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Clean Boot Versus Safe Mode

Clean Boot Versus Safe Mode 2023-04-23


Forum Regular
Support Team
Oct 8, 2017
Yeppoon, QLD, Australia.
Bruce submitted a new resource:

Clean Boot Versus Safe Mode - explaining the difference between the two troubleshooting techniques

While basically the same, there is a subtle difference to understand.

Safe Mode only loads the core essentials to allow Windows to start and automatically turns off everything else.
Clean Boot is when you manually disable processes and services that get started when Windows boots.

So while the outcome may seem the same, Safe Mode has many more things unavailable than what Clean Boot does.

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