boot to safe mode WITHOUT networking using CMD immediately without waiting


infinity

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currently I use shutdown.exe -r -o, however it takes around 30 seconds for the system to start rebooting.

I also tried the msconfig route but it's not ideal, because I still need to switch off the safe mode after fixing my PC.

Is there a better command line I can use to reboot directly into safe mode WITHOUT networking?
 

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just to add: using bcdedit, I also have to toggle it back once I'm done. I'm looking for a command line that can let me do a once-off safe mode reboot, then back to normal startup after I'm done.
 

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Not a command line, but easy access. To exit easy Reboot to normal mode as well


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Also this tutorial may be useful:


see option 3:

#6 safe mode

and

#8 safe mode with command prompt
 

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infinity

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just to add: using bcdedit, I also have to toggle it back once I'm done. I'm looking for a command line that can let me do a once-off safe mode reboot, then back to normal startup after I'm done.

hi @zbook, have already tried bcdedit as mentioned above.
 

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FreeBooter

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Have you used /t 0 command?
 

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