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How to Turn on and Turn off Safe Mode in Windows 8

Is it possible to directly turn on or turn off safe mode in System Configuration? The answer is absolutely yes. And in order to prove the answer, this article will illustrate how to turn on and turn off safe mode in Windows 8 by making related setting in the Boot settings of System Configuration.

Video guide on how to turn on and turn off Safe Mode in Windows 8:

1. Steps to turn on safe mode in Windows 8:

Step 1: Open Run dialogue box.

Press WIN key and R key at the same time to open Run dialogue box.

Step 2: Input msconfig in the empty box and click OK.

Step 3: In System Configuration window, select Boot, check the box before Safe boot and click OK.


Step 4: In the next interface, tap Restart to apply the changes to the computer.

After restarting, the Safe Mode is turned on, as the following picture shows.

2. Steps to turn off safe mode in Windows 8:

Step 1: Repeat the step 1 and step 2 of the above.

Step 2: Select Boot in the System Configuration window.

As you can see from the following screen shot, the box before Safe boot is checked.

Step 3: Uncheck the box before Safe boot and click OK.

Step 4: In the following window, choose Restart to turn off safe mode.

In short, the steps to turn on safe mode are similar to the procedures to turn it off. Now, it remains for you to apply what you have learned in this article to turn on or turn off safe mode on your Windows 8 computer or on computers of other operating systems.

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