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Tweaks - My Mistake

Capricorn

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#1
My mistake was to follow a Tweak that I found on another site. I am running XP pro and the tweak was to close some of the programs running in the background,, as I keep getting low virtual memory messages. The tweak said that 18 running programs could be closed without trouble if I wasn't on a network. I closed them down, but when I rebooted I couldn't get passed the Welcome Window. The computer was completely frozen and could only be turned off at the wall. I wanted to get into Safe Mode to see if I could reenable the closed programs, but I couldn't. Nothing else worked. Can anyone tell me if Safe Mode is an option with XP pro and if so how to get into it.
 

Khayman

I'm sorry Hal...
Political User
#2
Normaly just press F8 right at the start of booting (just before it shows the boot screen- or just keep pressing it from the start) which should give you the menu to get to safe mode.
Otherwise boot from the XP cd and doa repair install windows
 

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