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February 17, 2023

How to start Windows in Safe mode

Fixing rare issues with the GameGuard anti-cheat to play on FASTCUP.NET may require you to enter Safe mode on Windows 10/11. Safe mode is a special mode of a computer operating system that skips launching third-party components and allow access for some functions that are restricted in normal mode.

Method 1

To enter Safe mode, you need to press the Windows logo key on your keyboard to open the search menu or use the Win+R key combination, type msconfig in the open box that appears, and press Enter.

After pressing Win+R hotkey

Then select the β€˜Boot’ tab and check the β€˜Safe Boot’ box in the β€˜Boot Options’ item.

After that, restart your PC to apply the changes, so the system will already be running in Safe mode.

Please note that to get back into normal mode, you need to follow the same steps and uncheck the β€˜Safe Boot’ checkbox.

Method 2

If for some reason you were unable to use the method above, you can also try the following one.

Press the Windows logo key on your keyboard to open the search menu, type Recovery Options in the open box, and then press Enter.

Windows Recovery Options

When the Settings screen opens, select β€˜Restart now’ right under β€˜Advanced setup’.

Select 'Advanced startup'

After your computer restarts, select β€˜Troubleshoot' and follow the instructions shown in the screenshots below.


Choose β€˜Advanced Options’

Open 'Advanced Options'

Choose β€˜Startup Settings’

Click β€˜Restart’

After your computer restarts, select 4 or press F4 to start in Safe Mode.

The system will start in Safe Mode.

After reboot you will get back from Safe mode into normal mode.

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