RE: Windows cannot complete installation in safe mode
I can access, by the way, a command prompt with my installation disc. I'm
just not very good at commandline editing, so I don't feel comfortable
trying, without help, to edit my boot order configuration through it.
> Okay, I need help.
> After I had to restore my system (with backup) I was told by my PC
> manufacturer that I needed to start Windows in safe mode, log on as an
> administrator, and make some changes. I set msconfig to start windows in
> Safe Mode (which I've since learned I shouldn't have done). Now, when I try
> to boot, I get a message stating that "windows cannot complete installation
> in safe mode" and it restarts. And does it again. And again.
> I can still access the BIOS menus, the boot menus, etc, but if I try to boot
> in a normal Windows start, it continues to try Safe Mode (because of the
> config change, I guess) and won't start. Last Known Good Configuration
> likewise hangs with the "cannot complete installation in safe mode" message.
> Any thoughts on how to workaround this?
> windows vista home premium