For diagnosing and troubleshooting the damage of windows computer as well as to remove viruses and check drivers and other damage, Safe Mode is an obvious choice. This is known as a diagnostic mode of a computer system. Sometimes, we cannot uninstall a program or delete some viruses through the Normal mode. In those cases, Safe Mode is the one and only option to perform the task.
It is the mode of the computer where no or minimum system or device drivers are loaded. This is the state for advanced troubleshooting of the computer. It is the state in which the computer will work under reduced functionality and many non-core components are disabled. In safe mode, you have access to only basic files and drivers of devices like mouse, monitor, keyboard, mass storage, base video, default system services, and no network connections. Although Safe Mode with Networking option allows the PC user to utilize the network.
Safe Mode is used to check different issues related to settings, infecting files like viruses, malwares, spywares etc. Under safe mode we can get jobs completed quicker than it could be completed in Normal Mode. Jobs like virus or malware scan, disc cleanup, disc defragmentation could be completed faster than in normal mode. The PC user can also get access to files locked due to some problem in the system software. They can fix issues related to the settings of different antivirus or firewalls which could not be done due to the active components of those applications in the normal mode which stays inactive in safe mode.
Cleanup of computer from junk and temporary files and folders could be done under safe mode in a better way as few of those unwanted files can't be deleted in normal mode as those are in use due to the related applications to be active at that time. Thus how it is an important troubleshooting and diagnostic mode of a computer to be used in accordance to the need of an advanced user.
While performing computer repair, one can disable particular program. Sometimes after a certain program installed windows problem starts. Even after uninstalling the program through the Normal Mode the problem persists. In these cases, the program is required to be uninstalled by using the Safe Mode.
Safe Mode is a standard and very useful feature of Windows. If you don't know how to use Safe Mode for troubleshooting you can talk to a remote tech support service provider. Accessing the Safe Mode is very easy. You just need to press F8 key when windows is booting. Then you will get a screen displaying options. Select Safe Mode with Networking option by using up and down arrow key and press enter.