, eject the USB flash drive and get the computer restarted. Use the new account to log in the system.
successfully create new account
After getting into Windows, you can follow the steps in Part 2 to enter Safe Mode.