How can I boot into safe mode on Windows 10?

Safe Mode is a fantastic Windows troubleshooting tool whether you are a basic home user or a IT Professional. To reboot into Safe Mode, follow these simple steps:

  1. At the Start Menu or login screen, click the Power button.
  2. Hold Shift, then click on the Restart entry.
  3. When Windows 10 asks you to select an option, choose Troubleshoot > Advanced Options.
  4. On the Advanced Options screen, select Startup Settings.
  5. Click the Restart button.
  6. Once Windows 10 reboots, you’ll see a Startup Settings screen and have to press a number key to get into Safe Mode. Press 4 for Safe Mode or 5 for Safe Mode with Networking.

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