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How To Start Windows 7 in Safe Mode

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Login With an Administrator Account
Windows 7 Logon Screen

Windows 7 Safe Mode - Step 4 of 5

To start Windows 7 in Safe Mode, you must log on with an account that has administrator permissions.

Note: If you're not sure if any of your personal accounts have administrator privileges, logon using your own account and see if that works.

Important: If you're not sure what the password is to an account with administrator access, see How To Find the Administrator Password in Windows 7 for more information.

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